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  • Originally published 04/25/2017

    500 Years After Expulsion, Sicily’s Jews Reclaim a Lost History

    More than 500 years after Sicily’s Jews were banished from this island in 1492, a nascent Jewish community is planting fresh roots in the Sicilian capital, reclaiming a lost, often painful, history, this time with the aid of the local diocese.

  • Originally published 07/09/2013

    How Ian Fleming Masterminded the Invasion of Sicily

    Daniel Mandel

    The job of coming up with a deception plan fell to a small inter-departmental intelligence team, the Twenty Committee, which specialized in producing double agents (The Twenty Committee was often identified by the symbols XX, standing for double cross).