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NEWS Elections held in several Italian communities

Schermata 2019-06-24 alle 12.21.28By Pagine Ebraiche staff

Several Italian Jewish communities have gone to the polls in the past few weeks to elect their boards.

Besides Rome, where incumbent president Ruth Dureghello and her group Per Israele won a substantial majority, elections were …

CULTURE The Jewish Italian community: a women-woven history

Nahon museumBy Daniel Reichel*

“It all started out with a question: did Italian Jewish women just take care of their house and their children, however important it was, or did their role entail something more? The answer is, yes, women’s role …

NEWS Italian Minister Says Complete Funding of MEIS imminent

meis-1By Adam Smulevich

“The raising of the 25 million euros intended for the project of the MEIS is almost complete. I hope I will make an announcement briefly,” said Minister for Cultural Heritage Dario Franceschini last week on the occasion …

NEWS Four international organizations launch a new Euro-Med agenda

Mediterranean_Sea_location_mapBy Enrico Molinaro

In view of the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona Declaration, the leaders of four international organizations, Amb. Miguel Angel Moratinos (High Representative, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations-UNAoC), Amb. Nasser Kamel (Secretary General, Union for the Mediterranean-UfM), Dr. …

NEWS A Monument to the Aliyah Bet in La Spezia

speziaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

A monument to the Aliyah Bet – the operations to allow Shoah survivors and refugees to reach the land of Israel under the British Mandate between 1945 and 1948 – was inaugurated in the city of …

NEWS Biella, a special Bar Mitzvah

biella bar mitzvaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

Everyone experienced a unique emotion in Biella Synagogue, where the local Jewish Community celebrated a very special Bar Mitzvah. An American boy had the chance to celebrate the Jewish coming of age ritual, that is reached …

CULTURE Philip Roth, The Last Interview

By Pagine Ebraiche staff

Two years ago on December 21, 2017, Italian scholar Elèna Mortara walked through Manhattan’s Upper West Side on her way to her appointment for a historic interview with American legendary writer Philip Roth.

The result of …

SPORTS New alarming racism incidents in Italian Serie A

Kalidou KoulibalyBy Adam Smulevich

Another football season has started coming. Yet told problems persist.

Italian Serie A kicked off last week. This year, we will see the highest number of top-class players compared to the last few seasons, as well as …