Greece / Corfu

Scuola Greca Synagogue of Corfu

Scuola Greca Synagogue of Corfu

Corfu, Velissariou 4, 491 00, Greece

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Synagogue

Scuola Greca Synagogue of Corfu

Velissariou 4, 49100 Corfu

Description historique

Corfu

In the late twelfth century, Jewish traveler Benjamin de Tudela encountered a lone Jew on Corfu. Three centuries later, however, Jews had become so numerous here that the Venetians, then in control of this much-coveted, strategically important Adriatic island, had ... Read more