ARE YOU INTERESTING IN VISITING US FOR SERVICES?
Groups interested in attending worship services may contact theBJC directly, + 1 (246) 435-8146. All are welcome to in-person worship services, please send us note to advise us of your time on the island. We'd love to know you're coming to help us plan in advance. If you don't have time to contact us, don't worry, come to our services regardless.
VISITING NIDHE ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE AND THE HISTORIC DISTRICT
Nidhe Israel Synagogue (the oldest intact synagogue structure in the Western Hemisphere). The Synagogue and its adjacent mikvah, cemetery and museum are in the Synagogue Historic District (old Jewish Quarter).
REGULAR VISITING HOURS ARE 10am - 3pm (Arrive before 2pm)
THERE IS A MINIMUM DONATION REQUIRED TO ENTER THE HISTORIC SYNAGOGUE SITE
- ADULTS: $12.50 USD / $25.00 BBD
- CHILDREN 5 -12: $6.25 USD / $12.50 BBD
- CHILDREN UNDER 5 - FREE
- GROUPS/PP (of more than 10): $10.00 USD / $20.00 BBD
DOCENT GUIDED TOURS
A Volunteer Docent, a member of the Barbados Jewish Community, will meet you at the Nidhe Israel Synagogue Site, the guided tour will take about an hour.
We highly recommend this tour if your time and schedule permits.
SELF GUIDED TOURS
If you would like to drop in for a self-guided tour, the Historic Synagogue District is open Monday to Friday, a self-guided tour will take about hour.
If there is a Docent Tour happening when you arrive, you are welcome to join in.
Visiting hours at The Historic Synagogue District is Monday to Friday 10am - 3pm (arrive before 2pm)
CRUISE SHIP VISITORSGUIDED TOURS
The Synagogue Historic District is a half-hour walk from the port, or a ten minute taxi ride. It’s okay to just stop by, but if you want a guided tour from a member of the congregation it’s best to book a guided tour.
VACATIONERS AND TEMPORARY RESIDENTSSERVICES
If you happen to be in Barbados on a Friday evening, please join us for our weekly Kabbalat Shabbat services at 6:30pm (held at the Nidhe Israel synagogue from Hannukah to Pesach). Please contact us in advance if possible.
VISITING STUDENTS / ACADEMICSJOIN IN
Jewish students and faculty of Barbados’ many educational institutions are invited to join us to share in our unique Bajan hospitality. Joining us for Friday night services, is a great way to introduce yourself and please contact us in advance if possible.