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CULTURE Fourth tractate of Babylonian Talmud translated in Italian

Schermata 2019-11-11 alle 14.22.11By Pagine Ebraiche staff

A fourth tractate of the Babylonian Talmud has been released with an Italian translation. Devoted to marriage, Qiddushin hit the bookstores on Thursday, published by Giuntina.

The project of translating all Babylonian Talmud is included in …

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 …

CULTURE Primo Levi in Ferrara: dreams of body and soul

primo levi ferraraBy Rachel Silvera*

Primo Levi’s poems are intense, blunt, and painful: they retell through poetry the nightmare and the awakening.

They were chosen as the main focus of the international concert which was held in the magnificent Sala Estense in …

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 …

CULTURE Leonardo da Vinci on display in Jerusalem

leonardodavinci jerusalemBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

An exhibition devoted to the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death was inaugurated at the Bloomfield Science Museum in Jerusalem on July 4.

“The continuous and extensive research, the meticulous method, and the craving for …

CULTURE Music, a language of freedom

barlettaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

“Unfortunately, we failed to save the lives of those men and women, but we managed to preserve their music. And this has the same value of saving their life in its metaphorical and metaphysical meaning.”

These …

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 …