Livia Albeck-Ripka is an Australian freelance journalist currently living in Europe, focusing on society and the environment. She writes for publications including Quartz, VICE and Dumbo Feather Magazine and was previously a fellow at Fabrica Research Centre. You can find Livia on twitter here.
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Boutique Italian Museum Explores History of Lecce’s Medieval Jews

Based in the cellar of an ancient synagogue that’s now a bed and breakfast, the recently opened Palazzo Taurino museum even has an old mikveh

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Italian Newspaper Offers ‘Mein Kampf’ as a Free Throw-In, Defends Its Decision

The Jewish community is up in arms, as the editor of ‘Il Giornale’ believes it’s ‘unreasonable to view the decision as a sign of support for Nazism and the movements anti-Jewish policies’

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In Milan, a Taste of the Jewish Experience

A reporter contemplates her Jewish identity during the 150th anniversary celebration of the Milanese Jewish Community

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Cannes 2016: Five Films to Look Out For

A dispatch from the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival on the French Riviera

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Ceremony in Venice Marks the 500th Anniversary of the First Jewish Ghetto

‘History is not always a stroll down memory lane’

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A Jewish Ghetto Worth Saving

The ghetto that trapped Venice’s Jews is getting a renovation after 500 years

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