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    The Jewish Museum of Greece – 40 years

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

    Moments at the Jewish Museum of Greece

    Take a short photographic journey of memories.


    On this day, we remember the thousands of our brethren who were murdered in the Holocaust, from Greece and from the whole of Europe. May they never be forgotten and may their legacy be kept alive, in the service of peace, safety, social equality and human dignity.

    The JMG launches upgrated digital app

    "The Second World War and the Holocaust of the Greek Jews 1941 - 1944". Renewed and enriched interactive application for displaying archival material, which summarizes the history and events of World War II, the history of the Holocaust in Europe and more extensively in Greece.

    The Jewish Museum will remain closed

    Dear Visitor, We would like to inform you that according to the instructions we received from the Greek State, the Jewish Museum of Greece will remain closed, until further notice. For any further development, please, check our website and our social media pages. We wish you good health and look forward...

    Highlights from the LET THERE BE LIGHT Kristallnacht Campaign

    Despite the fact that Kristallnacht, which saw the destruction of thousands of synagogues and Jewish institutions, took place 82 years ago, the world has still not learned the lessons of the past. Attacks on Houses of Worship of all faiths continuously occur, time and time again. This year, the...


    On November 9, 1938, a two-day pogrom began during which the Nazis burned more than 1,400 synagogues and Jewish institutions in Germany and Austria on ‘Kristallnacht’ (The Night of Broken Glass), a critical moment in the chain of events that led to the Holocaust. Today, November 9, 2020, the International...

    “At the crossroads: The Jewish Community of Corfu”

    PRESS RELEASE The Jewish Museum of Greece participated again this year in the memorial events of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), that took place from 23 - 25 October 2020 in Corfu, within the frame of the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The events have been organised...

    The Permanent Exhibition of the Jewish Museum of Greece

    The Jewish Museum of Greece was first established in 1977 and housed in a small room next to the city’s synagogue. It housed objects salvaged from WW II, mainly artefacts, documents and manuscripts of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as ritual artefacts, documents and jewelry. In late...

    Preventive conservation at the Jewish Museum of Greece as a long-term collection management policy

    Preventive conservation at the Jewish Museum of Greece as a long-term collection management policy. In the framework of the European Day Conservation Restoration 2020, 11 October 2020 The Department’s first task was to re-organize the storage areas and some of the displays in the Museum’s former premises in 1994. In anticipation...