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Category: Dialogue

Working towards peace, step by step

“Every step that brings peace between people is blessed and desirable”. So rabbi Menachem Mendel Chitrik, Istanbul Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi and leader of the Islamic countries rabbinical alliance. “It is clear that if relations between Israel and Turkey improve, it …

Shoah Memorial and CDEC, together for a new start

In the heart of Milan, a place of Remembrance, to carry out historical research, teach, where to debate and reflect on our society. Last week, when new spaces were inaugurated and the new headquarters of the Centre of Contemporary Jewish …

How to heal our common home, religions and culture in dialogue

“Neutrality and inactivity in the face of evil are by itself evil”. So Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, President of the Conference of European Rabbis, called to action against the false religious prophets who revive “barbaric and inhuman practices from over a …

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. …

The Italian synagogue, cornerstone of identity

Three were the synagogues once in operation in Padua. In addition to the German one, once damaged by the Fascists and seat of the Jewish Padua Museum today, also the Sephardi one, converted into a private home, and the Italian …

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 …