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Observatory on antisemitism: An angrier country and more fragile

The first section of the survey conducted by the CDEC Foundation describes Italy’s social and economic context. What emerges from this part of the survey is that the country feels more fragile, poorer and angrier. The data on school dropout …

Observatory on antisemitism: Insulting Jews is no longer a taboo in Italy

““Something has gone wrong in the process of countering antisemitism in Italy.” This is the bitter conclusion drawn by the sociologist Betti Guetta and the researchers of the Observatory on antisemitism of the Contemporary Jewish. Documentation Center – CDEC Foundation …

For one in four Italians Holocaust Remembrance Day is useless

The percentage of Italians who recognize the usefulness of Holocaust Remembrance Day is declining, the latest survey by the SWG research institute revealed. SWG has been monitoring the perception and feelings of Italians toward this date every January since 2014. …

HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE – Across Europe 100,000 Stolpersteine combat hatred

When asked about his Stolpersteine, the stumbling stones scattered throughout Europe, the German artist Gunter Demnig quotes the Talmud: “A person is not forgotten until his name is”. For over thirty years now, he has been committed to commemorate individuals …

Italy, a surge of hatred after October 7 massacre

“The effects of the massacres carried out by Hamas on October 7 are causing the largest wave of antisemitism in Italy in 40 years”. The complaint comes from the last report by the Observatory on antisemitism of the Foundation Jewish …

CULTURE – The book and the books, a history of Jewish Italy

“Civil wars among the Jews were never fought with the sword, but with the pen,” Abraham B. Yehoshua argued years ago in Ferrara. During the conference “Am Ha Sefer – The People of the book. Readers and bibliophiles in Jewish …