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    Dilos

    Various references in the writings of Flavius Josephus testify to the existence of a Jewish community on the island, which was a thriving cosmopolitan...

    Chania

    Jews started settling on the island of Crete from Hellenistic times, mainly from important cities of the time, such as Alexandria and Ephesus. It...

    Rhodes

    Jews settled in Rhodes for the first time in the 2nd c. BCE, and have since had a continuous presence on the island, throughout its...

    Corfu

    Up to the 16th century, Corfu boasted an important Jewish Community, with two main synagogues - the Romaniote and the Italian (Apulian) one. During the 19th century,...

    Chalkis

    The Jews of Chalkida belong to the Romaniote community. Theirs may not have been the first community to be established on Greek soil, but...

    Volos

    The Jewish presence in Volos is documented since the reign of King Philippos ΙV (297-221 BCE). Massive emigration of Jews to Volos took place...

    Larissa

    The presence of a Jewish community in Larissa dates back to the 2nd century BCE. In 1881, 2,800 Jews lived in Larissa and operated seven...

    Ioannina

    The Jewish Community of Ioannina was founded in the 8th century. It is one of the largest and most typical Romaniote Jewish communities in Greece,...

    Jewish Sites and Organizations in Other Cities

    Twenty-three centuries of Jewish presence in Greece have left their mark in more ways than one. Material remains to this legacy can be found...

    The Cultural Center of the J.C. of Athens

    Τhe Cultural Centre of the Jewish Community of Athens was founded by the community shortly after World War II. Since 1979, its premises have...

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