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The Other Venice

A look at the Italian city that was home to the world's first Jewish ghetto.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/travel/article/the_other_venice_20021115

Venice is the famous city of romance, where boatmen serenade visitors with operatic arias in gondolas that glide through canals under charming bridges. Old buildings reflect in the water like an impressionist canvas of shimmering colors. Pink, red and orange blossoms hang from flower boxes on apartment windowsills, reflected in the water as exotic water lilies.

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