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Gender and Anti-Semitism

        Gender and Anti-Semitism Women’s Rights Yesterday and Today April 10 at 5:00 pm The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America 1161 Amsterdam Avenue Free and…

In Trani, An Archive of Music from the Holocaust

        April 3 at 6 pm Italian Cultural Institute 686 Park Avenue RSVP:  www.iicnewyork.esteri.it In Collaboration with Pugliesi Federation of New York and the Italian Cultural Institute…

This week in New York

        Mauro Perani (University of Bologna) will speak to students and faculty at Columbia University and the Jewish Theological Seminary. Columbia University, Fayerweather Hall, room 513, West…

Tribute to Cesare Colafemmina

Exhibition Pays Tribute to Cesare Colafemmina The Centro di Ricerche e Documentazione sull’Ebraismo nel Mediterraneo “Cesare Colafemmina” [www.cerdem.com] presents a publication the exhibition “Ketav, Sefer, Miktav. Jewish Culture in Puglia…

Palatucci Commission

        The Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation in Milan to Lead Research Commission on Fiume 1938-1945 and Palatucci June-August 2013 –  The Union of the Italian Jewish…

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Centaur Award 2013

John Elkann presents the Centaur Award to John Turturro On May 20th, 2013, Centro Primo Levi hosted its first benefit Gala. On this occasion John Elkann presented the Centaur Award…

Rehabilitating Fascist War Criminals

        Recent historiography has persuasively demonstrated that the anti-Jewish racial laws of 1938 were not Mussolini’s concession to Hitler, but instead the culmination of Italy’s own racist policies….

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Italian Jews in the Modern Era

Marina Caffiero, Storia degli ebrei nell’Italia moderna. Dal Rinascimento alla Restaurazione. Carocci editore, Rome, 2014 Marina Caffiero’s new book offers an engaging overview of the situation of the Jews of…

Memory, Neglected.

        Memory, Neglected. The Italian Memorial in Auschwitz Alessandro Cassin Memorialization of the Shoah and its possible expression through art have been stirring passionate debates over the…