Friday, September 30, 2016 – 1.15 pm
The Jewish Museum of Venice is located in Campo del Ghetto Novo, between the two most ancient synagogues in Venice.
It is a small but very rich museum founded in 1953 by the Jewish Community of Venice.
The precious objects shown to public, important examples of goldsmith and textile manufacture made between the 16th and 19th centuries, are a lively witnessing of the Jewish tradition. Furthermore, the museum offers a wide selection of ancient books and manuscripts and some objects used in the most important moments of civil and religious life.
The museum is divided into two areas: the former devoted to the cycle of Jewish festivities and to liturgical objects, the latter -planned with a greater educational approach- deals with the history of Venetian Jews through images and objects.
Our intern Celeste will be waiting for you at 1.15 pm in Campo del Ghetto Novo, in front of entrance of the Jewish Museum of Venice (how to get there)
7 euro, due to the VIU Front office; the visit is compulsory and free for students attending the courses Cultural History of the Jewish Diaspora and Jewish History and Culture in Imperial Russia and in the USSR To participate: all students and faculty wishing to take part to the visit have to sign in the list posted on the door of the classroom corridor by Sep. 23