News

New Aquisition

Historical Information

New Acquisition – a silver TAS (breastplate) for a Sepher Torah. Several weeks ago I heard of the existence of what I thought then, might have been a Jewish silver artifact that was for sale in Heraklion. Had this been brought o my attention now it would...

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One Week After the Fire

Historical Information

Overview of the past few days at Etz Hayyim – 6th – 15th January 2010 Our own situation here in Hania assumed a quite different dimension when news broke of the disaster in Haiti. Quite naturally our own problems became less of a burden when one...

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HIGH HOLIDAYS at Etz Hayyim

Events

Despite the absence of a proper Jewish Kehila in Hania we have been especially committed to insuring that the religious aspect of the Synagogue (i.e. apart from its place amongst the Venetian and Ottoman sites to be visited in Hania) be maintained. Ever since the first...

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European Day of Jewish Culture

Events

On Sunday, September 6 at 7 p.m. Etz Hayyim Synagogue will host an evening of Sephardi Festival food and recipes, music and a small exhibit of reproductions of Jewish art....

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