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Italian Chazanut

The Erna Finci Viterbi Italian Chazanut Round Table A resource on Italian Jewish liturgy and music On February 14, 2016 Centro Primo Levi presented its new project dedicated to the…

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CDEC Seeks New Director

Director of the Fondazione Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea CDEC Deadline: February, 28th The Fondazione Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea CDEC onlus is currently looking for a high profile candidate…

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Giorno della Memoria in New York

Events in New York City       January 25 at 6:00 pm Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 686 Park Avenue, New York Book discussion: Primo Levi, The Friend by Bianca…

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SICSA Fellowship

The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism Announces The Felix Posen Fellowship Post-Doctoral / Junior Faculty The Felix Posen Post-Doctoral / Junior Faculty Fellowship is intended for…

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The Museum of Italian Judaism Seeks Director

In 2003, the Ministry for Cultural Heritage issued the plan to develop the Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah in Ferrara. During the years since, the foundation in charge of implementing the plan has created programs…

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Who Owns the Holocaust?

History, Memory, and the Question of “Who Owns the Holocaust?”: Thoughts on Manuela Consonni’s L’eclisse dell’antifascismo The following are some not-quite-random thoughts inspired by Manuela Consonni’s new book, L’eclisse dell’antifasicsmo: Resistenza,…

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Science Fiction?

Francesco Cassata delivers the 2015 Primo Levi Lecture   Storie naturali, the first collection of Primo Levi’s science fiction stories, was published in September 1966, under the pen name Damiano Malabaila,…

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Primo Levi: Tradition, Translation, Transmission

Universität Innsbruck (Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft) with the The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Department of Romance and Latin American Studies) November 17-19, 2015 – Claudiasaal – Herzog-Friedrich-Str. 3/2, Innsbruck, Contacts: aiani@uibk.ac.at, italienzentrum@uibk.ac.at This conference…

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The Venice Ghetto at 500

The Centuries-Old History of Venice’s Jewish Ghetto A look back on the 500-year history and intellectual life of one of the world’s oldest Jewish quarters  Link Five hundred years ago,…

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The Missing Jewish Books

The Mystery of the Missing Jewish Books of Rome. Tracing the fate of 25,000 volumes lost to the Holocaust. Link “This book is entirely the work of my hands, for I…