As Mezuzah contains in itself contents that will be shared, so also our blog offers you thinkings and articles on culture, traditions and events of Jewish Padua.


9 May 2024

AND REBUILD ANCIENT RUINS


AND REBUILD ANCIENT RUINS On Sunday 19 May 2024 we will offer two special tours (first group at 11.00 a.m., or second group at 4.00 p.m.) to retrace together the events of the fire that during the night of 14 May 1943, during the fascist era, destroyed the building in which the Jewish Padua Museum is located today. During the visit, the events...


19 April 2024

A book for visiting the Museum


A BOOK FOR VISITING THE MUSEUM DATE: SUNDAY 5 MAY 2024 FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M. MEETING PLACE: Padua Jewish Museum Via delle Piazze, 26 35122 Padua (PD) PRICES: Free visit to the Museum with the purchase of a book. Without purchase, reduced prices: € 10,00 Museum and Synagogue visit€ 8.00 Synagogue visit DURATION: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. -...


20 March 2024

On the Notes of Pesach | Guided Tour


MONDAY 1 APRIL 2024 GUIDED TOUR at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on the occasion of the Jewish holiday of Pesach. Accompanied by an expert guide, you will learn about traditions and listen to melodies that characterise the feast of Pesach, the Jewish Passover. A wonderful experience for children, adults and families to...


20 January 2024

A book for visiting the Museum


A BOOK FOR VISITING THE MUSEUM DATE: SUNDAY 28 JANUARY 2024 FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M. MEETING PLACE: Padua Jewish Museum Via delle Piazze, 26 35122 Padua (PD) PRICES: Free visit to the Museum with the purchase of a book. Without purchase, reduced prices: € 10,00 Museum and Synagogue visit€ 8.00 Museum visit DURATION: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. -...


28 December 2023

FEAST OF LIGHTS | Immersive Tour


A LIGHT DISPELS THE DARKNESS CHANUKKAH: 'FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS' ▶︎ DATE: SUNDAY 7 JANUARY 2024 _ at 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. ▶︎ MEETING PLACE: JEWISH PADUA MUSEUM Via delle Piazze, 26 35122 Padua (PD) - 5 minutes before the event ▶︎ PRICES € 12.00 Full - Reductions foreseen for FAMILIES/CHILDREN/STUDENTS The price includes the SILENT PLAY on the...


18 December 2023

FEAST OF LIGHTS | Immersive Tour


A LIGHT DISPELS THE DARKNESS CHANUKKAH: 'FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS' ▶︎ DATE: TUESDAY 26 DECEMBER 2023 _ at 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. ▶︎ MEETING PLACE: JEWISH PADUA MUSEUM Via delle Piazze, 26 35122 Padua (PD) - 5 minutes before the event ▶︎ PRICES € 12.00 Full - Reductions foreseen for FAMILIES/CHILDREN/STUDENTS The price includes the...


7 December 2023

SONGS OF STONE – POETIC ECHOES FROM THE 'HOUSE OF THE LIVING'


SONGS OF STONE - POETIC ECHOES FROM THE 'HOUSE OF THE LIVING' ✅ 𝗧𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀 𝗼𝗻 𝗦𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆, 17 𝗗𝗘𝗖𝗘𝗠𝗕𝗘𝗥, 2023 𝗮𝘁 11:00 a.m. A group of young poets will take turns in giving voice...


21 November 2023

Through the Paths of the Past


Through the Paths of the Past: guided tour of the old Jewish Cemetery on Wiel Street ✅ 𝗚𝘂𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗱 𝗧𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀 𝗼𝗻 𝗦𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆, 3 𝗗𝗘𝗖𝗘𝗠𝗕𝗘𝗥, 2023 𝗮𝘁 11:00 Experience an immersive journey into the history of the Jewish community in Padua. An enriching adventure for all ages...


4 November 2023

Padua Jewish Heritage Museum | Guided tour


Every Sunday, the Museum and the Synagogue are open for guided tours, providing the opportunity to discover the traditions and history of the Jewish community in Padua. The Museum and the Synagogue are open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM with the last admission at 5:30 PM. Guided tour included in the ticket. It is...


12 June 2023

Padua Museum | Guided Tour


On Sunday, JUNE 18, 2023 starting at 10 a.m. there will be a tour inside the Old Wiel Street Cemetery, in use since the early 16th century. You will be welcomed by an expert guide who will take you on a tour of the history of the city's oldest Jewish Cemetery and the traditions and customs related to mourning in Judaism. It will be an opportunity to...


