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

Mantua

GOLDEN AGE WITH THE GONZAGA

A Jewish group settled in this port as early as Roman times. There is definite evidence dating from 1374 till 1492 when all Jews were expelled from Sicily. Their main occupation was manufacturing saltpeter, which they sold to the government in large amounts; this business was later taken over by Christians. Other businesses were processing and trading in silk, textiles and cheeses.

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FIND OUT JEWISH HERITAGE IN MANTUA