The first Jewish head of state was said to be in Honduras, all the way back in 1841.
Giorgio Bassani’s “Novel of Ferrara” weaponizes the familiar haze of life in its ordinariness.
“We are not in a legal position to buy something that according to Italian and international law we already own.”
She threatened to sue anyone who posted “pictures or phrases” that were “offensive,” regarding her grandfather.
Lorenzo da Ponte — a Jewish-born Venetian turned Roman Catholic priest (and playboy) — had a lot in common with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
“It’s been a long haul. They’ve been evading arrest, evading the law, evading taking responsibility and pretending they had nothing to do with it.”
The fascinating story of the Italian mansion that housed Holocaust survivors before they were smuggled to Mandatory Palestine.
(JTA) (JTA) — When Italy’s interior minister recommended creating a “registry” of Roma, his remark was merely the latest addition to a long list of anti-Roma statements by senior European leaders.
The interior minister said he asked for the census “in order to see ‘who,’ ‘how,’ and ‘how many.’”
In separate incidents, Holocaust monuments in the Netherlands and France also were vandalized.