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Ferrara turns into the capital city of Jewish culture, with many events, concerts, shows and debates.
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The Jewish Book Festival is back to Ferrara. The 7th edition of this event is organized in the city on September, 3rd and 4th, 2016. Many activities are on schedule: debates, meetings, laboratories, shows and concerts.

 

It will be possible to get to know Jewish-themed books, to meet their authors, it will be also possible to taste the flavours of Jewish cuisine, and to join a guided tour around the Ghetto of Ferrara: many special chances within a special event.

Timetable

Saturday, September 3rd

-9.00  pm/ Garden of Palazzo Roverella (in case of bad weather: Main Hall of Palazzo Roverella)
OPENING OF THE JEWISH BOOK FESTIVAL
-9.30 pm / Garden of Palazzo Roverella (in case of bad weather: Sala Estense)
AVISHAI COHEN QUARTET IN CONCERT
Avishai Cohen (Trumpet), Yonathan Avishai (Piano), Barak Mori (Bass), Ziv Ravitz (Drums)
In collaboration with Jazz Club Ferrara
-9.30 pm / MEIS (Via Piangipane 81)
“TORAH SOURCE OF LIFE” the collections of the Jewish Community Museum of Ferrara on display
-9.30 pm / Bookshop MEIS (Via Piangipane 81)
HOMMAGE TO GIORGIO BASSANI, Travelling library in collaboration with Ferrara Off
-10.00  pm/ MEIS  building site (Via Rampari di S. Paolo)
NIGHT OPENING: GUIDED TOUR TO THE “MEIS” BUILDING SITE organized by the Regional Secretariat to the Culture and Tourism Ministry of Emilia-Romagna and by Fondazione MEIS
-ore 11.00 pm / MEIS (Via Piangipane 81)
FROM THE BUILDING SITE TO THE EXHIBITION
The tour ends with the exhibition “Torah source of life”
Sunday, September 4th
-9.00 am / MEIS (Via Piangipane 81)
“TORAH SOURCE OF LIFE” the collections of the Jewish Community Museum of Ferrara on display. Reservations and guided tours: tel: 0532 912039; email: meis@coopculture.it
-9.30 am / Garden of Palazzo Roverella (in case of bad weather: Main Hall of Palazzo Roverella)
JEWISH PRINTERS IN FERRARA
Luciano Caro (Rabbi of Ferrara) talks with Guido Vitale (the director of “Pagine Ebraiche”). In collaboration with the Jewish Community of Ferrara
-10.00 am / MEIS building site (Via Rampari di S. Paolo)
SUNDAY OPENING: GUIDED TOUR TO THE “MEIS” BUILDING SITE organized by the Regional Secretariat to the Culture and Tourism Ministry of Emilia-Romagna and by Fondazione MEIS
-10.30 AM / Garden of Palazzo Roverella (in case of bad weather: Main Hall of Palazzo Roverella)
ITALIAN JEWS AT THE FIRST WORLD WAR – round table
With Alberto Cavaglion (Università di Firenze), Carlotta Ferrara degli Uberti (University College London), Gadi Luzzatto Voghera (Centro Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea – CDEC)
Coordina Anna Quarzi (Istituto Storia Contemporanea di Ferrara – ISCO) and the students of Liceo Scientifico “Roiti” di Ferrara
-12.00 pm / Garden of Palazzo Roverella (in case of bad weather: Main Hall of Palazzo Roverella)
THE TALMUD COMES BACK TO ITALY
Presentation of the first book: Rosh Hashanà
With Clelia Piperno, Rav Gianfranco Di Segni, Shulim Vogelmann, Simonetta Della Seta
-12.00 pm/ Bookshop MEIS (Via Piangipane 81)
HOMMAGE TO GIORGIO BASSANI, Travelling library in collaboration with Ferrara Off
-from 1.30 pm/ Garden of Palazzo Roverella
JEWISH FLAVOURS

-3.00  pm/ Garden of Palazzo Roverella (in case of bad weather: Main Hall of Palazzo Roverella)
JEWISH CULTURE PAREDES PRIZE
With Dario Disegni, Presidente Fondazione MEIS
-4.30  pm/ Ridotto del Teatro Comunale (C.so Martiri della Libertà 5)
A MEMORY FOR THE FUTURE: THE MISSION OF JEWISH MUSEUMS (English language)
With Dario Disegni, Maurizio Molinari, Paul Salmona, Emile Schrijver, Orit Shaham Gover, Dariusz Stola, Simonetta Della Seta.
INCONTRI CON L’AUTORE (Italian language) – Sunday, September 4th/ Sala Estense – Palazzo Roverella (I floor – C.so Giovecca 47)
-10.00 am: Riccardo Calimani, Storia degli ebrei italiani (Vol.I-II-III. Mondadori, Milano, 2015). --11.00 am: Rav Roberto Della Rocca, Con lo sguardo alla luna (La Giuntina, Firenze, 2015). -- -12.45 pm: Simon Levis Sullam, I carnefici italiani. Scene dal genocidio degli ebrei, 1943-1945 (Feltrinelli, Milano, 2015).
-3.30 pm: Donatella Calabi, Venezia e il ghetto. Cinquecento anni del “recinto degli ebrei” (Bollati Boringhieri, Torino, 2016).
-6.30 pm: Sofia Locatelli and Mauro Perani, Le ketubbot italiane della collezione Fornasa. Una fonte per la storia e l’arte ebraica dei secoli XVII-XX (La Giuntina, Firenze, 2015).
-7.30 pm: Sergio Minerbi, I Minerbi. Una famiglia ebraica ferrarese (Salomone Belforte & C., Livorno, 2015).
“GUARDARE E ASCOLTARE, UNA STORIA DA IMPARARE” – Sunday, September 4th/ Videoteca Biblioteca Vigor (Via Previati 18)
-from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm: IL GHETTO DI VENEZIA, 500 ANNI DI VITA
Direction: Emanuela Giordano (Italia/Francia, 2015)
Emanuela Giordano presents the film
-from 3.00 to 6:00 pm: UN’INTERVISTA IMPOSSIBILE A DONNA GRACIA MENDES NASI
Direction: Carlo Magri (Ferrara, 2015)
Carlo Magri presents the film
FROM MEIS TO THE JEWISH FERRARA – Sunday, September 4th
Tours start every hour from the Bookshop MEIS (Via Piangipane 81). The tour is organized on foot, for groups of 20/30 people, and its length will be 1 hour and 15 minutes approximately.
From 9.00 am to 12.00 pm and from 4.00 to 6.00 pm. Admission fee € 5,00.
Information and reservations:
Coopculture 0532 1912039; meis@coopculture.it

Where

Ferrara - Centro storico

When

September 3rd and 4th, 2016

Price

The events are free except where otherwise indicated.

Contacts

Museo Nazionale dell'Ebraismo Italiano e della Shoah - Via Piangipane 81 - Ferrara
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