Salomone de Sesso.
When other cities put Jews in ghettos, Sabbioneta oversaw a trailblazing printing press.
In the international gothic style.
Azariah de’ Rossi, Modern Orthodox rabbi?
An 11th-century talmudic encyclopedia.
Part Joyce, part Balzac, part yizkor book.
And how Hebrew wound up on a central column.
The myth of the good Italian.
With some rabbinic assistance.
As told by their surnames.
Two moments of Italian Jewish distinctiveness.
What rhymes with Ahasuerus?
The Mortara affair revisited.