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The Jewish Ghetto of Rome and Trastevere

Where Ms. Binkley visits two old neighborhoods in Rome.

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THE JEWISH GHETTO NEIGHBORHOOD
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Ms. Binkley's son, Mr. Binkley's lunch at La Taverna del Ghetto
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At La Taverna del Ghetto
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The famous 'Turtle Fountain' in the Ghetto
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The Jewish Synagogue

Math
1. How many of Italy's Jews live in Rome?
2. When did the first Jews come to Rome?
Post your answer to the Blog. Don't forget your name

English
1. From where did the Jews come from?
2. Did Julius Caesar favor the Jews?
3. Why or why not?
4. Post your answers to the Blog. Don't forget your name

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Ancient gate in the Ghetto

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via del Portico d'Ottavia at the center of the Ghetto

THE TRASTEVERE NEIGHBORHOOD

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An interesting car in Trastevere
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Interesting graffiti on a wall in Trastevere

English
1. What does the name "Trastevere" mean in English?
2. Trastevere is on the river. Write three sentences telling why you think this was important to Rome.
3. Post your answers to the Blog. Don't forget your name.

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An interesting building in Trastevere

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A drinking fountain in Trastevere

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Interesting streets in Trastevere
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Posted by MsBinkley 17:01 Archived in Italy Tagged educational

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