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Primo Levi Forum
Italian Jewish Studies Seminar
May 14, 2024

Fading Gigolo

Center for Jewish History, Programs

Conversation with John Turturro and Na’ama Keha will follow. This film is presented by the American Sephardi Federation as part of the New York Sephardic Film Festival.  Admission: $ 20. Buy Tickets. In collaboration with Casa...

January 12, 2022

Exhibiting the Holocaust

Memoria, Programs

On the occasion of  Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) presents: Robert S.C. Gordon (Cambridge University, UK) and Raffaele Bedarida (Cooper Union, New York), will discuss their recent research on the...

March 15, 2021

The Scandal of The Imagination


Aldo Braibanti and Sylvano Bussotti, a collaboration. An event of the Carnegie Hall Festival “Voices of Hope” – Premiere screening of “The Scandal of the Imagination,” a...

March 15, 2021

Surviving the Ghetto

Italian Jewish Studies Seminar

Presentation of Serena Di Nepi’s new book: Surviving the Ghetto (Brill, 2021) Serena Di Nepi (University of Rome) in conversation with Emily Michelson (University of St. Andrews). Introduced and moderated by David Malkiel...

From the project: Yolocaust discussed in Valentina Pisanty's book The Guardians of Memory
January 23, 2021

Guardians of Memory?

Memoria, Programs

Presentation of the book by Valentina Pisanty (University of Bergamo), The Guardians of Memory, published by CPL Editions 2021. Participants: Valentina Pisanty (University of Bergamo), Michael Rothberg (UCLA), Omer Bartov (Brown...

November 10, 2020

Debt and Damnation: Islam in Dante


Ian Thomson in conversation with Alison Cornish and Federica Anichini. Click here to register “It might seem strange that a poem most emblematic of medieval Christianity, The Divine Comedy, should contain so many Arabic...

December 19, 2018


Italian Cultural Institute, Memoria, Programs

Film screening and panel discussion with the filmmaker and scholars Pentcho (2018) By Stefano Cattini Produced by  Sonne Film, Mosaic Film, RAI Cinema, Emilia Romagna Film Commission. Between the years 1934 and 1939, illegal...

July 18, 2017

Bon Shabbad

Keila Kedosha Janina, Programs

Join Centro Primo Levi and Kehilah Kedosha Janina for Quabbalat Shabbat,  Shabbat service and Selichot with Rav Alberto Funaro and Rav Nissim Elnecavé. Service will be held according to the Roman and the Spanish traditions. Service is...

July 18, 2017

Roman Chazanut Lab

Center for Jewish History, Programs

The first session of the Rome Lab features Rav Alberto Funaro, teacher and cantor of the Spanish Temple in Rome. Join us to learn the most beautiful tunes of the Roman liturgy for the Selichot and the High Holidays. Free and open to...

July 18, 2017

Rome in New York!

Center for Jewish History, Programs

On September 14th, 2017, Centro Primo Levi and the Jewish Museum of Rome will open a learning space, the Rome Lab, dedicated to the history of the Roman Jews and of the twenty-two centuries relations between Rome and Jerusalem. The...

January 25, 2015

Oro Macht Frei

Museum of Jewish Heritage, Memoria

Film Screening: Oro MachtFrei Directed by Jeffrey Bonna. Produced by Jeffrey Bonna and Catherine Campbell. Executive Producer Joel Markel. Original music composed and performed by Yotam Haber. Post screening discussion: Catherine...

September 20, 2014

The Man With the Nagra

Museum of Jewish Heritage, Programs

The Man with the Nagra, 2013 Written and Directed by: Yaala Levi Zimmerman, Produced by: Yaala Levi Zimmerman and Johanna Levi, Language: Hebrew and Italian with English subtitles The Man with the Nagra, narrates the life and work of...

January 1, 2014

Giorno della Memoria in New York 2014

Memoria, Programs

Presented by the Consulate General of Italy, Centro Primo Levi, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, Italian Cultural Institute, Italian Academy at Columbia University, Calandra Institute of Italian American Studies at CUNY. January 27 |...

January 1, 2014

Celebrating Books!

Italian Cultural Institute, Programs

Centro Primo Levi is proud to co-host with the Italian Cultural Institute an evening dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of L’Indice and the 50th Anniversary of the New York Review of Books with Gian Giacomo Migone, Robert Silvers,...

May 10, 2010

June 16 | Blooming Trieste

JCC Manhattan, Programs

Did James Joyce call Leopold Bloom the man who had called himself Italo Svevo? Screening: Le Parole di Mio Padre/My Father’s Words (2001), directed by Francesca Comencini and based on Zeno’s Conscience. Post-screening...