Greece / Thessaloníki

Jewish cemetery of Thessaloniíki

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Jewish cemetery of Thessaloniíki

31 rue Karaoli Demétriou, 54624 Thessaloniíki

Description historique


When David Ben Gurion moved to Thessaloníki to learn Turkish in 1910, he was surprised to discover a city like none found in “Eretz Israel”: The Shabbat marked the day of rest here, and even the dockworkers were Jewish. He was advised not to admit he ... Read more