The Jews of Italy

Arnaldo Momigliano   Italian history is always a difficult subject. Behind it and inside it there is the extraordinary variety of regional and urban units: the history of Florence is […]

 

The Italian Jewish Communities

The first attempt to regulate the relations between Italian Jews and the  Italian State, began  shortly after the opening of the  ghettos in Northen Italy, as part of the so-called […]

 

General sites

NATIONAL RESOURCES News Portal of the Italian Jewish Communities Morasha: Italian Judaism Online Italian Jewish Liturgical Resources Hebrew History Jewish Theater The Itineraries of Benjmin da Tudela Giornata Europea della […]

 

Events

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  • Jews in the Ghetto Vecchio in Venice after the Liberation, Archive of Jewish community in Venice When Italy entered the war...

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  • Ostia/Rome, synagogue, 1st century, Lazio The fate of the Jews in Rome and Italy fluctuated, with partial expulsions being carried out...

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  • Adapted by Eitan Fiorino from the introduction to the Siddur Benè Roma by Rav Riccardo Di Segni Rav Elio Toaff...

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  • Howard Tzvi Adelman from Jewish Women's Archives Benvenida Abravanel was one of the most influential and wealthiest Jewish women of early...

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  • Arnaldo Momigliano   Italian history is always a difficult subject. Behind it and inside it there is the extraordinary variety of regional...

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  • In Trani when they studied Talmud. -Isiah ben Mali, one of the great Talmudic scholars of all time was born...

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  • Francesco Spagnolo, University of California, Berkeley The history of Jewish music in Italy is long, fascinating, and filled with contradictions. Its...

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  • Jews in the Ghetto Vecchio in Venice after the Liberation, Archive of Jewish community in Venice When Italy entered the war...

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  • Berachot, Bomberg Talmud, 16th century Isaac  Ben Melchiezedek of Siponto  was an Italian rabbi and Talmudist who  lived about 1110-70 was...

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  • Santa Maria di Siponto, 1117 A.D. One the most famous centers for Jewish culture in Apulia was in Siponto. Many students...

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  • Jews lived in Apulia from ancient Roman times until 1541, when they were banished from all of Southern Italy. They...

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  • Ostia/Rome, synagogue, 1st century, Lazio The fate of the Jews in Rome and Italy fluctuated, with partial expulsions being carried out...

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  • Jewish Calendar

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  •   Ketubah, Ferrara, Italy, 1739 (Groom: Isaac, son of Eliezer Ashkenazi, Bride: Fiora, daughter of Jacob Alfandari)

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