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Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue

Opens in 6 min: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Small but exquisite

For a small charge, this Synagogue provides entrée into the remarkable life stories of the Jewish... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
adelaidejane2017
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Adelaide, Australia
Amazing to See

Amazing to See, fully of attention to detail and history. Outside and inside are stunning. Worth a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul S
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Essex, United Kingdom
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From the 1st of November we are closed for the public. If you wish to visit us please contact us by phone or by email in order to make an appointment.
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Simmiou & Dossiadou street | Medieval Town, Rhodes Town 851 00, Greece
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 3, 2017

I went there to research my next novel and they were all very helpful. To actually meed a survivor from Auschwitz is incredible and I was moved to tears. There is plenty of literature in the little shop, and everyone is very kind. The history...More

5  Thank Patricia W
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Although the sign says it should have been open, I was disappointed to find it closed when I arrived. There is a message on the door asking visitors to call if they wanted to see the synagogue to arrange an appointment. If you do make...More

3  Thank Vacation733381
jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2017

Dear sir, We would like to thank you for taking your time to write a comment and for your visit. We do not know which date you came to visit us and on what time. Outside there is a sign that says clearly that we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a small charge, this Synagogue provides entrée into the remarkable life stories of the Jewish people of Rhodes. The interior of the Synagogue is beautiful with its pebbled floor and light filled interior. It provides a calm and contemplative space to reflect on the...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We really appreciate your nice comments! Its very important to us to keep alive the memory of the 4000 Jewish people who used to live here, their history, their customs.... music is part of it.... We hope you visit us again in the near future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing to See, fully of attention to detail and history. Outside and inside are stunning. Worth a visit to.

Thank Paul S
jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your good comments! We feel pleased when people like you appreciate this place and it gives us strength and courage to continue our efforts to keep this place open.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the place is very unic and old...you cn see that the place is very holly and saint...its close in shabat

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jcrh0des, Γενικός Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We much appreciate your comments and that you have taking the time to send your review. We are very pleased that you have enjoyed your visit to our Synagogue and Museum.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am always one to a synaguge in a place I have not visited before, particularly if it is also a museum. I am not Jewish myself, but I am a researcher of the Holocaust. The exhibition on Jewish life was interesting, and although the...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting our Synagogue and Museum. It's always nice when people appreciate our efforts to keep this place open with the support of our visitors!

Reviewed October 8, 2018

Although the history of the Jews in Rhodes is a very sad one, this synagogue and attached museum are well worth the visit if you want to learn more about what was once a thriving community in the city.

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us and for your nice comments!

Reviewed September 30, 2018

Very intresting historic sinagog and well kept museum. We learned allot about the history of İsland and I think all visitors must visit this place..

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for visitng us! We are very happy that you found the history of the Synagogue interesting! As it was build in 1577 it has a lot of history behide it!

Reviewed September 28, 2018

very moving building but also very interesting from a historic perspective. Visiting the museum afterwards helps put its story into context

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to write these nice comments!

Reviewed September 15, 2018

We had an amazing visit here, a private tour with Isaac, whose mother and father grew up on Rhodes. He offered a wonderful history of the Jews of Rhodes, and an extensive walk through the Jewish quarter. The synagogue itself is absolutely beautiful. There are...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for taking a tour with Isaac!!!!

Reviewed September 15, 2018

Visited five years ago and spent a wonderful time talking with the gentleman in the synagogue. I don't speak Greek, he didn't speak English, but we both spoke Spanish. Very moving to hear his experiences and those of the whole community. I am traveling back...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write all this nice comments! We look forward to have you visiting us!!!!

Reviewed September 13, 2018

We went to the service for Rosh Ha Shana New Ter and it was for me a very special and spiritual experience.The building is beautiful and the museum next door teaches you what a vibrant Jewish community once thrived there until the Nazi occupation during...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you for visiting us and taking part in our services . It is important for us such days to fill our Synagogue with people. This gives us strength to continue trying to keep the doors open!

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rzwtraveler
April 18, 2018|
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Response from jcrh0des | Property representative |
Yes we will have services for Rosh Hashana. Send us an email at jcrhodes@otenet.gr closer to the date so, we will send you the timetable of the services.
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April 30, 2017|
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Response from JustJulieNYC | Reviewed this property |
we booked thru synagogue- Mr Isaac Habib toured us... interesting and sad. Very small fee
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Jan H
March 12, 2017|
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Response from rtb649 | Reviewed this property |
I did not pay an entrance fee but they do look for donations
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