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EVENTS Italy Celebrated European Day of Jewish Culture

gece genoaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

The European Day of Jewish Culture was held in dozens of locations all over Italy on Sunday, October 14, 2018. The selected leading city, Genoa, hosted the national event that honored the victims of the collapse …

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 …

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 …