Ets Haim is the oldest active Jewish library in the world, located in the outbuildings of the Portuguese Synagogue. 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.
It is also possible to register for guided tours on 1 November, 10 January, 20 February and 20 March.
Mr. Visserplein 3
Admission: Entrance fee Jewish Cultural Quarter + €8,50
Start: 11.15 (meet at the cash register between 11.15 and 11.30)
Please note: if you have mobility problems, please let us know when you register.
This tour is also offered in Dutch
Researchers who wish to consult the collection can make an appointment with the curator of Ets Haim via the form below.