The House GOP has yet to respond.
The Venice International Film Festival starts today and runs through September 8. And of course, Jewish directors are bringing their A-game.
How did Italians come to settle here in this extremely drippy place when there are so many other empty, drier locales throughout Italy?
“He’s living alone on the Lido and losing his eyesight, and he’s still going to the cemetery. Aldo is burying the community.”
Princeton professor Mitchell Duneier has come to town to talk about his new book, Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea, and sign a few copies. But certain events in the week preceding Duneier’s presentation, at the Chicago Humanities Festival, have added extra weight to a discussion about the nature of the ghetto.
Unknown individuals calling themselves the “Tunisian Fallaga Team” hacked into the website of the Venice Jewish community’s library and archive and posted pro-Islamist and pro-Palestinian messages on its home page.
A Hasid and a secular Jew meet in the old Venetian ghetto. What comes next might seem like a typical encounter — but there’s a twist.
A court in Venice upheld a decision by Italian authorities to expel former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke from the country.
Every time I bite into a slice of noodle kugel, I am reminded of another baked pasta dish: frisinsal, an unusual, savory and just slightly sweet recipe that we make back home in Venice around Tu B’shvat (the New year of Trees).
Philologos tries to solve a 300-year-old mystery. Why did someone carve Hebrew letters on a coffin in 18th century Venice, and what do they mean?