Parents Outliving Children

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When Parents Outlive Their Children – A New Dimension to the Tragedy What Our Traditions Teach Us about Growing Old When Bernie celebrated his ninety-seventh birthday he was surrounded by friends and family – all but one. Bernie’s daughter, Marsha was unable to make the trip from Boston to her father’s retirement home in Florida…. Read more »

Sex and Seniors

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Sex and Seniors – The Jewish Perspective Daniel Reingold, president and CEO of River Spring Health, the organization that operates the Hebrew Home of Riverdale, NY, is credited with developing a policy that highlights an important aspect of senior living. In an article titled “The Jewish Nursing Home Where You’re Never Too Old for Sex,”… Read more »

Reconstructing Judaism

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Reconstructing Judaism

Sinagoga Ner Tamid del Sud in Calabria   Is Italy’s First Reconstructionist Synagogue Reconstructing Judaism is the brand new name given to the Jewish Reconstructionist movement, the fourth largest Jewish movement in the world, the only movement founded in the United States, and the only stream of Judaism that has offered the Jewish world a… Read more »

Conversion Italian Style (english & italian)

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Jewish Conversion Program Combines Technology and Tradition to Bring B’nei Anusim Back Home  “I researched my family name and found out that its origin is Sephardic. This was one more confirmation that a Jewish soul was present in my family, confirming that my interest in Judaism is a true feeling to get back to my… Read more »

Ferramonti

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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 Calabria border, Ferramonti was a camp like none other. Families stayed together… Read more »

Jewish Conversion In A Modern Age

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Jewish Conversion In A Modern Age

I’m about to marry “Jewish” – should I convert? Not long ago, in 2003 to be exact, a Sex and the City episode featured an anxious Christian, Charlotte York, beginning her journey to convert to Judaism. All set to marry Harry Goldenblatt who promised his mother that he’d marry Jewish, Charlotte hopes to make conversion… Read more »

Board Member Does Mitzvot

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Felicia Capozzoli –  Sinagoga Board Member and Advisor for Tikkun Olam and Youth Activities  put doing “Mitzvot” into action with a fund raising project in honor and memory of her beloved grandmother. We here at Sinagoga Ner Tamid del Sud in Calabria, Italy are very proud of her accomplishments.  Read about Felicia’s project in her own… Read more »

Italian Wedding

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Planning Your Destination Wedding in Italy If you have chosen Bella Italia for your destination wedding, you’ve chosen one of the most beautiful places in the world to “tie the knot.”  Whether it’s a Roman terrace with a Coliseum view, a peaceful setting on Lake Como, Florence’s Boboli  Gardens, the rolling hills of Tuscany, or… Read more »