As Italy celebrates the birth of the Italian Republic in 1946, its political left finds a use in reviving the history of ordinary Italians who helped WWII refugees make their way to Palestine
Tired of internet conspiracy theories and vile anti-Semitism, the journalist turns his attention from Italy’s mafia to its white supremacists
From the Talmud to contemporary Israeli fiction, Giuntina brings Jewish literature to Italy
Our community has enjoyed the dish and found it kosher for hundreds of years. Stating otherwise is unnecessary and disrespectful.
While a few in the Ovazza family cheered fascism on, most escaped in the nick of time
The former prime minister’s embrace of the far-right in the recent elections has many Jewish fans questioning their allegiances
‘The lesser evil is still evil’
“Italy is a Palestinian shore of the Mediterranean,” Arafat wrote.
The Viktor Ullmann Festival helps previously unheard works find new audiences
After hooligans use her image to taunt their cross-town rivals
A recent joint exhibit at the Vatican Museum and the Jewish Museum of Rome traced the surprising and enduring significance of the seven-branched golden object that entered ‘the temporal web of the history of humankind’
Did the Great Italian Cyclist Gino Bartali Actually Save Jews During the Holocaust? An Investigation.
As the Giro d’Italia bike race begins in Jerusalem this week, a historical debate still rages over who deserves credit for the production of identity cards for Jews hidden in Florence
The recently opened exhibition ‘Venice, the Jews and Europe 1516-2016,’ is part of dozens of events to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the city’s Jewish Ghetto
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
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’
Creating special Torah coverings—often from discarded scraps of fabric—has a long history for Italian women