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.
A tale of the Italian Holocaust—and an appreciation for liberty.
The teenager completed the illustrated manuscript in March 1767.
From 1491 to 2021.
Penitential prayers from Piove di Sacco.
His medical school had a special diploma for Jewish students.
Samuel David Luzzatto.
A new exhibit at the British Museum.
The plague in Padua.
An Italian Yiddish was never in the cards, as the case of “Judeo-Mantuan” makes clear, because Jews were more closely integrated into Italian society than they were in Eastern Europe.