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Julie Carbonara

Julie Carbonara is a bi-lingual Italian-born journalist who has written widely on business, travel and food, but whose interests extend to politics and social and Jewish issues. She has lived and worked in the UK and in South Africa, where she also developed a keen interest in the country’s internal political affairs. Julie has contributed articles of Italian-Jewish political interest to the JC foreign desk, and is regularly commissioned to write for the JC obituaries page.

Photo: Olaf Ziegler
Obituaries

Obituary: Coco Schumann

German jazz musician who played with the Ghetto Swingers in Terezin

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Obituary: Coco Schumann
Francesco Lotoro
Music

‘This music belongs to mankind, not me’

Francesco Lotoro's quest to discover the music composed by concentration camp prisoners has led to a unique concert in Israel

Monday, March 12, 2018
‘This music belongs to mankind, not me’
MILANO MORTO EX RABBINO GIUSEPPE LARAS
The Jewish Chronicle

Obituary: Rabbi Giuseppe Laras

A teacher, a scholar, the rabbi who put Milan at the forefront of the dialogue between Jews and Christians, Rabbi Giuseppe Vittorio Laras, who has died aged 82, was a man of peace who did not believe that peace equaled appeasement and was not afraid of being controversial.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Obituary: Rabbi Giuseppe Laras
When completed, the 'five volume' museum will resemble the five books of the Torah
World

Italy set to open new Judaism and Shoah museum

When completed, building in Ferrara will resemble the five books of the Torah

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Italy set to open new Judaism and Shoah museum
credit Archivio CDEC, fondo fotografico Luisella Mortara Ottolenghi
Obituaries

Obituary: Luisella Ottolenghi Mortara

Art historian who combined the study of Jewish illuminated manuscripts with documenting the Shoah in Italy

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Obituary: Luisella Ottolenghi Mortara
(Getty)
Obituaries

Obituary: Lady Fairfax

Socialite who married into Australia's oldest newspaper-owning family

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Obituary: Lady Fairfax
World

Palermo synagogue set to return after 500 years

Friday, October 27, 2017
Palermo synagogue set to return after 500 years
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Obituaries

Shobha Magdolna Friedmann Nehru

Hungarian Jew who married into India's Nehru family

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Shobha Magdolna Friedmann Nehru
Dr. Herbert Needleman (courtesy of his wife Roberta Needleman)
Obituaries

Obituary: Dr Herbert Needleman

Doctor who exposed how lead affects child development and behaviour

Monday, October 9, 2017
Obituary: Dr Herbert Needleman
World

Clean and tidy? Our beach is a fascist regime

Italian owner of seaside facility south of Venice installs 'gas chamber' showers

Monday, August 7, 2017
Clean and tidy? Our beach is a fascist regime