It is a not well known fact but Thessaloniki was once a predominantly Jewish city. Due to the Spanish Inquisition in 1492 when Queen Izabella and King Ferdinand of Spain expelled the Sepharadic Jews from Spain, Thessaloniki became a Jewish capital. Already, since the early…
Whilst I was a visitor to Thessaloniki I have read a few books about the history and the effects of the Holocaust. The museum is small - which for me is good. I read many of the explanations of the exhibits ( they are in Greek and English) but I was still only in the museum for…
The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki explains the tragic story of the Jews during Holocaust. It is a terrible story told well in the museum. All visiting Thessaloniki should visit the museum to understand what happened here.
in this museum you can see and read a lot about the jewish community in thessaloniki before deportation to the polish camps. this community consisted about half of thessaloniki population at that time,,,,that is why the whole city was affected by this community in all respects.…
I have been to Jewish Museums in many cities. While informative, it did not have same effect on me as others.