Etz Hayyim Synagogue will remain temporarily closed until further notice. We will update you on any further development.
In the meantime, you can explore the story of Etz Hayyim and of the Jewish community of Crete here: http://greekjewishlegacy.org/hania/index.html
Stay safe and healthy. Looking forward to welcoming you at Etz Hayyim again soon.
From May through October, the Synagogue is open to visitors from Monday to Thursday 10 am to 6 pm and Friday 10 am to 3 pm (open again 30 min before Kabbalat Shabbat).
Additionally, from July until September, the Synagogue is open on Sundays 10 am until 3 pm .
November through April, the Synagogue is open from Monday to Friday 10 am to 3pm (open again 30 min before Kabbalat Shabbat).
The Synagogue is closed on Greek public holidays.
During the opening hours, the staff of the Synagogue gives guided tours to visitors with information about the history of the Cretan Jewish community, the history of Etz Hayyim Synagogue and the historic Jewish quarter of Hania.
Equally, the facilities of the Synagogue (Mikveh, library, exhibitions) are accessible during opening hours.