ABOVE: After school in the Ghetto
The oldest ghetto in Europe has five synagogues, a
Jewish museum, and a kosher restaurant.
The menu is Israeli and Italian, the staff is Hasidic, and the food is
first-rate at this kosher restaurant in the Ghetto Vecchio.
Ancient Jewish Cemetery at The Lido of Venice
Venice actually has two Jewish cemeteries on the Lido: one old, one new. The
older (and smaller) cemetery is said to be the oldest graveyard in Europe,
dating back to a time when Jews were buried in sand on the edges of the Venetian
Emissaries from the Lubavitcher Rebe in New York established a local chabad
in 1991; today, the community operates a rabbinical academy, a Jewish library, a
chabad house, and the Gam Gam kosher restaurant (see below).
David's Shop: Judaica Art
This store in the Ghetto has everything from menorahs to refrigerator magnets.