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Venice, the Jews and Europe

On September 19 at 6:00 pm the English edition of the 500th Anniversary exhibition on the Venice ghetto with essays by some of the most prominent scholars in the field,…

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Sites of Conflicted History

Museums and Their Publics at Sites of Conflicted History A call for papers. International conference. 13-15 March 2017. POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland Dear Colleagues, I would like…

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Italy’s Decade of War

Italy’s Decade of War: 1935-45 in International Perspective 6-7 September 2016, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow   Keynote Speakers: Professor MacGregor Knox, LSE Professor Nicola Labanca, Università degli Studi di Siena…

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Rhodes: Our Piece of the Earth

Seventy years ago, on July 23, 1944, Jewish life on this Island of roses came to an end. Today we convene here in Kahal Shalom to mourn the interrupted and…

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Women and the Torah

In Italy, a Unique Connection Between Women and the Torah. Creating special Torah coverings—often from discarded scraps of fabric—has a long history for Italian women A Torah scroll takes years to…