How the Jews of Rome turned hardship and oppressive regulations into enduring culinary delights
Who was Arnaldo Dante Momigliano, other than perhaps one of the greatest shapers of how we understand history? A former pupil investigates.
The delicious dish on the secret Jewish origins of a delicious dish
This orange marmalade is a reminder of Sicily’s ancient Jewish community
Warm up with this traditional Italian recipe for white bean soup—no matzo ball needed
Edda Servi Machlin, author of ‘The Classic Cuisine of the Italian Jews,’ died this week at 93
Roasted vegetables keep alive the Jewish history of Pitigliano, an Italian town once called ‘little Jerusalem’
A first English translation of the great Italian Jewish author’s single-volume compendium of tales of Ferrara reminds us of the power of his ghosts
As far-right and populist parties gain power in Italy, Italian Jews are split over where the real threat to them is coming from
How Jews observe Tisha B’Av in Rome, where the Arch of Titus commemorates the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem
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 lesser evil is still evil’
In Ferrara, a prison becomes a new museum of Italian Judaism—and of the Holocaust in Italy
Liliana Segre was deported to Auschwitz from her native Milan when she was 13
Carciofi alla giudìa dates back to the 16th century
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
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