PHOTO: Jewish Quarter of the Old Town of Syracuse, Sicily

PHOTO: Jewish Quarter in the Old Town of Syracuse, Sicily

In the Jewish Quarter of the Old Town of Syracuse, Sicily, stores traditionally occupied the ground level, while proper homes were on the upper floor. Recent discoveries have located the site of the original synagogue, as well as the Mikvah, the ritual Jewish Bath, which has been completely restored.

Click on above photo to view it in large format: In the Jewish Quarter of the Old Town of Syracuse, Sicily, stores traditionally occupied the ground level, while proper homes were on the upper floor. Recent discoveries have located the site of the original synagogue, as well as the Mikvah, the ritual Jewish Bath, which has been completely restored.

2 Comments on “PHOTO: Jewish Quarter in the Old Town of Syracuse, Sicily

    • Totally agree Rhonda. All the old Jewish Quarters around Europe are exquisite.

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