JEWISH ROME

The Jewish Chronicle - - TRAVEL -

Jews have lived in Rome for more than 2,000 years, mak­ing it the old­est Jewish com­mu­nity in Europe. To­day, Rome’s Jews num­ber 15,000. Few live in the for­mer Jewish Ghetto, which oc­cu­pies a small cor­ner in the Cen­tro Storico, but many ven­ture there dur­ing their free time to fre­quent the 19th cen­tury syn­a­gogue and its ad­join­ing Museo d’Arte Ebraica (Lun­gotev­erre Cenci, 06 68 40 0661). Along the main drag, Via Por­tico d’Ot­tavia, there are sev­eral kosher restau­rants, delis and a bak­ery

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