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Oct 19th Show
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
your ceremony.
Weddings & Blessings
Commitment Ceremonies
Renewal of Vows
Jewish  & Interfaith
Your teen can
become Bar/Bat
Mitzvah in Italy...
Bar and Bat Mitzvah
preparation can be
an inspiring and
enjoyable process
when the ceremony
itself is held in Italy.
Girls read directly from Torah
Wedding Coordinator
Kiddush under the "pergola"
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After 500 years
Jewish worship
returns to Calabria
Ner Tamid
del Sud
Rabbi Barbara Aiello, the
first woman rabbi in Italy,
begins her tenth year as
the country’s only modern
liberal rabbi, serving Jews
throughout Italy as a
spokesperson for
pluralistic Judaism. Rabbi
Barbara  is pleased to
announce that she will now
spend the majority of each
year in Calabria.

April -  December 2013
Rabbi Barbara lives and
works in Serrastretta,
Italy, serving
Congregation Ner Tamid
del Sud, the first active
synagogue in Calabria in
500 years since
Inquisition times.

January - March 2014
Rabbi Barbara Returns to
Sarasota, Florida as
scholar-in-residence at the
Kobernick House where
she will lead Tu B’Shevat
and Purim events along
with Torah services and
activities on the
retirement campus. She
continues to serve
Congregation Ner Tamid
in Bradenton as rabbinic

April - December 2014  
Rabbi Barbara returns to
Italy to celebrate Passover
in Calabria and to officiate
at Jewish and Jewish
interfaith destination
weddings as well as
destination Bar and Bat
Mitzvah celebrations.
Rabbi Barbara Aiello
Italy's First Woman Rabbi
La Nuova
Sinagoga in
Renovated 20 May 2013
Broadcasting on location from
Juneau, Alaska
Morning Minyan and The Frozen Chosen!
CUNY TV Special Presentation
The Secret Jews
Of Calabria
Rabbi Barbara's Blog
Personal Stories, Special Events, Photos, & More
As New Year 5775 begins, check out Rabbi Barbara's
blogspots for the year that was.
Perello Bar Mitzvah
"The Bar and Bat Mitzvah
experience in our village is a
unique experience. The
Perello-Wasserman family
joined us in August 2014 and
joyfully share their family
album. Click here and enjoy!"
Many of the Italians living in Calabria (Southern Italy) have Jewish roots
going back to the Inquisition. When an American rabbi of Italian
descent, Barbara Aiello, returns to her ancestral village in Calabria to
encourage the locals to discover their Jewish heritage, not everyone
(Jews and Christians) welcomes her. Director: Manuela Jael Procaccia.
Producer: Carl Perkal. In English and Italian with English subtitles.
Presented by IbexMotion, Tel Aviv.
(2014/Israel, 47 min, Documentary)
First Airing
Oct 27, 2014