Rosh HaShanah Seder

Rosh HaShanah Seder

The Rosh HaShanah Seder – Who Knew?  As an Italian Jew I always knew my traditions were different from  my Ashkenazi friends whose families came from Central and Eastern Europe. So different that I still blush when I think of the time when  I included couscous at my...
Ferramonti

Ferramonti

Ferramonti Internment Camp The story of the Ferramonti Internment Camp is a story of Jewish survival thanks to the efforts of Italian soldiers and impoverished Italian villagers who worked together to save nearly 4,000 Jews. Located in the province of Cosenza on the...
Rosh HaShanah

Rosh HaShanah

Rosh HaShanah includes “Tashlich” Throwing Sins Away   Back in the day, on one of the first two days of Rosh HaShanah, Jews traditionally walked together to a stream, pond, lake, river, or even an ocean. The idea was to find a body of flowing water, preferably...