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.


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 at 4 pm a guided tour will make you discover Jewish traditions and the story of the Jews in Padua. The Italian Synagogue and the Museum in the former Ashkenazi Synagogue will be the evocative set. The meeting point will be at the entrance of the Jewish Heritage, via delle Piazze 26, Padova. Booking...


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.