FAQ

FAQ

Jack: What does JIJA means?

Answer: Hello Jack and thank you for your question. Jija means Jerusalem Italian Jewish Association. This association had a great contribution for Jewish traditions and culture. The Jerusalem Italian Jewish Association managed to regroup thousands of pieces of Jew’s history in a single place in a time span of more 400 years in a very popular museum, The Umberto Nahon Museum of Italy. We hope that the answer was satisfying and we invite you to explore a  new and fascinating civilization.

Christine: Who are the Jews?

Answer: Hello Christine and thank you for your question. Jews are one of the most prolific civilizations that ever existed on our planet. They are known for their tumultuous history, for their inclinations toward arts, for their special beliefs and for their capability of making the world a better place. There are a lot of very open minded Jewish people, some of them won a lot of Nobel Prizes in different domains like:

  • Chemistry: 36 prize winners;
  • Economics: 30 prize winners;
  • Literature: 15 prize winners;
  • Peace: 9 prize winners;
  • Physics: 52 prize winners;
  • Physiology or Medicine: 55 prize winners.

Angel: What is Judaism?

Answer: Hello Angel and thank you for your question. Judaism is the Jewish religion and it is considered one of the oldest monotheistic religions, its history occupying a span of more than 3000 years. Judaism strongly influenced other religions including Islam, Christianity and Baha’i Faith.

Alexis: Can you tell me more touristic objectives that I can visit if I travel to Jerusalem?

Answer: Hello Alexis and thank you for your question. Our site, www.jija.org has made a list of the most important places to visit in Jerusalem:

  • The Old City of Jerusalem: which, according to visitors is “one of the most special place to visit in the world”.
  • The Yad Vashem (The World Holocaust Remembrance Center): a place full of history which is depressing, frightening and beautiful at the same time.
  • The Israel Museum.
  • The Western Wall Tunnels.
  • Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony).
  • Mount Herzl National Cemetery.
  • The Jerusalem Walls (The City of David National Park).
  • Golden Gate (Bab el Rahmeh, Sha’ar Harahamim).

We hope that the answer was satisfying and we invite you to explore a  new and fascinating civilization.

Andrew: Hello! How can I visit in The Umberto Nahon Museum of Italy?

Answer: Hello Andrew and thank you for your question. The Umberto Nahon Museum of Italia can be visited if you book a ticket from our site. You can also book tickets via phone call. Check the Contact section for further information about our discounts and bring your friends to explore our museum and our country.