The Venetian Ghetto

November 4, 2016 by J-Wire Staff
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ABC presenter Rachael Kohn will broadcast a program on the Venetian Ghetto on Radio National.

venetian-ghetto-map-the-spirit-of-things-abc-radio-national-australian-broadcasting-corporation-2016-11-04-10-02-18The world’s first ghetto, imposed on the Jews of Venice in 1516, was very different from its current meaning. Forced to live behind a locked gate with many restrictions, the Jews of Venice were neither impoverished nor uniform, but were diverse in language and religious rites.

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Rachael Kohn is the producer/presenter of The Spirit of Things