If you find yourself in Barbados I highly recommend a visit to this synagogue. Very interesting to learn about how it was founded and developed.
About Nidhe Israel Synagogue and Museum
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Well preserved. History recorded. Definitely worth a visit, support and to spread the word of the existence of this synagogue, as well as the museum attached to it. I've met Barbadians who have family members who were Jewish. Yes, many have been absorbed into the...More
We visited during Carifest and saw a art exhibition curated by a young man. It was informative and interesting. We then visited the museum. It was so interesting and sad to read the history of Barbados, which documented the growth of the sugar industry with...More
The tour was very informative. I learnt about the origin of the synagogue and the practices that are aligned to it. and it was fascinating to have been informed about the characteristics of the water, which the ladies visited during their menstrual period (I tnink)...More
Unlike many visitors, we have personal reasons for coming here. Barbados was home to the extended family, which has long been part of the Jewish community. (Parents and other family members are buried in the adjacent synagogue.) Even though we do not come as tourists,...More
We were pleasantly surprised to see how important the Jewish history is to the island and what an amazing tour of the grounds and museum we enjoyed . You will learn, don't miss this.
This is a beautiful Authentic Synagogue as well as a very Interesting Museum, truly worth a visit. Especially charming is the "Bath House" which is home to an underground Spring which was used by the Men to wash extremities before going into the Synagogue, and...More
This is an amazing educational experience. I am not Jewish but really enjoyed visiting with my children. Wonderfully restored, with so much history. In the middle of a UNESCO World Heritage site. More development planned on site.
I loved the interactive feel the museum provided, i must visit now its been renovated.looking forward to the visit.