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  • In Sicily, Jews reach out to Inquisition-era forgotten Jews

    September 12, 2011 | 4:56 pm

    On her deathbed, Salvatore Zurzolo’s grandmother confided a long-held secret: Their family was Jewish.

    Zurzolo, of Calabria in southern Italy, had been flirting with Judaism for years, ever since choosing to stay with Parisian Jews during a Catholic youth trip to the city when he...