New Cool Articles about Jewish Food

Food is always on my mind. While it’s been a while since I wrote about my culinary experiments (not for the lack of experimenting, but lack of time to write about them), it doesn’t mean that I stopped cooking, naturally. I have been posting some pics on my Instagram account lamenting my abilities as a photographer….

Casale Monferrato Synagogue

This is just a quick post that I simply had to make. I stumbled upon amazing pictures of a historic synagogue in Italy, built in 1599 and situated between Milan and Turin. The website has the following text accompanying the amazing photographs of the shul: “Casale Monferrato congregation began renting its current building on September 17,…

The Ghetto and Beyond

I decided to spend my Sunday and Monday at the Center for Jewish History attending a conference about the Jewish ghetto. The distinguished panel of presenters came from the top universities in the United States, Israel and Italy. A new Medici archives project was presenting materials ranging from general community related papers to personal stories of the individual…