Rome celebrates Jewish culture

10-14 Sept. Five days of talks, dance, literature, music and food.

Rome hosts the ninth edition of the International Festival of Jewish Literature and Culture, taking place in the city's Jewish Ghetto area around the synagogue, from 10-14 September.

Science, and its links to culture and knowledge, is the theme of the five-day festival which includes Jewish-related debates, books, meetings, exhibitions, dance, music and food.

This year's festival is dedicated in particular to Albert Einstein, a century after the release of his ground-breaking theory of relativity; and to Italian neurobiologist Rita Levi-Montalcini on the 30th anniversary of her Nobel Prize for Medicine.

All events are free and for full information tel. 060608 or see website.