In the Footsteps of Verdi… in Jerusalem

In Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi's Birth


Invitation (PDF)

The U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art and the Italian Embassy, the Italian Institute of Culture and the Dante Alighieri Society in Jerusalem invites the public to a special event

17:30 A visit to the exhibition

18:00 “The Jewish World of Verdi” Dr. Andreina Contessa

18:30 “Nabucco, a Grandiose Religious Opera; For Which Religion?” Prof. Massimo Torrefranca

19:30 A visit to “Hatzvi Israel” Synagogue, which was brought to Israel from Busseto, Verdi’s birthplace

  • “The Levi and Verdi families in Busseto”. Memories of the family of Mirella Nissim (“Hatzvi Israel” Synagogue)
  • Preformance of Italian Hazanut (“Hatzvi Israel” Synagogue)

The event will begin in the museum’s Fresco Hall and will continue at 19:30 at Hatzvi Israel” Synagogue (14 Hovevei  Tzion)

Entrance is free of charge

***For related events of the 200th celebration of Giuseppe Verdi’s Birth:

Maestro Daniel Schinasi Celebrates Verdi’s 200th Birthday- Exhibition

Festive Opening

Concert of Verdi’s operas


Museum of Italian Jewish Art
25 Hillel St, Jerusalem