The Time of Love

Italian Jews Between Segregation and Emancipation (1849-1871). The Jewish Museum of Rome opens a magnificent exhibition dedicated to the period that goes from the second Roman Republic to the annexation…

Ulvi Liegi, Livorno synagogue, 1935

Il Rinnegato: The Scandalous Life of a 19th Century Kabbalist.

David is never fulfilled nor satisfied with himself. He is constantly searching for new emotions, unexpected events, and adventures, which are often dangerous and with little prospect. He clings to the talismans and amulets of the Kabbalah as the only lifeline in a storm of events that he cannot control, dodging obstacles that threaten him, often set in motion by himself.

Remembering Nedo Fiano z’l

On this Giorno Della Memoria, Centro Primo Levi remembers the life of Nedo Fiano (Florence, April 22, 1925 – Milan, December 19, 2020), the father of our friend and former…

Sartre, The Jew and the Other

Book Review: Manuela Consonni and Vivian Liska, Sartre, Jews and the Other, The Vidal Sassoon Studies in Antisemitism, Racism, and Prejudice, 2020 Abe and his friend Sol are out for a…