Hijacking the Holocaust

Hijacking the Holocaust

The high school in the town was new and high tech, something one doesn’t often see in the “toe” of the Italian “boot,”   in the region of Calabria where I live and the region  which is the poorest in all of Italy. And the school administration was forward thinking as...
Holocaust Memorial Day in Italy

Holocaust Memorial Day in Italy

Zachor!  Memories of my firstHolocaust Memorial Day in Italy   January 27, 1945 marks the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp where one million Jews were tortured, starved and murdered.. Sixty years later, in November 2005 the United Nations General Assembly...
Hijacking the Holocaust

Holocaust Remembrance

Holocaust Remembrance Compels a Pluralistic Approach to Synagogue Life   Sergio Della Pergola, child of the Holocaust, was born in Trieste, Italy in 1942. He survived to become the leading authority in the demography and statistics related to the Jewish...
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...