Patrizia Guarnieri

Intellectuals Displaced from Fascist Italy.

Migrants, Exiles and Refugees Fleeing for Political and Racial Reasons

©2019 Author(s) Published by Firenze University Press
e-ISBN: 978-88-6453-872-3 | DOI: 10.36253/978-88-6453-872-3

Intellectuals Displaced from Fascist Italy

Matilde Passigli Bonaventura (1895-1984)

Palma de Mallorca 28 February 1895 - Jerusalem 29 February 1984

Lives on the move

Emigrant family members

  • Enzo Bonaventura (Pisa 1891 - Jerusalem 1948), husband: professor of psychology fired from the Università di Firenze, emigrated in March 1939 before his wife and children; did not return to Italy.
  • David Bonaventura poi Ashery (Florence 1925 - Jerusalem 2000), son: emigrated in 1939 with his mother and brothers to Jerusalem (later Palestine), became a university professor of Greek and Roman history; did not return to Italy.
  • Emanuel (Manolo) Bonaventura, later Ashery (Florence 1928 - ), son: emigrated in 1939 with his mother and brothers to Jerusalem (later Palestine), dedicated himself to his shipping business, has been living mainly in Italy since the 1950s, and later in Paris.
  • Daniel Bonaventura poi Ashery (Florence 1936 - Tel Aviv 2018), son: emigrated in 1939 with his mother and brothers to Jerusalem (later Palestine), became a professor of experimental nuclear physics at Tel Aviv University; did not return to Italy.

References

Effective References:

  • Director of the Berlitz School of Jerusalem (1940-49 circa).

Movements

1895Palma de Mallorca

Birth

?Madrid

High School and University Studies; Beginning of Artistic Career

  • Girls' school Alliance Française; University of Madrid; actress and opera singer.
  • Student,Freelance job
  • Artist/Musician
1921Florence

Marriage and Transfer to Italy

  • Not employed
1939Jerusalem

Emigration to Palestine

  • The Berlitz Schools of Jerusalem; Hebrew University.
  • Not employed,Unemployed,Fixed-term employment,Stable employment
  • Teacher,Tenured professor
1984Jerusalem