A tale of lost luggage and a Jewish Christmas miracle
A manuscript sheds light on a 16th-century tale of Jewish love and betrothal
503 years after the first Jewish enclave was instituted in Venice, what does the word ‘ghetto’ mean today?
At the 75th festival—with new works by the Coen brothers, Julian Schnabel, Errol Morris, Orson Welles, and ‘Son of Saul’ director László Nemes, and period dramas starring Rachel Weisz and Jeff Goldblum, as well as Israeli films—‘the horror of the world lies behind infinitely pretty things’
Creating special Torah coverings—often from discarded scraps of fabric—has a long history for Italian women
The Supreme Court Justice will play the role of the judge in a mock trial of Jewish moneylender Shylock in Italy
An excerpt from Francine Prose’s new biography of the eminent art collector and socialite Peggy Guggenheim
The ghetto that trapped Venice’s Jews is getting a renovation after 500 years
Designer launches $12 million preservation project of 500-year-old ghetto
Lonely Planet names Rynek Głowny most beautiful square
By reimagining landmark New York buildings like the Astor Library, which became the Public Theater, Giorgio Cavaglieri championed the architectural preservation that shaped the modern city
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