july 2021

wed21jul11:00 am12:00 pmKavod on the Road: Virtual "Hiding in Plain Sight” - The Story of the Hidden Jews of Southern Italy


(Wednesday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details

Join Rabbi Barbara Aiello, the first woman rabbi and first non-orthodox rabbi in Italy, through a brief history of the Italian Jews, including how the Jews named Italy, understanding the B’nei Anusim experience and Jewish artifacts that tell the story, examples of hidden Jewish traditions among Southern Italians (Rabbi Barbara’s detective work!), personal stories of Italians who have discovered and embraced their Jewish roots and teaching Ladino Hallel melody: Bendigamos.


Rabbi Aiello is the founding rabbi of Sinagoga Ner Tamid del Sud, the first active synagogue in Calabria in 500 years. The synagogue is a recognized affiliate of the Reconstructing Judaism movement, the first RRC synagogue in Italy and the second in Europe


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