Welcome to the most ancient Jewish community in Europe
Benvenuti nella Comunità più antica d'Europa
ברוכים הבאים לקהילה הוותיקה ביותר באירופה
The Jewish Community of Rome is a non-profit organization which provides and guarantees several services to its members.
The Jewish Community of Rome consists of a Council (assembly), made up of 27 members,who are elected directly by the members of the Community every 4 years. The Council appoints the President of the Community and the Executive, composed of 9 members. All members have the opportunity to participate in the Council meetings as auditors, but they have no right to speak.
Access to tefillà for tourists
In addition to the usual rules on appropriate clothing to a place of prayer, to access the synagogue you must:
- for men: covered head and long trousers;
- for women: covered shoulders, avoid low-cut dresses and short skirts.
The Synagogue provides Kippot, scarves, and long pants for those who don’t have them, please put them back in place after using them;
- bring an identity document with you (excluding Shabat).
- For security reasons for accessing the synagogue, on Shabat, for prayers, all those who are not registered in our Community are required to register using this form by 2.00 pm on Friday.
Tourist information and FAQs
For those who are planning to visit or are already in Rome, all the necessary information for moving around the city and for a stay in compliance with Jewish rules.
Shabat times in Rome
Next Shabbat will be:
Lighting Candles on Friday time:
Shabat ends at: