Venice

Concern in Jewish Communities: Bodies of Corona Patients may Require Cremation Rabbis in the Diaspora are facing a new threat, as more and more countries ban traditional burial of Corona victims. The Rabbi of Venice clarifies that if cremation is decreed – it must be obeyed: “Communities have not had to cope with such sensitive …

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Paula kissing a mezuza

‘I’m going to die and I want my death to be a Jewish one’ Paula delved into Christianity and monasteries were her refuge during the Holocaust. But now, at 94, she’s decided that when she dies, she wants her death to be a Jewish one. by  Moshe Weisstuch | Israel HaYom | November 12, 2019 …

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Reviewing the 1402 manuscript of Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah at the Jewish Museum of Venice

Meeting Maimonides and his Censor in Venice Rabbi Kenneth Brander | March 29, 2019 “Here we are at a conference in Venice composing a new song in the same place where Jewish books were burned 451 years ago.” I write this at the conclusion of an energizing three-day conference in Venice, Italy in which nearly 50 …

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