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The pandemic and the ritual of yortzeit

By Liora Finkel*

We have all been feeling the effects of the COVID-19 virus for over a year now. At this point, some people have celebrated two birthdays, anniversaries, and annual holidays under pandemic conditions. Simultaneously, as of May 8th, …

To build a better society we need dialogue

Jewish history and culture are deeply imbued by the concept of dialogue, both as awareness of others and as self-awareness. As President Sergio Mattarella remarked in a message on the occasion of the European Day of Jewish Culture celebrated Sunday …

Our Jewish history along a river of dialogues

On Sunday 10 October, Padua will be the leading Italian city of the 22nd European Day of Jewish Culture, which this year is dedicated to the theme of “Dialogues”, a theme that lends itself to a range of possible declensions. …

Motivating young generations

Davide Romanin Jacur – council member to the financial statements of the UCEI with a career as councillor spanning forty years and one as president spanning fourteen – has many stories to tell. His first thoughts go to Rav Achille …

A museum to meet and express yourself

“The greatest heritage of the Jewish Community of Padua does not consist of its objects, albeit beautiful and highly valuable. It consists of the people who lived there”. This is the idea behind the Museum of Jewish Padua, inaugurated in …