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The army of Syrian art

Heritage for Peace organization is committed to the support of Syrian people’s efforts to protect and safeguard the country cultural assets, seriously threatened by the conflict and the jihadists’ attacks.


Uniting the Arab world against ISIS, under the sign of Goodness

Not only the Muslim civil society mobilized in Oslo to create a "peace ring" to protect the Jewish Community after the Copenhagen attacks. The Great Imam of Al Azhar also called for reform of religious teaching to counter extremism. A Spanish journalist pointed out these are all signs of the "senseless goodness" put forward by writer and Gariwo chairman Gabriele Nissim


Taking on the baton of memory

“Adopting a Righteous. A force for our future”. 500 students of the schools of Milan and its province have responded to the call launched by Gariwo, taking part in the events planned for Holocaust Remembrance Day together with Paolo Kessisoglu, Gabriele Nissim and Pietro Kuciukian.


How Auschwitz is misunderstood

The author of Hitler's Willing Executioners Daniel J. Goldhagen explained in an article published on 24 January in the New York Times how the common feeling that the Holocaust was an "assembly line killing" is wrong. "Eliminationist ideology" is still the dominating feature of extreme evil in history.


​Inclusive and exclusive memory

Editorial by Stefano Levi Della Torre, essayist

“Is it possible to prevent mass atrocities [MAS]? Yes, but with great difficulty


The Memory of Memories

Editorial by Moni Ovadia, actor, playwright, writer and composer

As the recurrence that bears the name of “Holocaust Remembrance Day” approaches, I think every year it becomes more and more urgent to develop unconventional reflections about the deepest meaning that this national and European


Cultural dialogue with the world

Visions and awareness

Gariwo, the Garden of the Righteous, has been working on the concept of the Righteous for many years, with the goal of spreading the awareness of the importance of exemplary figures, those who show how to build a future of peaceful coexistence. This is important especially for the young people, who look for reference points to which they can relate the fundamental choices of life.
In recent years the interest towards the Righteous has greatly increased and this paradigm of moral resistance is essential for the development of collective consciousness on major ethical issues of our time.
We believe that the involvemnet of youth, the school operators, the academic, intellectual, artistic, media and public  and private institutionsm is crucial to maintain and strengthen the cultural orientation, which takes this direction.

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Dimitrios Papadimoulis for GariwoNetwork

for the Second edition at Frigoriferi Milanesi

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Arturo Toscanini

genius of music, patriot and rebel