The Pope's Jews: A History of the Jews of Italy

Event Time
1:00 PM
Blady, Ken
AJU's Familian Campus

15600 Mulholland Drive
Bel Air, 90077 

Event Details
In this Power Point presentation we deal with the following topics: Julius Caesar and the Jews; Constantine’s Edict of Milan, the Theodisian Code, and the beginnings of Christian antisemitism; under Muslims and Byzantine Christians: Jews of Sicily in the Middle Ages; the condotta and the rise of the Jewish money-lender in northern and central Italy; Pope Paul IV, Cum nis absurdum, and the Ghetto in Rome; the Napoleonic Revolution, the Resorgimento and Emancipation; the Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara and its reverberation; Mussolini and the Racial Laws; benevolence and Betrayal: Italian Jewry under Nazi Occupation; Chief Rabbi of Rome, Israel Zolli: the story of his conversion to Catholicism
Event Contact
Contact Name
Whizin Center for Continuing Education
Phone Number
(310) 440-1572
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