What
  • Cemeteries
  • Jewish neighborhoods
  • Kashrut and services
  • Museum and memorials
  • Synagogue
Where

Biella

AN HIDDEN SYNAGOGUE

In 1377 at Biella Piazzo a certain Giacomino Giudeo exercised the profession of innkeeper, not commonly exercised by Jews. A continuous presence in town was from 1577 with money-lenders and merchants. In 1723 was established by Savoy a tiny ghetto where a very little community lived. The synagogue was inside of one of the buildings, with anonymous façade and enter from a courtyard. When Biella in 19th century was a flourishing textile center, the Jews played a leading role in its industrial development.

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