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LEADERS Europe and a Lively Jewish Life

ajcBy Francesca Matalon

“The American Jewish Committee Global Forum is an incredible opportunity to connect with Jewish leaders from all over the world,” said Talia Bidussa, president of the Union of Italian Jewish Students (UGEI), who attended the conference which …

LEADERS Two Presidents for the Jewish Community of Milan

milanBy Daniel Reichel

The Jewish Community of Milan will have two presidents: Raffaele Besso and Milo Hasbani. The Community council opted for this unprecedented solution of a two-headed presidency to govern the Community at its first meeting last week. The …

A Fight for Freedom

By Renzo Gattegna

“Freedom is not in a stable right, but something that needs to be conquered every day. It is a right that must be cultivated, protected, defended from the threats of those who want to impose models not …

Rosh HaShanah 5775 – “A Year for Peace and Prosperity”

On the occasion of Rosh HaShanah 5775, the President of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI) Renzo Gattegna sent the following greetings to Counsellors of the Institution, to the Presidents of the Italian Jewish Communities, to the Rabbis and

NEWS The UCEI President Congratulates Mogherini

gattegna“I would like to congratulate Minister Federica Mogherini on her prestigious appointment within the European Union” reads a statement issued by the president of the Italian Union of Jewish Communities, Renzo Gattegna, after Ms. Mogherini was appointed High Representative of …

LEADERS Solidarity in Brussels

brusselsBy Adam Smulevich

The leaders of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) and of the Belgian Government agreed to work together on issues related to improving Holocaust education and the fight against anti-Semitism, racism and terrorism. At the meetings in Brussels …

“The Heart of Civilized Europe Violated in Brussels”

gattegnaBy Renzo Gattegna*

Once again hatred has hit at the heart of our civilization, showing its most grim and miserable face. Once again, innocent people have fallen under the blows of fanaticism and intolerance .
We mourn the victims of …

NEWS “Italian Jews reject Inappropriate Comparisons”

beppegrilloBy Rossella Tercatin

Reiterated offensive remarks about the Holocaust from some prominent political leaders are sparking outrage within and outside the Italian Jewish Community.

From May 22nd to May 26th, 2014, all the citizens of the European Union will elect …

Beppe Grillo’s Words Offend all of Italy

gattegnaby Renzo Gattegna*

“Beppe Grillo’s decision to publish on his blog a retouched picture of the notorious image of the gates of Auschwitz, together with an adapted version of Primo Levi’s poem on the Holocaust Se questo è un …