A 101-year-old man, identified as ‘Mr. P’ has been released from isolation after recovering from COVID-19 in the Italian city if Rimini. Mr. P., a WWII and Spanish Flu survivor, was admitted last week to a hospital in northeast Italy after he was tested positive for the Coronavirus. According to […]
#MazalTov to Ruben Golran on his Bar Mitzvah! Ruben is in Milan, Italy. All the Synagogues in Milan are closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. With 500 guests invited from around the world, Ruben’s Bar Mitzvah party had to be cancelled, while the Torah reading portion proceeded as scheduled. Let’s all […]
???????? Buon Giorno dalla Sardinia Good Morning from Sardinia ???? “My husband (@yigal_f) and I just got married and we’re currently on our honeymoon in Porto Cervo, Sardinia. My favorite thing since getting married is waking up in the morning to find him wrapping his tefilin. It truly warms my […]
Buongiorno da Roma “Wouldn’t be possible without guidance & belief ????????” ???? @sirdbitan
???????????? “My husband @schwartz.jeffrey and I visited the Synagogue in Siena, Italy this afternoon-where he stopped to (pray) daven Mincha following our tour. Our guide told us that the community consists of 50 Jews. They have celebrated all of the Bar Mitzvahs of the members and just celebrated the last […]
#WeRemember ????????✡️ The Raid of the Ghetto of Rome took place on October 16, 1943, 75 years ago today. A total of 1,259 members of the Jewish community–numbering 363 men, 689 women, and 207 children–were initially captured by the Gestapo. Of these, 1,023 were deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp. […]
“My 14 year old son praying in Positano. What better way to appreciate ‘ma Rabu masecha Hashem’ (Translated from Hebrew: How great are Your creations God)” – Tzippy Cohen
Buongiorno da Positano ???????? Good Morning from Positano Source: @racheldilmanian
Buon Giorno di Positano “This is my husband, this morning in Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy! It was a privilege to be there at that moment ” – @melodyelihudds
The Great Synagogue of Florence is one of the largest synagogues in South-central Europe, situated in Florence, in Italy.
The synagogue of Florence was built between 1874 and 1882. During World War II Nazis soldiers occupied the synagogue and they used that as a storehouse. In August 1944 retreating German troops worked with Italian Fascists to lay explosives to destroy the synagogue. However, Italian resistance fighters managed to defuse […]
The Great Synagogue of Rome (Italian: Tempio Maggiore di Roma) took two years to build and was completed in 1904.
It is the largest synagogue in Rome and was constructed as magnificent as it is in order to showcase the revival of the Jewish pride in Rome after the terror of the ghetto and destruction of Jewish life. The women section overlooks the men section. The rainbow colors of the […]
This past friday, as we walked past the great synagogue of Florence, we saw a man standing with a bouquet of flowers.
He shared the following story, “My dad was in the US army during WWII and was a liberator of two concentration camps. Dad told me, “I liberated the camps. I saw the carnage with my own eyes. We mustn’t ever forget. And if we make sure to never forget it […]
#Tefillin #Selfie #Telfie #ShabbatShalom ? Hatikvah ? Colosseum, Rome ITALY ??
“My Shabbat Story: went for breakfast to a kosher burger joint in the Jewish ghetto of Rome since my mom can’t tell me I can’t have a burger for breakfast. Didn’t really care too much to see the Coliseum but did it anyway since it was walking distance and if […]
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Israel’s friends in Italy rally together to show their support. Listen to their moving rendition of Israel’s national anthem, “Hatikva”. Bellissimo! Source: The Israel Project
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“Earlier this month, I ate at Ruth’s Kosher Restaurant in Florence, Italy. I saw one of the employees, Leah, working so hard to help her Abba. It was really inspiring to see the restaurant serving Jewish travelers from America, France, Israel and more. I showed Leah the “Humans of Judaism” […]
“Last month, my friends and I studied abroad in Florence, Italy. We visited Chabad often as well as the one kosher restaurant in the city, called Ruth’s. Only a very small Jewish community remains in Florence- I believe numbering around 300, who mostly reside in the area neighboring the Sinagoga di Firenze…”
“Last month, my friends and I studied abroad in Florence, Italy. We visited Chabad often as well as the one kosher restaurant in the city, called Ruth’s. Only a very small Jewish community remains in Florence- I believe numbering around 300, who mostly reside in the area neighboring the Sinagoga […]
“Growing up in #Italy, it’s always been hard to observe my religion perfectly. There just aren’t that many #Jewish people, not that many #Kosher restaurants, and If you want to fit in, you most definitely can’t wear a long skirt. But fastforward 7 years later. Now, I live in New York, I am part of […]