Guided Tour – English/Engels

Guided Tour Ets Haim

Tuesday 24 May, 11.00 - 12.00

Ets Haim is the oldest active Jewish library in the world, located in the outbuildings of the Portuguese Synagogue. Researchers who wish to consult the collection can make an appointment with the curator of Ets Haim via

All other visitors must book a (group) tour. In addition to these guided tours on request, it is also possible to register for guided tours on fixed dates (7 June, 5 July, 16 August, 6 September).

During the tour, the first Sephardi Jews in Amsterdam are discussed, the educational system they developed and the role Ets Haim played in it. The history and creation of the collection of books and manuscripts is extensively discussed. Some masterpieces are also on display.

A maximum of 12 people can participate in this tour.

Portuguese Synagogue
Mr. Visserplein 3
1011 RD

Admission: €8.50 plus the regular entrance fee
Time: 11.00 - 12.00
Start: 11.00 (meet at the cash register between 10.45 and 11.00)

Please note: if you have mobility problems, please let us know when you register.

This tour is also offered in Dutch.


Deze site is ook beschikbaar in het Nederlands