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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 …

NEWS European Jewish Museums representatives gather in Ferrara

meis - Marco MorselliOver 150 representatives of Jewish Museums from all over Europe have gathered at the Museum of the Italian Judaism and the Shoah in Ferrara for the annual conference of the Association for the European Jewish Museums, between November 18 and

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 …