The Ghetto today:
Today, the Ghetto is still a center of Jewish life in the city. The Jewish Community of Venice, that counts 500 people, is still culturally very active.
Every year, there is an international conference on Hebrew Studies, with particular reference to the history and culture of the Veneto. Other conferences, exhibitions and seminars are held throughout the course of the year.
The temples not only serve as places of worship but also provide lessons on the sacred texts and the Talmud for both children and adults, along with courses in Modern Hebrew, while other social facilities include a kindergarten, an old people’s home, A guest house, The Kosher House Giardino dei Melograni, a Kosher Restaurant "Hostaria del Ghetto" and a bakery. Along with its architectural and artistic monuments, the community also boasts a Museum of Jewish Art, the Renato Maestro Library and Archive and the new Info Point inside the Midrash Leon da Modena.
In the Ghetto area there is also a yeshiva, several Judaica shops, and a Chabad synagogue run by Chabad of Venice. Although only around 300 of Venice’s roughly 1,000 Jews still live in the Ghetto, many return there during the day for religious services in the two synagogues which are still used (the other three are only used for guided tours, offered by the Jewish Community Museum).
Rolleiflex 2.8E, 1956
Taking Lens: Carl Zeiss Planar 2.8/80
Finder Lens: Heidosmat 2,8/80
f 5.6, 1/125
film: Kodak T-Max 100 @ 400 ISO
Developed with Adox APH 09 (Rodinal), 8,5min/20°. Ilford rapid fixer 4+1 at 5min/20°.
Dilution 1:25, agitation the first minute then 1 per minute.
Location: Ghetto / Venice / Italy
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