Synagogue Etz Chayim of Gibraltar

Practical info

Type of location: Synagogue

Synagogue Etz Chayim of Gibraltar

89 Irish Town, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar

Tel : + 350 584 46000

Historical description


The Jewish presence in Gibraltar seems to date back to the 14th century. A historical document from 1356 refers to an attempt by the Jewish community to free prisoners held by pirates. During the Inquisition of 1492, many Jews fled to North Africa via Gibraltar. ... Read more