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FEATURES Bologna, a Taste of Italy

bologna scroll2By Cimring*

Tortellini in brodo (meat tortellini in broth), tagliatelle al ragù (pasta with meat sauce), lasagne verdi alla bolognese (lasagna with meat sauce and béchamel), zuppa inglese (cake and cream), and mascarpone (particular type of soft cheese often used …

FEATURES Mantua, a Long Jewish History

Sinagoga MantovaBy Jenna Lustbader*

The first extent mention of Jews living in the ancient northern Italian city of Mantua (Mantova) dates to around 1145. Soon after this, Abraham ibn Ezra (1089-1167), one of the most important Jewish biblical commentators and philosophers …

FEATURES A Taste of Parma

parmigianoBy Ilise Posner*

Could there be an imitation cheese lurking on your shelf? Parmesan cheese, a simple delight for many has an intriguing history. It originated in, you guessed it, the Italian province of Parma and has been prepared for …

FEATURES Pisa, the Jewish Heritage by the Leaning Tower

pisaby Austin Marques*

The city of Pisa, Italy is one of the centers of European medieval art and home to impressive architectural structures. The Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles) is home to four Catholic monuments: the Cathedral, the Baptistry, …

FEATURES Ferrara, a Long Jewish History

meisBy Aine Filler*

Ferrara, a town in the Emilia-Romagna region of Northeast Italy, is known as being the melting pot for different Jewish cultures. Jews first emigrated to Ferrara hundreds of years ago since the local laws generally tended to …

FEATURES Massimo Teglio: a Geonese story

Castellitto massimo teglioBy Dan Amouyal*

Genoese Jewish history is a remarkable and unique part of Jewish history.

Genoa (or Genova, in Italian) is home to one of the oldest Italian Jewish communities. The first extent records of Genoese Jews are two letters …

FEATURES Florence, a Community of Arts and Culture

florenceBy Nebiyat Tadesse*

Aside from Florence’s well known artistic patrimony, one of the most interesting facts about this famed city is that it is home to about 950 Jews, the third largest Jewish community in Italy. The rich history of …

FEATURES Trieste, a City of Borders

triesteBy Giulia Nicolai*

Jewish history is not a mere sub-field, but an indispensible aspect of European history, and this traveling exhibition recognizes their role. From February 27th to March 29th, 2018, one hundred years after the end of the First …

Israel, un Giro muy especial

giroPagine Ebraiche staff

El maratón que se corre cada mes de marzo y que cuenta ya con una participación vastísima (también de Italia) ha consagrado la ciudad de Jerusalén como importante destino deportivo.
Sin embargo, un evento como el Giro …