A concengtragtion camp that sheltered Jews from asll over Europe.
I asked an Italian journalist from Calabria to write up this article for Yom Hashoa. Here is the story she sent in.
Ferramonti Camp: a history of peaceful coexistence in Calabria, during the Second World War.
By Aurelia Zucaro
June 1940. Calabria, province of Cosenza, in the very south of Italy, far from the real political and economic decisions of the country, stood the Ferramonti di Tarsia: the first and largest internment camp for foreign Jews in Italy.
A new play in yinglish by Melissa Weisz and Malky Goldman
Melissa and Malky talk about the journey they took in creating this important drama about one woman’s struggle for the right to reunite with her children.By forcing the women in her family to face their demons she gives them the courage and resolve to stand up for the rights of women within the Chasidic community.
“As a corporate lawyer stuck in an unhappy and unfulfilling environment, I felt that my creative soul was dying. David believed in me and gave me my first break. And my second. And my third. And then a funny thing happened—I...
August 7, 2019
My grandmother was a child of war and terror. As a young child in 1940’s Jerusalem, first under Ottoman Rule, then under the British Mandate she was kept indoors and hidden from sight. She was my great-grandmother’s miracle baby and my great-grandparents did everything in their power to keep her safe and fed.
What is authenticity? This is not the question I thought I’d be wrestling with right now as I sit at my new home-away-from-home inside my home with thoughts of spread and infection rate and essential workers and PPE all...