Venice is a city replete with Jewish history, including the first printing of holy books, such as two of Judaism’s most important, the Rambam’s Mishneh Torah and the Shulchan Aruch. For two decades, Chabad of Venice has been serving tourists from all over the world, as well as our local community. We hope you enjoy reading about our activities, which are certain to inspire. From what the past 20 years has already brought to the city, you can trust that Chabad of Venice will continue to deliver the best of Jewish education, art and culture.
Via San Francesco, 19 - I-34133 Trieste Map Trieste The Synagogue is open to the public with guided tours: Sundays at 10:00, 11:00 and 12:00. The tour, organized by a specialized guide, takes about 45 minutes. Monday , Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10.00 to 11.00 will be available to visitors new audio guides in Italian, English and German. Ticket price per person: € 3.50 for individuals; € 2.80 for people over 65 and disabled; € 2.50 for groups (minimum 20 people), € 2.00 euro for school groups (minimum 20 persons). Reservations are required only for groups.
The synagogue in Merano in 1901 officially opened. During the Shoah, it was not destroyed. Between 1943 and 1945 it was robbed by the Nazis from all cult objects and used as stables. Except for the Jewish holidays and the Sabbath, the synagogue can be visited.
Once again, the European Jewry is preparing to open its doors and telling thousands of visitors interested to know us more closely: Sunday, September 6 synagogues and other places full of memory and Jewish presence will be the focus of attention, illustrated by many volunteer guides that wherever narreranno our stories and explain the cornerstones of our culture, the wise belief that spreading awareness contributes to spread respect and acceptance of others.
Lately grow, alas, intolerance and rejection against Jews, but for this to continue to talk about our traditions and our identity can help to overcome old prejudices.
The theme chosen in 2015 as a perspective from which to look at the Jewish world is essentially a replica of the proper meaning of the Day: Bridges - Bridges .
The bridge is a means of transportation, a traversal of essential because two different worlds can communicate. Today more than ever to communicate - establish bridges is essential. For all.