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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 …

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 …

EVENTS Jews and Catholics, a fruitful dialogue

dialogueBy Adam Smulevich*

“Hine ma tov uma na’im, Shevet achim gam yachad”. “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity”:

These well-known verses from Psalm 133 – in which brotherhood is compared to the holy …

EVENTS Limmud Italia To Take Place in Parma

limmudBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

Limmud Italia, the Italian branch of the international Jewish organization started in the UK, will hold its next event in Parma.

After Florence and Venice, the seventh edition of Limmud Italia Days will take place in …

NEWS Italian National Institute Pays Tribute to Jewish Manager

fuaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

The Istituto Nazionale per l’Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro e le malattie professionali or INAIL (National Institute for Insurance against Workplace Accidents and Occupational Diseases) paid tribute to Also Fuà, a manager who was dismissed …

EVENTS Learning in the Memory of Rabbi Laras

larasBy Daniel Reichel

A year after his death, Rabbi Giuseppe Laras was remembered with a day of study devoted to his memory.

With personal memories and lessons of Torah several Italian rabbis honored the figure of Laras in an event …

NEWS IHRA Meets in Ferrara


By Ada Treves

A video message by Yehuda Bauer opened the last day of the conference of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, that until next spring will be led by the Italian delegation. Bauer is a distinguished historian of the …