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Sami Modiano got vaccinated: “We should not lose hope”

By Adam Smulevich*
“I have gone through many dramatic experiences in my life. A broken childhood at the age of eight as a result of racist laws. Expulsion from school, war, deportation. The horrors of Auschwitz-Birkenau. And as if that …

“Memory as a way of reasoning,
my father’s gift”

“For nearly ninety years, my father has been a promulgator of the Memory. Ironically, the ability to remember was the first thing he lost because of his disease. I then found myself with a father who bore the wounds from …

Europe takes another step
fighting antisemitism

Over the years, the working definition for antisemitism by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance – IHRA, while not legally binding, has become a widely used tool around the world to educate people about antisemitism, as well as recognize and counter …

A wonderful afternoon in New York with Philip Roth

In December 2017 Elèna Mortara met Philip Roth in New York and an extraordinary conversation ensued. The first volume of the Meridiani Mondadori, the prestigious series dedicated to the American writer that she curated, had just been released focusing on …

How to bridge the digital gap
and stay home together

The project “Together at home – Insieme a casa” is back. Realized by the Israeli NGO Machshava Tova (in Hebrew Good Thought) along with the Union of Italian Jewish Communities, the program addresses specifically the elderly, who the pandemic prompted …