VENEZIA - QUARTIEREEBRAICO_2A city within a city, with its five synagogues, the museum and the tall houses: the old Jewish quarter of Venice is located in an area waiting to be rediscovered, secluded, picturesque and away from the tourist trail busiest. The Venetian Ghetto, during the three centuries of its existence (1516-1797) was not only the menagerie of humiliating segregation, but also a place of intense cultural development of and participation in the literary life of Italian society. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw not only the printing flourish in Hebrew, with issues that made Venice the most important publishing center of Europe, but also the birth of literary works, alongside the traditional religious production, which distinguished the lagoon city in the context contemporary Jewish culture.