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Thessaloniki of the Jews

History - Society - Monuments - The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki of the Jews is a comprehensive illustrated presentation of the historic and cultural heritage of the Jewry of Thessaloniki. It is an account of the major events in the history of the Jews in this city. Sephardic traditions, Jewish customs, their language and music, great figures, their contributions in the social and economic life of the city, their traditional clothes and food, synagogues, schools and houses. The narration starts from their first arrival in the city, presents their times of prosperity and ends with the Holocaust, which was also the end of their presence in multicultural Thessaloniki.
This book is a historical and tourist guide that includes a great number of photos and maps, takes the reader to a tour in the Jewish Museum of the city and the places of the social, economic and cultural life of the Jews of Thessaloniki, as well as to places of martyrdom, and monuments. A constant "tour guide" which refuses to forget, accompanied by strong emotions, pays tribute to collective memory. (From the publisher)

Category: Travel Guide
Code: 11259
ISBN: 9789604587520
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 212
Publication Date: 2017
Publisher: Epikentro
ILLUSTRATOR Giorgos Yakoumidis
Translator: Eleni Kotsyfou
Published In: Greece
Language: English