The Renaissance Synagogues of Venice

German Synagogue (founded 1528), the Italian Synagogue (founded 1575), the Canton Synagogue (1532), and the Jewish Museum, Venice, This is an ARCHES video with Dr. David Landau, Dr. Marcella Ansaldi, Director of the Jewish Museum of Venice, and Dr. Steven Zucker

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Museo Ebraico di Venezia
Comunità Ebraica Ghetto di Venezia

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Cite this page as: Dr. David Landau, Dr. Marcella Ansaldi and Dr. Steven Zucker, "The Renaissance Synagogues of Venice," in Smarthistory, May 27, 2020, accessed December 2, 2023,