The coveted position of “preacher to the Jews.”
An exhibit includes a 16th-century Yiddish version of a Latin anatomy textbook.
A new Torah scroll, 530 years after the expulsion.
The columns of Ferrara.
After being captured by a converso friar-turned-pirate.
Loans, schmattes, and medical care.
They succeed most when they feel like home.
A journey into Italian Jewish history.
Without the protection of a sovereign state, Jewish slaves were subject to cruelty and extortion.
Twelve-century-old mikvahs and a drowned cemetery.
Preserving Venice’s historic synagogues.