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Viterbi Lecture in Mediterranean Jewish Studies

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Lecture looks at the history of Apulian Jewish culture and its major intellectual achievements in the late Middle Ages and also concentrates on written and oral testimonies of former Jewish refugees, who at the very end of WWII resided in the United Nations transit camps that were established in the region of Apulia. In this talk, Lelli will focus on this extraordinary spiritual rebirth of contemporary Judaism, by comparing it with other intellectually significant phases of Apulian Judaism in the past.

FABRIZIO LELLI
(University of Salento, Lecce)

Cosponsored by the
UCLA Department of Italian
Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles