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NEWS The Colors of Jewish Italy Debut at Uffizi

By Pagine Ebraiche staff The exhibition “All the colors of Jewish Italy. Precious fabrics from ancient Jerusalem to modern prêt-à-porter” was inaugurated at the Uffizi Galleries, on Wednesday. The exhibition is curated by director of the Jewish Museum of Florence, Dora Liscia Bemporad and director of the Jewish Museum of Rome, Olga Melasecchi. The itinerary… leggi 

NEWS Italian Senate approves a committee against antisemitism and hatred

By Pagine Ebraiche staff The Italian Senate approved the motion to establish a special committee against intolerance, racism, antisemitism and hate and violence incitement presented by Liliana Segre with 151 votes in favors, while 98 members decided to abstain. Those who chose to abstain were the senators representing the right-wing parties League, Brothers of Italy… leggi 

NEWS Jewish Leaders gather for the annual general convention of Italian Jewry

By Pagine Ebraiche staff The annual general conventio of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI) took place in Rome on Sunday. Community presidents, board members, rabbis, and employees from the 21 Jewish communities in the Italian peninsula gathered to delve into the theme chosen for this year: Jewish education from age 0 to 120.… leggi 

MEIS Director Della Seta appointed head of the Yad Vashem European Department

By Pagine Ebraiche staff The National Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah in Ferrara (MEIS) Management Board announced that the museum’s Director Simonetta Della Seta was appointed Director of the European Department of Yad Vashem’s International School of Holocaust Studies in Jerusalem, one of the highest teaching and research institutions, whose aim is to… leggi 

NEWS Bnei Brith’s fundraising gets 27,000 masks to Lombardy

By Pagine Ebraiche staff* Bnei Brith, one of the most ancient Jewish organizations in the world, donated to Lombardy Region 27,000 high-definition masks made of washable and reusable plexiglass. Over the last few days, the organization has responded to the request of its Italian branch by promoting a fundraising campaign coordinated by President Charles Kaufman… leggi 

NEWS Elections held in several Italian communities

By Pagine Ebraiche staff Several Italian Jewish communities have gone to the polls in the past few weeks to elect their boards. Besides Rome, where incumbent president Ruth Dureghello and her group Per Israele won a substantial majority, elections were also held in the Jewish Community of Milan, the second largest in the country. On… leggi