Carmen Álvarez Nogales has been named director of the Sefardí Museum, housed in the Transito Synagogue in Toledo. The Education, Culture, and Sport Ministry made the announcement on Friday. Álvarez Nogales, ...
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Carmen Álvarez Nogales has been named director of the Sefardí Museum, housed in the Transito Synagogue in Toledo. The Education, Culture, and Sport Ministry made the announcement on Friday. Álvarez
The National Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah (MEIS) has opened a call for applications for a director, to fulfill a four- year term in the post. The four-year
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While working in the archives of the Alpes-Maritimes in Nice, France, sorting Holocaust-era documents related to a 20th century politician in Vichy France, American historian Robert Levitt ran across a letter that gripped his attention like no other. It was a letter from a man about to be deported by the Gestapo because they were convinced he was Jewish, when in actuality he was not. In this personal essay Levitt writes how this letter changed the way he thought about Nice and led to his continuing study of the long and tumultuous history of Jews in the city, from medieval times to the present.