International Survey of Jewish Monuments

TOP PRIORITY
JEWISH SITES IN GREECE
for RESTORATION & PRESERVATION

Synagogues & Jewish Cemeteries
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Letter from the President of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS)


Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece
May 2000


REPORT ON

THE TOP PRIORITY JEWISH SITES IN GREECE

for RESTORATION & PRESERVATION

CONTENTS

1. Introduction - Historical background of the Jews in Greece

2. Cemeteries in Greek cities where no postwar Jewish Communities exist
Didimoticho, Drama, Kos, Patras, Serres, Xanthi, Zakynthos

3. Cemeteries in cities where organized Jewish Communities function
Athens I, Athens II, Chalkis, Corfu, Ioannina, Kavala, Larissa, Rhodes, Thessaloniki, Trikala, Volos

4. Synagogues in Greek cities where no postwar Jewish Communities exist
Chania, Verria, Zakynthos

5. Synagogues in cities where organized Jewish Communities function
Athens (Beth Shalom, Ioanniotiki, Monastirioton) , Chalkis, Corfu, Ioannina, Larissa, Rhodes, Thessaloniki (Yad Lezikaron, Avraam Salem), Trikala, Volos

Below we list the Monuments in order of need for reparation works:
1. Cemeteries that require immediate conservation works:
· Didimoticho
· Drama
· Kos
· Patras
· Serres
· Xanthi
· Zakynthos

2. Synagogues that require immediate restoration works:
· Verria

3. Cemeteries where repairs can take place later, within a short period of time:
· Athens I, Athens II
· Chalkis
· Corfu
· Ioannina
· Kavala
· Larissa
· Rhodes
· Trikala
· Volos

4. Monuments of historic significance that do not need any reparations:
· Chania
· Thessaloniki
· Zakynthos
 
 

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