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U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art

25 Hillel, Jerusalem 9458125, Israel
+972 2-624-1610
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. One of the hidden not so known museums of Jerusalem Located in downtown in 1865 buildings,that... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Jerusalem, Israel
Like visiting Venice in Jerusalem

The museum, though small, maximizes its exhibit space. It is currently running a wide-ranging... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Bob B
Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
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Dedicated to preserving and displaying objects related to Jewish life in Italy from the Middle Ages to present day, this museum features a rich collection including doors of a Torah Ark, a 15th-century stone tablet and brass and silver Hannukkiot (Hannukkah lamps).
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25 Hillel, Jerusalem 9458125, Israel
+972 2-624-1610
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

. One of the hidden not so known museums of Jerusalem Located in downtown in 1865 buildings,that used to be a German Pilgrimage hostel and than the Schmidt School,The Italian Jewry Museum since 1983. Rich exhibit of Judaica,very nice exhibition of the Venezia Jewish Geto...More

Thank airport2015
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The museum, though small, maximizes its exhibit space. It is currently running a wide-ranging exhibit on Jewish Venice which, for those who didn't know, had the first Jewish ghetto. We were lucky enough to join a tour in English, which helped tremendously, though the exhibits...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This museum is small enough to be easy on the feet but don't judge it based on its size--it packs in the information! A new exhibition on now highlights the life of the Jews in the Venetian Ghetto. It's truly exceptional, with an eighteenth-century sukkah...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Visited that place only outside but it is located at a beautiful, quiet place, ideal to rest. Italian Jewish students or tourists from Italy know that place and often care for a lively atmosphere.

Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Our family visited the Museum of Italian Jewish Art this spring. I'd been considering the visit for a while, but the museum isn't open every day and the hours of operation are limited, so make sure to check the internet of dates/times before you plan...More

Thank SandiF85140
Reviewed 13 April 2016

A very small but really lovely museum of Italian Jewish art and life. Very well put together with fascinating information provided through computer interface. It is closed on Mondays.

Thank plafield
Reviewed 12 January 2016

This museum houses exhibits of Judaica and artwork from the rich Jewish communities that were located in Italy for thousands of years.

Thank VisitIsrael
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Great Deal!!! 5 museum's in one ticket for only 50 NIS (14 usd). The ticket last for 5 months. The museum's are: Museum of Islamic Art The Old Court Museum Museum on the SIM Hechal Shlomo Museum And the Italian Jewish Art Museum

Thank Gilad L
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We visited Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art and found it to be a pearl in Jerusalem and a must see for tourists and local residence. The Jewish art is presented in silver ,fabric and wood and from the 18 century. Great place to visit...More

1  Thank Yossi N
Reviewed 28 October 2014

It is hard to believe that this small and interesting museum has been open since 1952! I spent 4 years in Israel in the 1980s and never heard of it. It was a great discovery. There are many interesting pieces on display, and a synagogue...More

1  Thank Susana61
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