ROME (JTA) – Hundreds of people ran through the streets of downtown Rome over the weekend to commemorate the Holocaust and look to the future. Dubbed “Run for Mem”, Sunday’s marathon-like race was part of a wide range of events on and around International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which takes place on January 27, the anniversary of the 1945…
ROME (JTA) – A marathon-like race past sites of Holocaust and Jewish remembrance in Rome will highlight events in Italy marking International Holocaust Memorial Day. The “Run for Mem” — short for “Run for Remembrance: Looking Ahead” — is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 22. International Holocaust Memorial Day is observed on Jan. 27, the anniversary of the 1945…
The site was discovered more than a century ago, when laborers were building a new stables for Villa Torlonia, the estate under which the catacombs sit.
The Jewish catacombs underneath Villa Torlonia in Rome are currently being restored and will be open to the public “within a few years.”
A new cookbook that pays special attention to Roman Jewish and Libyan Jewish cuisines is put through its paces.
This Roman-Jewish recipe can be served on its own as a side dish, or as a sandwich filling.
Archaeologists in Israel have recovered bronze statues and thousands of coins from a merchant ship that sank off the Mediterranean coast some 1,600 years ago during the late Roman period.
Rome’s Jewish catacombs will open to the public for the first time on Sunday as part of a campaign to highlight diverse cultural sites throughout Italy.
Pope Francis sent a Passover Message to Rome’s Jews and asked the chief rabbi to pray for him.
When Pope Francis walked the streets of Rome’s Jewish ghetto on Sunday, he was treading on centuries of painful history — and giving us hope for a better future, Rossella Tercatin writes.