Rabbi Adina Lewittes of Sha’ar Communities will lead an 11-day journey through ancient and modern-day Sicily. The trip, April 12 â€“ 23, includes touring ruins, cooking Sicilian cuisine, walking or hiking trails, tasting wines and olive oils, and meeting local artisans and community leaders. Participants will spend two days in the mountaintop villages of Calabria, uncovering centuries of hidden Jewish presence and meeting locals. Highlights include a visit to the first synagogue in Calabria to open in 500 years, as well as a visit to a World War II concentration camp.
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