Yesterday I visited a much smaller more intimate museum Conegliano Veneto Synagogue and The Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art, 27 Hillel Street. It's in downtown Jerusalem, barely a block from the Ben-Yehuda Midrachov and the popular Mamilla Mall. It's easy to get there by public transportation, both bus or train, and there is parking not far for those who come by car.
The outstanding highlight of the Museum is the synagogue, which is now used by Italian Jews in Jerusalem: it was originally the synagogue of Conegliano Veneto, a village located between Padua and Venice.
We met relatives in Jerusalem and wanted something a bit different to do on Passover. When our kids were little, we'd visit each other for a meal, but now the kids are grown up and do their "own things." The Italian Synagogue seemed like the perfect place to visit, because it combines Jewish History, art and convenience.