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Rabbi Barbara Aiello
|After 500 years
returns to Calabria
Rabbi Barbara Aiello, the
first woman rabbi in Italy,
served the progressive
Jewish community in
Milan as the country's
first non-orthodox rabbi.
She continues to travel
throughout Italy as a
spokesperson for modern,
From Serrastretta to
Sarasota, Rabbi Barbara
revives Jewish traditions
in Calabria, Italy and
serves Jews in Florida as
rabbinic advisor to
Congregation Ner Tamid
and to seniors at
Whether she's officiating
at Jewish life cycle events
in Calabria in the deep
south of Italy or living and
working at Kobernick
House, Rabbi Barbara is
dedicated to discovery,
connection and continuity
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Vacations are on our minds... Where to
go? What to take? That’s what I was
thinking about when a congregant asked,
“But rabbi, when you are on your
vacation will you wear your kipah?”
When a couple chooses to mark this
special event in Italy, they have
truly selected a Jewish experience!
We Italian Jews represent the very
first Jews in the Diaspora.
As you plan for your special day,
there are so many things to consider
and many decisions to make. And
one of the most important of all is
|Weddings & Blessings
Renewal of Vows
|"Manoach and The Angel" - Small Wonders
Lashon Ima with Dr. Zohar Dulin "lechem"
Your teen can
Mitzvah in Italy...
Bar and Bat Mitzvah
preparation can be
an inspiring and
when the ceremony
itself is held in Italy.
Tour Southern Italy with Rabbi Barbara
|Girls read directly from Torah
|Southern Italy Through Jewish Eyes
|Rabbi Barbara Aiello
Italy's First Woman Rabbi
This exciting journey focuses on the
B'nei Anousim, its ancient Jewish
presence in Italy, and the rebirth, after
500 years, of modern Jewish life in
Calabria - the "toe" of the Italian" boot."
The highlight of the Calabria experience
is a Symposium at the WWII
Concentration Camp at Ferramonti.
Three survivors will describe their
experiences as children in the Camp with
the local Italians who saved their lives.
Photo: Kimberly Dyer
|Ground-breaking tour of Jewish Heritage in Calabria & Sicily
|Part 1 – Calabria • October 1 – 6
|Kiddush under the "pergola"
|Part 2 – Sicily • October 6 – 10