Episode 52: Tuscan Sun Festival with Alberto Alfonso and Edward Mayes

Hosts Sara, Jessica, and Michelle discuss the Pope’s first tweet, pot on Italian balconies, another round in the Naples trash crisis, and an Italian company making the news for firing only women. Then we talk with artist Alberto Alfonso and poet Edward Mayes about their unique collaboration, which will be presented at this year’s Tuscan Sun Festival in Cortona.

Episode 51: Judaism in Italy with Rabbi Barbara Aiello

In this episode, hosts Sara, Jessica, and Michelle talk about the Louvre not loaning out the Mona Lisa, a new hotel tax soon to be implemented in Florence andamp; Venice, and new spots in Italy added to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. Then we speak with Rabbi Barbara Aiello, the first woman Rabbi in Italy.