3 April 2023

Padova Musei | Visita guidata


Lunedì 10 APRILE 2023 VISITA GUIDATA alle ore 11:00 e alle ore 15:00 in occasione della ricorrenza ebraica di Pesach. Accompagnati da una guida esperta potrete conoscere tradizioni, ascoltare melodie, assaggiare alcuni cibi che caratterizzano la ricorrenza di Pesach, la Pasqua Ebraica. Una bellissima esperienza per bambini, adulti e famiglie per...


14 March 2023

Padova Musei | Visita guidata


Domenica 26 MARZO 2023 VISITA GUIDATA alle ore 10:00 | 11:00 | 12:00 e alle ore 15:00 | 16:00, in occasione della ricorrenza ebraica di Purim. Una guida esperta vi condurrà alla scoperta delle ritualità legata a questa festa arricchita da una performance iniziale dell’attrice Francesca Sartore nei panni della Regina Ester. Un’occasione per...


23 January 2023

Padova Musei | Visita guidata


Domenica 29 GENNAIO 2023 VISITA GUIDATA alle ore 12:30 e alle ore 15:00, in occasione del Giorno della Memoria, celebrato il 27 Gennaio di ogni anno. Una guida esperta vi condurrà attraverso la Memoria della persecuzione nazifascista a Padova. Un’occasione per ricordare le vittime della Shoah, documenti e testimonianze saranno protagonisti di...


16 December 2022

Padova Musei | Visita Guidata


UNA LUCE DIRADA L’OSCURITA’ CHANUKKAH: “FESTA DELLE LUCI”  ▶︎???? DATA: LUNEDI’ 26 DICEMBRE  2022  ORE 11:00 E ORE 16:00 ▶︎???? LUOGO DI RITROVO: MUSEO DELLA PADOVA EBRAICA Via delle Piazze, 26 35122 Padova (PD) - 5 minuti prima dell’evento ▶︎ ???? PREZZI: € 12.00 Intero – Previste...


7 November 2022

Jews, Medicine and the University of Padua


Scholars, luminaries and victims of the racial laws , just like Tullio Terni: the director of the Anatomy School of Padua and neuro-cardio-anatomist, one of the founding fathers of modern embryology he was sent away from  the University  for being Jewish, and then  dismissed as a professor because of his...


31 October 2022

Padova Musei | Visita guidata


Domenica 27 NOVEMBRE  2022 a partire dalle ore 11 si terrà una visita all’interno dell’Antico Cimitero di via Wiel, in uso sin dall’inizio del XVI secolo. Ad accogliervi ci sarà una guida esperta che vi condurrà alla scoperta della storia del più antico Cimitero ebraico della città, delle tradizioni e degli usi legati al lutto...


10 June 2022

Padua Jewish Heritage Museum | Guided tour


Every Sunday, the Museum and the Synagogue are open for guided tours, providing the opportunity to discover the traditions and history of the Jewish community in Padua. The Museum and the Synagogue are open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM with the last admission at 5:30 PM. Guided tour included in the ticket. It is...


27 April 2021

we are back!


We are opening again and are very pleased to meet our visitors in-person. Since 26th April we have been allowed to open to the public: the Jewish Heritage Museum, the Italian Synagogue, the Jewish Cemeteries and the temporary exhibition “Light over Darkness”, extended until May 31st. You can visit our sites upon booking. Our proposals for the...


13 October 2020

Light over Darkness


From 29th October next, temporary exhibition from the Museo dei Lumi, Casale Monferrato The exhibition will offer the opportunity to know and appreciate Jewish culture and traditions linked to the Jewish Holiday of Hanukkah and to know both its  evident and hidden meanings. Hanukkah is a millenary religious celebration: the novelty of this...


11 December 2019

Medicina ebraica e Università di Padova


Materiali e pubblicazioni a cura del professore e rabbino Edward Reichman


16 September 2019

The European Week of the Jewish Culture


On the European Day of Jewish Culture, a week of meetings, films, theatre readings and guided tours focus on the profound meaning of the oneiric world.


15 July 2019

Jewish Manga Art


The very original work of the western mangaka who draws inspiration from Jewish culture


12 April 2019

The Jewish Heritage Museum of Padua. Fabrics, silvers, manuscripts, video installations


The story and the Jewish Community's everyday life throught the Museum's collections.


9 April 2019

Jerusalem a meeting point


Travelling througt photos by Maria Grazia Cavallo. The new exhibition in Padoua until the end of June.


5 April 2019

Waiting for Pesach …


Rav Locci wishes Chag Sameach and Shabbat Shalom in the words of the Paduan rabbi Mosh David Valle


24 March 2019

“The tunnel” A. B. Yehoshua


Thursday 21 March 2019 at 6 pm Abraham Yehoshua presents his new book "The tunnel" published by Einaudi.