JCC Jewish Journeys: The Jews of Italy

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Thursday March 26 | 5:30pm. Milton & Betty Katz JCC, 501 N Jerome Ave., Margate, NJ 08402. A delicious Kosher Italian Pasta Meal and presentation by Eleanor Foa, author of Mixed Messages: Reflections on an Italian Jewish Family and Exile.

In post-World War II America, who ever heard of an Italian Jew? Author, Eleanor Foa born in Italy raised in America, daughter of a brilliant father, whose Italian-Jewish roots trace back to 16th-century. In her book, she retraces the foot­steps of her ancestors through northern Italy and reconnects with other Jewish Italian relatives in Turin, Naples, and Rome. Listen to Eleanor’s story where the past illuminates the present.

 

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