• Made in Italy

    The Material Side of Spiritual Objects


    The U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art transports its visitors into this flourishing world by means of the wooden furniture and ornaments, textiles, metalwork, manuscripts and marble engravings that formed the scene of everyday life for Italian Jewry. The newly renovated Museum’s permanent exhibition MADE IN ITALY: The Material Side of Spiritual Objects displays […]


  • From the Esther scroll to the family emblems


    Write ye also for the Jews, as it liketh you, in the king’s name, and seal it with the king’s ring: for the writing which is written in the king’s name, and sealed with the king’s ring, may no man reverse… Megillat Esther, 8:8   The story of Purim can be traced through a single […]

  • Upcoming

    • The heritage of Jewish Venice 500 years after the establishment of the first ghetto


      This exhibition aims to mark the Quincentennial of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice by exploring the ambivalence of the ghetto institution and the interaction between the Jews and the government of the Venetian Republic throughout the long history of Jewish residence 
in the lagoon.