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“Good Museum” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Museo Ebraico di Roma

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Romantic Sunset Aperitif in Jewish Ghetto
Teaneck, New Jersey
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“Good Museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2014

Do not expect a blow away experience. The museum is small and yet it portrays Jewish Rome well, both the history and the present day community.

Visited February 2014
Thank Paul R
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Pnei Kedem
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“Beautiful Synagogue Very Unique Prayer Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2014

I prayed at the synagogue both Friday night and Shabbat morning, the building is breathtaking, with frescoes, murals, stained glass, etc. Services were unique and impressive, unlike anything I've ever experienced, the nusach of prayer is unique to the Italian community. However services were hard to follow especially in the morning. There is a kiddush following morning services on shabbat, and a speach in Italian.

Visited March 2014
2 Thank Chana R
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“Worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2014

We walked quite a distance in the rain to see the synagogue and museum, and we weren't disappointed. A guided tour is included in the price of admission, and our English-speaking guide was quite knowledgeable. The museum itself consisted of 7 rooms of artifacts on display, and the synagogue was both beautiful and of historic interest. Photography is not allowed, either inside the building or on the grounds - most likely for security reasons, but guidebooks, etc, are available in the gift shop. I doubt most people would make this their first point of interest to visit on a trip to Rome, but if time allows it's certainly worth checking it out.

Visited February 2014
2 Thank Mark G
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“History of the Jews in Rome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2014

A nice museum located in the Great Synagogue located in the "Jewish Ghetto". There is an audio tour of the museum which in detail describes the history. Well done. There is also a tour of the small as well as the main synagogue. The Great Synagogue is a beautiful structure ornately decorated. Would be a special treat to experience a service there. Worth the visit.

Visited November 2013
2 Thank frugalarnie
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Perth, Australia
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“A glimpse into the Jewish people of Rome”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2014

It is always nice to see inside somehwere one would not normally be able to go. This is what the tour of the Jewish Museum allows. Our English-speaking guide gave a good amount of detail, not too overwhelming, about the background of the Jewish people in Rome. This was probably the most interesting part of the tour.

The entry price of €11 covered the tour of the 2 synagogues and a visit to the museum. The museum was secondary to the tour. The synogues were ornate yet simple, pristine yet used.

Our whole visit took about 40 minutes.

Visited January 2014
5 Thank HelenRose
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