馃嚠馃嚬 Buon giorno da Roma

View this post on Instagram 馃嚠馃嚬 Buon giorno da Roma Good morning from Rome 馃晬 The Great Synagogue of Rome 馃帴 @gokoshertravel via @bentzis 馃寧 Rome, Italy 馃摪 Everyone Has A Story, What's Yours? 馃摟 editor@humansofjudaism.com 馃摫 www.humansofjudaism.com #鈨 #humansofjudaism #gokoshertravel #gktsynagogue A post shared by Humans of Judaism (@humansofjudaism) […]

#WeRemember The Raid of the Ghetto of Rome

#WeRemember 馃嚠馃嚬鉁★笍 The Raid of the Ghetto of Rome took place on October 16, 1943, 75 years ago today. A total of 1,259 members of the Jewish community鈥搉umbering 363 men, 689 women, and 207 children鈥搘ere initially captured by the Gestapo. Of these, 1,023 were deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp. […]

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 […]