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Joshua Cohen: “In Brody, looking for Roth”

By Adam Smulevich

Joshua Cohen was in Jerusalem at the time it was announced that he had won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Just a few minutes later, he said, “my house was surrounded by reporters. None of them had …

Páginas para interrogarse sobre la identidad

Siempre es el momento para hacerse la pregunta contenida en el título del libro de Abraham Joshua Heschel ¿Quién es el hombre? Una lectura que el rabino rav Giuseppe Momigliano de Génova, dice que hizo hace varios años y que …

A summer of readings, from Ukraine and more

In the middle of summer, as Italy found out that it had to go back to the polls again, a publishing initiative showed how books can be a symbol of solidarity too, reminding us that not far from this country, …

The melodies of Italian synagogues rediscovered

By Kyle Tassone*

What is “illumination”? In addition to being a synonym for “light”, Illumination, is also a unique project that gathered passionate professional musicians under the guiding vision and direction of cellist Ayela Seidelman, to rediscover early modern …

FEATURES Ennio Morricone, a personal memory

By Alan David Baumann*

Children of artists never abandon the strong bond with the parents, although psychologically the umbilical cord must be severed. On the one hand the artwork helps, on the other its constant presence can mean a sort …