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Fiamma Nirenstein

Fiamma Nirenstein
Journalist and Member of Parliament, Italy

Fiamma Nirenstein is a member of Silvio Berlusconi’s conservative coalition government (first elected in April 2008) and is vice president of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. As a journalist and author the underlying idea that runs through all Nirenstein’s work is the connection between totalitarianism, terrorism, antisemitism and hatred of Israel.

Nirenstein was born in Florence, Italy and lives part of the year in Gilo, a neighbourhood in East Jerusalem. Nirenstein teaches Middle East History at Luiss University in Rome. She is a member of the Global Forum Against Antisemitism instituted by Natan Sharansky. She is a member of the Board of the Italian Foundation Magna Carta and a fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and of the Hudson Institute, Washington. She was director of the Italian Institute of Culture (Istituto Italiano di Cultura) in Tel Aviv in ’93 and ’94.

Nirenstein has introduced and written prefaces for translations of the works of Bernard Lewis, Nathan Sharansky, and Ruthie Bloom in Italy.

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