Percorso della Memoria, visit to the Ghetto and the Jewish Museum

Posted on: April 20th, 2017 by intern No Comments


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Meeting point: 10.15 am Campo San Canciano, Cannaregio (see map)

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The visit is highly recommended for the students of Prof. Pes’course S1701 History of Venice
The costs are sponsored by VIU for students of S1701 course.

18 extra places are available for any other student and professor interested!

Extra participants: the cost of the visit to the Jewish Museum is 10 euro/student under 26 and 12 euro/over 26
To get the reduced price, please remember to bring your university/VIU Card with you
The ticket will be bought on the spot.

- 10.15 am: A walk through Italian history of resistance in Venice: Campo San Canciano – Bruno Crovato; Ponte dei Sartori – Luigi Borgato; Calle Priuli – Giuseppe Tramontin; Fondamenta San Felice – Ubaldo Belli; Calle Colombina – Piero Favretti; Campiello del Magazin – Augusto Picutti; Corte Correra – Manfredi Azzarita.
- 11.30 am: The cortege arrives to Campo del Ghetto Nuovo, where the Jewish Museum of Venice is situated, accompanied by the April 25th Choir – Mezzalira Olivolo. Commemoration at the monument in memory of the Shoah.
- 12 pm: Visit to the Jewish Museum of Venice

To confirm your participation, please sign the roster at the Front Office before Monday 24 at 3 pm.


Some Info:
The Jewish Museum of Venice is placed between the two most ancient Venetian synagogues. It is a little 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 the 19th centuries are a lively witnessing of the Jewish tradition. The museum furthermore offers a wide selection of ancient books and manuscripts and some objects used in the most important moments of the cycle of civil and religious life.
The museum is built in two areas, the first one devoted to the cycle of Jewish festivities and to objects used for liturgy, the latter- planned with a greater educational approach- deals with the history of Venetian Jews through images and objects.



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