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Primo Levi, Argon

Not all of them where materially inert, for that was not granted to them. On the contrary, they were, or had to be, quite active; but inert they undoubtedly were in the innermost selves, inclined to disinterested speculation … the events attributed to them …shared a static quality, an attitude of dignified abstention, of deliberate (or accepted) relegation to the margins of the great river of life. Primo Levi, Argon

Los Corassones Avlan

Conversations on Jewish Life on the Island of Rhodes. A pop-up installation to discover, discuss and imagine.  Press contact: loscorassones.press@primolevicenter.org New York, NY - September 24, 2019 - A fully immersive experience celebrating and exploring the lives of the Jews of Rhodes,…

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Mixed Messages Reflections on an Italian Jewish Family and exile By Eleanor Foa In post-World War II America, who ever heard of an Italian Jew? No one. Journalist and author Eleanor Foa, born in Italy, raised in America, daughter of a…

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Primo Levi at 100

New York, May 28, 2019 - Centro Primo Levi and the Italian Cultural Institute inaugurate Primo Levi’s Centenary with two programs highlighting Levi’s relevance today and his ability to continue to speak to people of different backgrounds and generations.  On…

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Money Must Stay in the Family Translated by Alastair McEwen The plot of Money Must Stay in the Family, unfolds around the family matriarch’s last will and traces the story of an upper class Jewish family from Turin, the fictional Ottolenghis. The multigenerational saga begins…

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Taamrat Emmanuel: An Ethiopian Jewish Intellectual, Between Colonized and Colonizers Translated by Jill Goldsmith Emanuela Trevisan Semi’s book is an insightful biographical study of a key figure among Ethiopian Jews of the early 20th Century. Taamrat  Emmanuel was profoundly fascinated by European…

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Vanadium and the Grey Doctor Muller Marco Belpoliti. Introduction by Simona Forti. Featuring Primo Levi’s story Vanadium from The Periodic Table One of Italy’s finest literary critics, Marco Belpoliti is the curator of the Italian edition of Primo Levi’s complete works.…

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