Credits and Acknowledgements

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Project  and Exhibition Curator: Dr. Andreina Contessa
Web Design and Development: Prof. Moshe Caine


Digitization Project Coordinator:  Nitzan Ashkenazi
Registrar:  Aviva Leibler
Research and Clearances: Andreina Contessa
Coordinator Public Relations Mantua/Jerusalem: Tina Cappellini, Mantova
Student Contributors:  Rachel Berkovitz and Ariella Polakoff
Writing Contributors: Shoshanna Mandel, Nitzan Ashkenazi, Aviva Leibler and Rosemary Webber-Eshel
Ghetto Map imaging: Ruhama Bonfil
Digital Photography: Dody Bassani, Mantova, Studio Fotografico Geko, Lital Behar,Jerusalem, Ardon Bar Hama, Moshe Caine and Gershom Ben Naftali
Translation into Hebrew: Anat Schultz
English Editing: Barbara Piperno
Hebrew Editing: Moshe Felber and Leah Nahon Felber

Advisors and Consultants
Prof. Shelomo Simonsohn, Emanuele Colorni, President of the Jewish Community of Mantua, Angelo Piattelli President of the  Hevrat Yehudei Italia (Association of Italian Jews), Ruhama Bonfil (President - Board Commission of the U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art) and Luisa Levi D’Ancona (Board Commission of the U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art), Associazione Man Tovà.
This virtual exhibition was made possible thanks to the contribution of several Institutions and private individuals who sent digital material and made it available for publication to the public:
Europe, Italy: Comunità Ebraica di Mantova, Biblioteca Comunale Teresiana di Mantova, Il Comune di Mantova, Accademia Nazionale Virgiliana, Mantova, Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo, Mantova;  Museo della Stampa - Centro Studi Stampatori Ebrei Soncino, Proloco di Sabbioneta

Switzerland: Zürich Zentralbibliothek

Israel: Israel Museum, Jerusalem, National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, The Wolfson Museum of Jewish Art, Hechal Shelomo, Jerusalem.
United States: The Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, The Jewish Museum of New York, The Columbia University Libraries, New York.
Private collections: William Gross, Tel-Aviv, Mr. David Braginsky, Private Collection.

The Mantua in Jerusalem Project is made possible through support from the Hevrah Jehudei Italia, the U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art, the Israeli Ministry of Culture, Mana (Collections Management System).

A special thanks to Eosfly for the Drone aerial video of the city of Mantua; and to Caliber 3D Printing Solutions for the 3D Imaging of the Mantua Ark,
A special thanks also to Remmelt Lukkien and to the members of Profeti della Quinta for permission to publish a clip from the film "Hebreo: The Search for Salomone Rossi" by Joseph Rochlitz.

A special thanks to Louis A. Davidson and for the virtual tour in the Norsa and Sabbioneta Synagogues.

The songs heard in the exhibition are taken from: “Full Kadish,” “Lamnatseach al hagitit”, “Al Naharot Bavel,” excerpts from Salomone Rossi: 'The Song of Solomon' and instrumental music
Executed by Profeti Della Quinta
Pan Classics 2009 (PC 10214)

The restoration process of the Mantua Ark was realized by Alice Dias/Studio Oro.
Restoration filming: Gili Meisler, Editing: Moshe Caine