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A joint Jewish European effort for Afghan refugees

Housing facilities, clothes, food, social and health care services: the needs of those forced to flee Afghanistan after the Taliban’s takeover are immense. On relief for the refugees, the European Council of Jewish Communities (ECJC) and the European branch of …

The great catalogue of Jewish Italy

This past summer, after an initial testing phase, the digital census project of about 35 thousand volumes on a Jewish theme “Y-TAL-YA Books” officially began. The project is the result of a collaboration between the Union of the Italian Jewish …

A special technology to protect cultural treasures

Y-TAL-YA Books guarantees – as never before – the protection, conservation and access to the cultural treasures of Jewish Italy by using specially developed technology. A complex purpose, achieved through a rigorous and shared process. As Gloria Arbib, UCEI project …

Relishing the sweetness of Rosh Hashanah

by Michaela Hoenig*

As Jews around the world prepare to celebrate the High Holidays, I scoured the internet to discover some Italian traditions for Rosh Hashana, and consider how they compare to the American Ashkenazi traditions that I practice. …