The Synagogue will remain closed from 23 December 2019 to 6 January 2020 but will be open for the lighting of the last candle of Hanukkah on 29 December at 6pm and for regular Erev Shabbat Services (see calendar of events).
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.