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  • In Venice, a Jewish disconnect between locals and visitors

    June 16, 2010 | 12:53 pm

    It was a Friday afternoon in the heart of the historic Venice Ghetto, and I was chatting with the city’s chief rabbi, Elia Riccheti, when his cellphone beeped.

    “It’s a text message from Gam-Gam Goodies, the Chabad-run pastry shop around the corner,” said the bespectacled Riccheti,...