Dwindling community hopes to get a boost from yearlong calendar of events that includes U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a production of Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice.’
Livia Albeck-Ripka is an Australian freelance journalist and fellow at Fabrica Research Centre in Italy, covering society and the environment. You can read more of her work here.
Back home in Melbourne, I tend to distance myself from the Jewish community. But on a winter's day in Venice, I sought out the smells and sounds that define who I am and where I belong.