04.09.2018 - 17:30 - MEIS, Via Piangipane 81, Ferrara
Presentation of the book "Quando la patria uccide" in Ferrara
On Tuesday, 4 September 2018, the book "Quando la patria uccide" was presented at the National Museum of Italian Judaism and of the Shoah MEIS (Museo Nazionale dell'Ebraismo Italiano e della Shoah) in Ferrara. Participation of Prof. Cesare Finzi, physician and former head of the department of cardiology at the hospital of Faenza, author and contemporary witness, the witness Bruno Laufer, whose family survived by hiding, the violinist Prof. Lydia Cevidalli, daughter of Aziadé Gabay, the girl on the book cover, born in Meran in 1924, who, like Cesare Finzi managed to survive thanks to the help and solidarity of committed persons, Maria Luisa Crosina, expert in literature and author of the book "Le storie ritrovate. Ebrei nella provincia di Trento 1938-1945", the author Sabine Mayr and Elisabetta Rossi Borenstein.
Welcome address and introduction: Dott.ssa Simonetta Della Seta, director of the MEIS
11.04.2018 - 17:30 - Libreria Claudiana, via Francesco Sforza 12A, Milan
Presentation of the book "Quando la patria uccide" in Milan
Acknowledging the sufferings of the victims of the Shoah, expressing solidarity to survivors, making visible former Jewish property and huge financial losses, these were the driving forces motivating Sabine Mayr and Joachim Innerhofer to compile the commemorary book „Mörderische Heimat“ and to make it available in Italian in 2016. On 11 April 2018 "Quando la patria uccide" is presented in the book shop Claudiana in Milan. With Franca Avataneo, Prof. Lydia Cevidalli, Prof. Cesare Finzi, Prof. Maurizio Goetz, Prof. Martin Langer, Eric Herzum, Roberto Weinstein and the authors Sabine Mayr and Joachim Innerhofer. Many thanks to "Nuovo Convegno - circolo ebraico milanese di cultura" for the invitation.
Address of welcome: Paola Vita Finzi
Introduction: Prof. Michele Sarfatti