It is believed that Jews have been living in Volos since the 2nd century AD.
In April 1941 Volos was occupied by the Italian troops but in September 1943, when Italy surrendered to the Allies, Volos found itself under German occupation. In March 1944, 155 members of the Community were arrested and deported to the Nazi camps where they were exterminated.
Today, with a small community of 120 Jews, the Synagogue functions every Friday evening and on major Jewish Holidays.
Photos by Emmanuel Santos
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