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40 years of active presence

Friday, December 9, 2022
    Inauguration of the new temporary exhibition “Stone Paths – Stories Set in Stone: Jewish Inscriptions in Greece”

    PRESS RELEASE The Jewish Museum of Greece and the Epigraphic Museum document the presence of the Jews of Greece since the end of 4th century BC! The life-time project of the Jewish Museum, now available to the Athenian public The Jewish Museum of Greece (JMG) was pleased to announce a new temporary exhibition of great […]

    “Art of Memory and Commemoration”

    The contemporary art exhibition, presented at the Jewish Museum of Greece, constitutes an integral part of the common exhibition hosted by the two museums.

    Health protection measures

    According to Government regulations (Government Gazette 2137/30-4-2022), for your entrance to the Museum you are not required to present a vaccination certificate or COVID19 vaccination and recovery certificates, until 31 August 2022.

    “Stone Paths – Stories Set in Stone: Jewish Inscriptions in Greece”

    New temporary exhibition of the Jewish Museum of Greece and the Epigraphic Museum.

    The Jewish Museum of Greece – 40 years

    Watch the anniversary video for the 40 years of the Jewish Museum of Greece.

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    Within the realm of the new challenges cultural institutions are faced with, and of their creative responses, the Jewish Museum of Greece presents this new virtual tour to all digital visitors the world over, enriched with many points of interest and with tridimensional images of selected artifacts from the museum collections.

    Zanet I. Battinou

    Archaeologist, JMG Director

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    Visit the digital exhibitions of the JMG


    In December, Hanukkah is celebrated for 8 days by the kindling of one light on the first night and an additional one each succeeding night. The holiday commemorates the re-consecration of the Temple after the victory of the Maccabees in 165 BCE over their Syrian overlords. Hanukkiyah, standing lamp, sheet brass with pierced Judaeo-Spanish inscription, donated by “Azaria  H. Shabbetai, Hanukkah 1933", from Verroia Synagogue.  

    The Oral History Archive of the Jewish Museum of Greece (OHA)

    The OHA today contains a total of 125 interviews, 69 by men and 55 by women, 14 in audio and the rest in audio-visual format. The interviews, conducted in the Greek language, constitute a record of the lives of members of the Jewish communities of Greece. There is more than 200 hours of material. About 30% of the interviews...

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    Include more than 10,000 original artefacts, which document the material evidences of 2.300 years of Jewish history and culture in Greece

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