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This edition: The Secret Jews of Calabria





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Episode Details

First aired: October 27, 2014.

(2014/Israel, 47 min., docu.) Many of the Italians living in Calabria (Southern Italy) have Jewish roots going back to the Inquisition. When an American rabbi of Italian descent, Barbara Aiello, returns to her ancestral village in Calabria to encourage the locals to discover their Jewish heritage, not everyone (Jews and Christians) welcomes her. Director: Manuela Jael Procaccia. Producer: Carl Perkal. In English and Italian with English subtitles. Presented by IbexMotion, Tel Aviv.