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Italy: A Gate To Israel

Italy and Judaism (Two-Day Event)
  • What World Languages, Literatures, and Humanities
  • When Apr 05, 2011 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM (UTC / UTC0)
  • Where AC-3D03
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone 718-262-2462
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The “Italian Studies Program” is very pleased to present a lecture on ITALY AND JUDAISM hosted by Professor Vincenzo Selleri of the Foreign Languages Department. After a brief introduction on the history of Judaism in Southern Italy, the lecture will focus on post-war years highlighting the role played by the Italian Refugee Camps in the reconstruction of the Jewish identity. An excerpt of the documentary A Gate to Israel (by V. Selleri and G. Giannoccaro) will follow the lecture.