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Italian Jewish Culture in Denver

The culture of Italian Jewry is unlike any other Jewish culture in the world.  Their history goes back more than 2000 years to before the first exile from Jerusalem after…

Sixty Years Fighting Oblivion

The Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation in Milan In a collection of essays published by Yad Vashem in 2009, David Bankier and Dan Michman devote one chapter to the simultaneous…

Michele Sarfatti in Germany

Historian René Moehrle’s reviews Sarfatti’s classic for the German press. When it first appeared in Italian, in 2000, Michele Sarfatti’s Gli ebrei nell’Italia Fascista. Vicende, identità, persecuzione (Einaudi) was instantly…

Two Centers for Sephardic Studies

The Society for Sefardic Studies was established was established in 2009. It is affiliated to the Ben-Zvi Institute for the Study of the Jewish Communities in the East and to…

USHMM Felloship

Approaching Deadline: 2015-2016 Fellowship- Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies: 2015–16 FELLOWSHIPS, link Deadline for Applications: November 30, 2014 The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies awards fellowships…

Our Life Was Divided

“Our Life Was Divided in Many Facets”1: Anna Foa Yona, an Anti-Fascist Jewish Refugee in Wartime United States Introduction Migration studies have dismissed the somewhat uncritical and romantic celebration of…

Max Ascoli

How Special Collections archival holdings tell the story of our time The Max Ascoli Archive Archivio del Senato Max Ascoli (1898-1978) created The Reporter in 1949, a magazine that became…

USHMM Summer Research Workshops

USHMM Summer Research Workshops The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies invites proposals from Workshop Coordinator(s) to conduct two-week research workshops…

Italy and the Second World War

Call for Papers, “Italy and the Second World War” (Brill Publishing) (Deadline: 31 June 2015) This volume is a collection of essays that focus on the Italian experience of war…