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FEATURES A New Way to Visit Jewish Italy

fbceiBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

The Fondazione Beni Culturali Ebraici Italiani (Foundation for Jewish Cultural Heritage in Italy) has launched a new portal and a new way to explore the richness and history of Italian Jewish life and culture.

The website …

NEWS “Ritual Slaughter, a Right that Must Be Protected”

di segniBy Pagine Ebraiche staff
On August 23, 2018, the Italian daily Corriere della Sera reported that a bill banning ritual slaughter without stunning the animal has received support by members of Parliament from all parties. The bill was introduced by …

NEWS Intolerance at Rise in Verona

Sinagoga-VeronaBy Greyson Gerdts*

Jews in the city of Verona have faced many struggles throughout history. Just like other historical Jewish-Italian communities, the Jews of Verona have been imprisoned, forced to wear identifying badges, and denied rights. Even today, there are …

NEWS A Secret Garden in Venice

garden veniceBy Rossella Tercatin

Olive, fig, almond, palm trees and many more: a garden featuring over 450 species of plants, trees and bushes mentioned in the Bible was inaugurated last week in Venice. The new “Secret Garden” extends for about 110 …

NEWS Israeli Ambassador Meets with Minister of Interior

salvini sachsBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

Israeli ambassador to Rome Ofer Sachs met with the Minister of the Interior and deputy Matteo Salvini at the Viminale palace last week.

Among the topics they discussed were cybersecurity, the fight against crime and terrorism …