Over a thousan year of history, İstanbul was, several times in history, the turning point for European and Russian Jewish communities. Judaica tours offers you the opportunity to withness that history.
According to a document dated 16 may 1693; the Ahrida synagogue is active since 1404. The synagogue was built by the Jewish community coming from Ohri, Macedonia.
The Main Hall of the Museum
THE ZULFARIS SYNAGOGUE (JEWISH MUSEUM): he name of the synagogue comes from the street of the synagogue: Zulf-U Arus. Zulf-u Arus in old Turkish means the fringe of a bride. Because most of the Jewish weddings were held in this temple, the street was name the fringe of a bride. Today the street is called Percemli Sokak, which has the same meaning in modern Turkish.
Key Jewish Tours, a travel agency specialized in Jewish Itineraries in Italy, will lead you through the many cultural and historical Jewish sites. We can organize meetings with local communities and provide for kosher food in all Italian cities, using specialized kosher caterers with the certificate of the local Rabbinate. Contact us to discover a new side of Italy! not only Rome, Florence and Venice, but many new destinations in the smaller enchanting cities!
We offer tour-guiding, interpreting, and genealogy research help in Lodz and in other Polish cities. Services are usually provided by local Polish Jewish students. We speak English, Spanish, French, and some other languages. E-mail Piotr for a quote.