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Filo-So-Fare

The resurgence of the Italian silk tallit. Alessandro Cassin in conversation with Rav Umberto Piperno Many of us remember well the years Rav Umberto Piperno spent in New York: his…

Being a Centaur

What follows is Alessandro Di Rocco’s acceptance speech of the Centaur Award 2018.I want to thank all of you for being here tonight. I am honored and humbled by this tribute.

Philip Roth Interviews Primo Levi

We would like to remember Philip Roth (1933-2018) —in addition to his extraordinary literary production— for his pivotal role in introducing Primo Levi to the English-speaking world.  In this essay,…

A Thousand Years Deep: Early Jewish Life in Italy

The national museum dedicated to the history of Italian Jews inaugurates its first exhibition. On November 14, 1943, eleven citizens of Ferrara were incarcerated in the prison of Via Piangipane….

Rome Lab Calendar

September 14 – 6:30 pm Singing the Sacred Text. Cantor Alberto Funaro October 18 – 6:30 pm A Tale of Two Cities: Rome and Jerusalem. Paula Fredriksen, Hebrew University of…

The Jewish Museum of Rome in New York!

A learning space of the Jewish Museum of Rome in New York Presented by Centro Primo Levi in collaboration with NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò and the University of Rome…