Jewish Community of Padua

and cultural activities for the Jewish community of Padua and the provinces of Padua and Rovigo. It is one of the twenty-one Italian Jewish communities gathered in the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI).

The administration of the Community is the responsibility of the Board, assisted by the Council, for all matters within its jurisdiction

Its activity centers are located in the Jewish Ghetto of Padua, where both the Jewish Museum of Padua and the Synagogue are also located.

In addition to religious functions, the Community provides lessons for children and various services for its members.

Today, the Community has 176 members and represents a vibrant reality, often becoming the reference point for international Jewish events and cultural initiatives at the city level.

Religious Services


Regular Shabbat and holiday prayers (tefillot) are held at the Italian Synagogue (via San Martino e Solferino 13). Access to the Synagogue and Kiddushim must be arranged in advance: guests must provide a scanned PDF or photograph of a valid ID/passport.

For information and reservations regarding the service, please contact the Community Office:

+39 049 8751106


The mikveh is the Jewish ritual bath used for spiritual purification, traditionally filled with living water, meaning water from a natural source such as a spring, river, or rainwater.

For information and reservations regarding the service, please contact the Community Office:

+39 049 8751106


The cemetery of Via Sorio, currently used by the Community, from 1/4/2024 al 27/9/2024

it is regularly open on the following days and times:

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Monday and Thursday afternoons from 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM


For offerings and donations to the Jewish Community of Padua:

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The Community Office (via San Martino e Solferino 9) is open from Sunday to Thursday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For appointments, the office is open in the morning on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, or in the afternoon on Wednesday from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM


+39 049 8751106