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Jewish Culture Center - CLOSED

Rua Oscar Freire, 2500 | Sumaré, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05409-012, Brazil
(11) 3065-4333
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Jewish Culture to everyone

For many years I used to live very close to this place and in every chance to visit I did. It... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2015
Vanessa P
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Calgary, Canada
Visiting Sao Paulo

We went there at 11 a.m. today (a Wednesday) and were told it opens at noon. We came back to find... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2015
Scott S
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Built in the shape of a large Torah, São Paulo's Jewish Cultural Center is one of the largest in Latin America. Combined with the on-site Casa de Cultura de Israel (House of Israeli Culture), the center hosts art and photography exhibitions, religious and secular workshops, film retrospectives, concerts, and theatrical performances. Recent exhibitions included the visual art retrospective “Exile and Modernity: Space and the Foreigner in São Paulo. Tue-Sat 12pm-9pm, Sun 11am-7pm
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Jun 30, 2015
“Jewish Culture to everyone”
Jun 3, 2015
“Visiting Sao Paulo”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rua Oscar Freire, 2500 | Sumaré, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05409-012, Brazil
Pinheiros
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(11) 3065-4333
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

For many years I used to live very close to this place and in every chance to visit I did. It offers diverse Jewish art exposition to everyone interested in art and culture. There is a permanent exposition about famous Jewish people around the world....More

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

We went there at 11 a.m. today (a Wednesday) and were told it opens at noon. We came back to find only one level of exhibits, about 10 posters explaining our Jewish holidays, all in Portuguese. No other exhibits were open; no docent was available;...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed February 22, 2014

This impressive building designed in the shape of a vast, concrete Sefer Torah towers over the Sumare subway station and surrounding streets. Housing a theatre, exhibition space, cafe, library and working areas over several floors it is well worth a visit, especially if you time...More

1  Thank caro_bee99
Reviewed September 14, 2012

Interesting construction with an extensive collection revealling the Jewish life and contribution to the city's development.

1  Thank MDR_11
Reviewed February 9, 2012

Wounderfull building with very nice expositions and exhibitions. A nice caffe and a charming view of a modern metro station on a bridge over one of the largest aveneus of Sao Paulo. A nice place to see the sun set in Sao Paulo

2  Thank LontraSo
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Pinheiros
Exploring Pinheiros, a neighborhood known for cozy
restaurants and cafes, you will notice a youthful
energy. Several cultural centers and institutes
surround the area and even its main church, Calvário,
hosts a traditional Brazilian “Festa Junina” - a
celebration with traditional music, dance, and food
during the months of June and July. On the weekends,
residents gather at Benedito Calixto Square, a loud
...More
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