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Through the lens of Nissim Levis

Τhe town and the community

In the early years of the 20th century, Ioannina was the administrative centre of the western extremity of the Ottoman state, a region replete...

Nissim Levis and “Amele Zion”

Nissim was actively involved in the Zionist movement and served as president of “Amele Zion”, the Zionist Federation of Epirus. Also involved were his...

Τhe Levis family

Matathias David Levis was the head of the Talmudic school of Ioannina in the middle of the 19th century. With his wife, Sarah, they...

Davidjon Effendi Levis

As stated in his obituary, “amiable, gentle in character and always helpful” to his homeland and his coreligionists, Davidjon Effendi Levis “had all the...

Nissim Levis’ Panorama

One of the best devices ever produced to project glass slides was the “Jules Richard Le Taxiphote Stereo-Classeur” projector, which hit the market just...

Digital Presentation

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At the end of the 19th century, photographic studios began operating in Ioannina to meet the demand from well-off families for sittings. A number...

Exhibition Contibutors

All photographs and artifacts from the Photographic Archive and the Collections of the Jewish Museum of Greece, unless otherwise specified. For the loan of authentic...

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