First synagogue at 95 Via Mazzini in the ghetto that currently houses synagogues, community offices, a prayer room, and a museum.
  • Via delle Vigne 22: "Not far from the Christian cemetery, surrounded by the greenery of the 'Addizione Erculea, is the former "Jew's Kitchen Garden", an area purchased by the Jewish Ferrarese community in the 17th century. It is an evocative, silent place dominated by nature, which embraces and almost envelops the simple gravestones. The oldest of them date back to the 1800s since those of the previous century had been uprooted and used for the column that supports the statue of Borso d’Este outside Palazzo Municipale.Among those of greatest artistic value is the recently laid tomb of the writer G. Bassani, who died in 2000, realized by the sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro." Source: cached website for Ferraro. [January 2009]
  • Telephone: +39 0543 751337
  • Addizione Erculea Jewish Cemetery (via Arianuova) dates from the 15th century and is the final resting place for writer Giorgio Bassani. [January 2009]
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