Jewish Communities in Italy Protest to Government on Textbook
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Jewish Communities in Italy Protest to Government on Textbook

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The Union of Italian Jewish Communities has protested to the Ministry of Education against a new government-approved elementary school textbook which states that in the 15th century, Jews were expelled from Trento because “they performed usury and practiced ritual homicide.”

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