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The synagogues in the Jewish Ghetto of Venice

2016 was an important year for the Jewish community of Venice: it marked the 5th centenary of the ghetto of the city, established on the 29th of March, 1516. Exhibitions, symposiums and scholarly books and articles accompanied the commemorations, as … Continue reading

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Jewish Women in Renaissance Venice

On┬áMarch 29th, 2016 the Jewish Ghetto of Venice commemorates the 500th anniversary of its foundation. In the small area of the city where the Jews were forced to live starting in 1516, we can still see the synagogues and the … Continue reading