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Gargano: An Intriguing Spot in Apulia

Goffredo Palmerini

A journey through the “spur of Italy’s boot,” tracing the path of transhumance in discovery of ancient and evocative sites. The journey begins in Abruzzo and passes through...

The Rise of Italo-Trumpism

Jerry Krase

Why are so many Americans of Italian descent leaning rightward toward the candidacy of Donald J. Trump for the most powerful position in the world --- the Presidency of the United...

Talking Financial Turkey on a Summer Yacht

Judith Harris

An important three-way summit brings together Matteo Renzi, François Hollande and Angela Merkel, meeting on board ship Aug. 22 off the isle of Ventotene. On the storm-tossed...

Location, Location, Location: Eataly Opens its Downtown Store

Natasha Lardera

Eataly NYC, the city's most renews Italian marketplace featuring quality culinary products from Italy’s many regions, is opening its second location in the heart of downtown: on...

Relief for the Victims Affected by the Earthquake

NIAF's Italian American Relief Fund is dedicated to providing relief for the victims affected by the earthquake that struck Central Italy on August 24, 2016. Any and all donations are welcome and appreciated. While thew are working to identify a specific project or projects for funding in the coming weeks, they assure you that 100% of the proceeds will go to the rebuilding efforts of a community badly damaged by this natural catastrophe.

Cuomo Lights World Trade Center to Honor Victims of Earthquake in Italy

On Thursday evening the lights of One World Trade Center's 408-foot spire will be green, white and red, the colors of the Italian flag to honor victims of the earthquake in Italy

How to Donate for the Earthquake in Central Italy

Italian institutions and Italian-American organizations in the US are mobilizing to offer concrete support to the survivors of the earthquake that hit Central Italy this week....

Fragile Italy

Judith Harris

The death toll from the quakes -- so far seven serious tremors have devastated these lovely ancient towns in the Central Appenines -- is over 240, and will doubtless increase....

Discovering the Black Madonna Right before My Very Eyes

Joseph Sciorra

Learning something new about the historical devotion to the Madonna Nera del Tindari in Manhattan’s East Village.

IAWA Remembers Frank Polizzi: Poet, Playwright, Editor, Novelist


IAWA is saddened to share the passing of one of its long-time members, Frank Polizzi. Through his journal FEILE-FESTA, Frank Polizzi published many IAWA and non-IAWA members' work...

NIAF. To Our Friends in Italy

Joseph V. Del Raso, Chairman, and John M. Viola, President

Official statement. Earthquake in Central Italy

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