Italian soldiers protecting Jewish institutions pay a visit to Rome synagogue

A project has been launched inviting Italian soldiers who guard Jewish institutions to visit the Jewish Museum and the synagogue of Rome.

The President of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI), Noemi Di Segni, the President of the Jewish Community of Rome, Ruth Dureghello, the Councillor for Security of the Roman Community, Alberto Ouazana, the National Security Officer of the UCEI, Gianni Zarfati, and the Community Officer, David Caimi welcomed the soldiers, accompanied by General Liberato Amadio, Commander of the Brigade of the Grenadiers of Sardinia, the current director of the “Safe Streets” operation.

The project aims to introduce soldiers employed on a daily basis securing Jewish communal buildings to Jewish life and tradition in an atmosphere of friendship and peaceful coexistence.

The visit was led by Olga Melasecchi, director of the Jewish Museum of Rome.


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