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OBITUARIES A tribute to Grazia Di Veroli (1961-2019)

grazia-di-veroliBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

Grazia Di Veroli devoted her life to Remembrance through projects and initiatives aimed to overcome the challenge of passing it down to the younger generations. She escorted the last witnesses of the Shoah to many public …

Andrea Doria, fostering values since 1895

andrea doriaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff*

In 1895, a group of dissidents from Società Ginnastica Cristoforo Colombo founded Società Ginnastica Andrea Doria, based in Carignano, an elegant district in the centre of Genoa. The founding group had previously performed in improvised shows …

NEWS Treasures from the past on display in Bologna

mostra-boBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

The extraordinary artefacts found in the newly rediscovered Jewish cemetery in Bologna, one of the largest medieval Jewish cemeteries in the world, are finally on display at the Jewish Museum in Bologna.

After years of studies …

CULTURE A scratch to dissolve the darkness

hannesBy Guido Vitale*

He moves his first steps in the dark. The sheet he puts in front of him is intensely, impenetrably black. Then Hannes Binder starts to raise to the surface something that looks like light. And his work …

FEATURES Piero Terracina Turns 90

pietro terracinaBy Pagine Ebraiche staff

Piero Terracina turned 90. He was born on November 12, 1928 in Rome and survived the Shoah. The present given to him by the Union of Italian Jewish Communities is a Chanukkia, the symbol of the …

FEATURES Padua, the Cradle of Italian Rabbis

Ex_grande_sinagoga_tedesca_Padova_2By Nicholas Oliveti*

Padua is a mid-sized city located in northeastern Italy, about 25 miles east of Venice. Around the year 1000 the first Jews arrived in Padua. Towards the mid-14th century, many Jews from around Italy, who practiced banking …

FEATURES Bologna, a Taste of Italy

bologna scroll2By Cimring*

Tortellini in brodo (meat tortellini in broth), tagliatelle al ragù (pasta with meat sauce), lasagne verdi alla bolognese (lasagna with meat sauce and béchamel), zuppa inglese (cake and cream), and mascarpone (particular type of soft cheese often used …