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NEWS Italian Minister Says Complete Funding of MEIS imminent

meis-1By Adam Smulevich

“The raising of the 25 million euros intended for the project of the MEIS is almost complete. I hope I will make an announcement briefly,” said Minister for Cultural Heritage Dario Franceschini last week on the occasion …

NEWS Elections held in several Italian communities

Schermata 2019-06-24 alle 12.21.28By Pagine Ebraiche staff

Several Italian Jewish communities have gone to the polls in the past few weeks to elect their boards.

Besides Rome, where incumbent president Ruth Dureghello and her group Per Israele won a substantial majority, elections were …

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 …

NEWS A Monument to the Aliyah Bet in La Spezia

speziaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

A monument to the Aliyah Bet – the operations to allow Shoah survivors and refugees to reach the land of Israel under the British Mandate between 1945 and 1948 – was inaugurated in the city of …

NEWS Biella, a special Bar Mitzvah

biella bar mitzvaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

Everyone experienced a unique emotion in Biella Synagogue, where the local Jewish Community celebrated a very special Bar Mitzvah. An American boy had the chance to celebrate the Jewish coming of age ritual, that is reached …

SPORTS New alarming racism incidents in Italian Serie A

Kalidou KoulibalyBy Adam Smulevich

Another football season has started coming. Yet told problems persist.

Italian Serie A kicked off last week. This year, we will see the highest number of top-class players compared to the last few seasons, as well as …

CULTURE Leonardo da Vinci on display in Jerusalem

leonardodavinci jerusalemBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

An exhibition devoted to the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death was inaugurated at the Bloomfield Science Museum in Jerusalem on July 4.

“The continuous and extensive research, the meticulous method, and the craving for …