• Made in Italy

    The Material Side of Spiritual Objects


    The U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art transports its visitors into this flourishing world by means of the wooden furniture and ornaments, textiles, metalwork, manuscripts and marble engravings that formed the scene of everyday life for Italian Jewry. The newly renovated Museum’s permanent exhibition MADE IN ITALY: The Material Side of Spiritual Objects displays […]


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    Italian Passover Customs “This matzah that we eat – what is it for?” The mitzvah of eating matzah on the festival of Passover, in remembrance of the exodus from Egypt, makes the matzah the quintessential food of Passover and one of its most important symbols. There is, therefore, a special procedure for making matzot which […]