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A tribute to Scialom Tesciuba (1934-2019)

scialom tesciubaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff*

Scialom Tesciuba, memorable leader of the Libyan Jewish community who came to Italy fleeing a ruthless regime, was born in Tripoli in 1934.

Since his arrival in Rome in 1967, he had always had a crucial …

NEWS Celebrating democracy on Italy’s National Day

italyBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

Italy celebrated the National Day of the Italian Republic on June 2.

“Freedom and democracy represent essential cornerstones of our present and our future,” commented the President of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI) Noemi …

NEWS Schools unite for supporting Remembrance

memoriaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

Upon the joint initiative of the German Embassy in Italy and the Italian association Arte in Memoria, pupils of several schools in Rome have been engaged in the cleaning of 288 Stolpersteine which have been installed …

CULTURE The Turin International Book Fair Honors Primo Levi

turin book fairBy Rossella Tercatin

The Turin International Book Fair took place between May 9 and May 13, 2019.

Many events were devoted to honor the centennial from the birth of the Turin-born writer and Auschwitz survivor Primo Levi.

The 2019 edition …

NEWS Sergio Minerbi, A Life for Italy and Israel

minerbi-2By Pagine Ebraiche staff

Former Israeli Ambassador Sergio Minerbi passed away at age 89 in Jerusalem last week.

He was a diplomat, an intellectual and a symbol of the Italian community in Israel.

Minerbi was born in Ferrara in 1929. …