Ets Haim

Nestled in the heart of the Jewish Cultural Quarter is Ets Haim Livraria Montezinos, the world’s oldest functional Jewish library. This remarkable library, which was founded in 1616 and has occupied premises in the marvelous complex of the Portuguese Synagogue since 1675, is on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Ets Haim can only be visited by appointment.

Meld je aan voor een instaprondleiding bij Ets Haim

Guided tours

See the unique library with your own eyes during a tour

Ets Haim

Longread: The history of Ets Haim

Discover the history of Ets Haim Livraria Montezinos

Ets Haim Manuscripten

Ets Haim Manuscripten 

All manuscripts have been digitized

Zoek in gedrukte werken van Ets Haim

Search the collection of printed works

Browse the catalogue of printed works (via Worldcat)

Deze site is ook beschikbaar in het Nederlands