Shavei Israel | Rabbi Pinchas Punturello

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After nearly 500 years, descendants of Marrano Jews living in southern Italy have awoken; while many adhere to their Christian identity expressing just symbolic solidarity to their roots, others seek to return to Israel. • Journey to Naples and its environs - and later historical...

More than fifty guests from across Italy descended on Palermo, the picturesque capital of the southern island of Sicily, this past weekend for a Shabbaton organized by Shavei Israel. “It was very emotional,” Rabbi Punturello recalls. “So many people shared that without Shavei Israel, the...