Below are the available Jewish opportunities in Rome. Please click on the button below and let us know what you are interested in this semester.
- Beth Hillel Roma: BHR is a progressive community that is part of the European Union of Progressive Judaism. It aims to ensure religious services related to the life cycle; the celebration of the Sabbath and the festivities that mark the Jewish year; the achievement of internationally recognized conversions. BHR carries out Jewish cultural and educational activities directed at its adherents and at all those interested in progressive Judaism.
- Chabad: An Orthodox organization that welcomes Jews of all backgrounds and caters specifically to students. They hold Friday night, Saturday morning, and Holiday services, and have free meals for students. It’s an open and welcoming environment, and they organize Jewish learning opportunities as well.
- Great Synagogue of Rome: The Main Synagogue is a place of worship for Roman Jews on the banks of the Tiber, near isola tiberina. It is a large building that supports an aluminum-coated pavilion cupola. It dates back to the early 20th century and was designed by the architects, Armanni and Costa.
- Host Families
”It was nice to see how the same holidays are celebrated all over the world and that my Jewish identity can help me connect with people anywhere and everywhere.Sandy S.High Holiday Location: Florence, Italy