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Andrea Doria, fostering values since 1895

andrea doriaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff*

In 1895, a group of dissidents from Società Ginnastica Cristoforo Colombo founded Società Ginnastica Andrea Doria, based in Carignano, an elegant district in the centre of Genoa. The founding group had previously performed in improvised shows …

A tribute to Scialom Tesciuba (1934-2019)

scialom tesciubaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff*

Scialom Tesciuba, memorable leader of the Libyan Jewish community who came to Italy fleeing a ruthless regime, was born in Tripoli in 1934.

Since his arrival in Rome in 1967, he had always had a crucial …

NEWS Celebrating democracy on Italy’s National Day

italyBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

Italy celebrated the National Day of the Italian Republic on June 2.

“Freedom and democracy represent essential cornerstones of our present and our future,” commented the President of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI) Noemi …

EVENTS Seventh edition of Balagan Cafè Kicks off in Florence

balaganBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

The seventh edition of Balagan Cafè was inaugurated in Florence on Thursday.

The festival takes place in the garden of the synagogue and presents public concerts, lectures, roundtables and performances that explore Jewish tradition and the …

CULTURE Parma, a small community thinking big

Schermata 2019-08-19 alle 12.54.12By Adam Smulevich*

The earliest records of Jews in Parma date back to the mid-15th century, when the city was part of the Duchy of Milan.

Following a decree of expulsion issued in the 16th century as a result of …

NEWS Treasures from the past on display in Bologna

mostra-boBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

The extraordinary artefacts found in the newly rediscovered Jewish cemetery in Bologna, one of the largest medieval Jewish cemeteries in the world, are finally on display at the Jewish Museum in Bologna.

After years of studies …