The Great Synagogue of Rome (Italian: Tempio Maggiore di Roma) took two years to build and was completed in 1904.

It is the largest synagogue in Rome and was constructed as magnificent as it is in order to showcase the revival of the Jewish pride in Rome after the terror of the ghetto and destruction of Jewish life. The women section overlooks the men section. The rainbow colors of the […]

This past friday, as we walked past the great synagogue of Florence, we saw a man standing with a bouquet of flowers.

He shared the following story, “My dad was in the US army during WWII and was a liberator of two concentration camps. Dad told me, “I liberated the camps. I saw the carnage with my own eyes. We mustn’t ever forget. And if we make sure to never forget it […]

Meet Leah

“Earlier this month, I ate at Ruth’s Kosher Restaurant in Florence, Italy. I saw one of the employees, Leah, working so hard to help her Abba. It was really inspiring to see the restaurant serving Jewish travelers from America, France, Israel and more. I showed Leah the “Humans of Judaism” […]

“Last month, my friends and I studied abroad in Florence, Italy. We visited Chabad often as well as the one kosher restaurant in the city, called Ruth’s. Only a very small Jewish community remains in Florence- I believe numbering around 300, who mostly reside in the area neighboring the Sinagoga di Firenze…”

“Last month, my friends and I studied abroad in Florence, Italy. We visited Chabad often as well as the one kosher restaurant in the city, called Ruth’s. Only a very small Jewish community remains in Florence- I believe numbering around 300, who mostly reside in the area neighboring the Sinagoga […]