Corinna Rachel Livia Servi (1887-1948), wife: she emigrated with him in December 1938. She came back to Italy in September 1945.
Jeonathan Prato (Florence 16 February 1913 - Jerusalem 5 January 2006), son: he emigrated to Palestine in January 1935. In Israel, he worked as a diplomat and a lawyer. He never returned to Italy permanently.
Birth and education
High school studies. He got his first rabbinic degree from the Collegio Rabbinico of Leghorn.
Transfer to Florence
In 1903 he became cantor at the synagogue and teacher (until 1907, when he became the director) at the male school of the Isrealitic community. In 1910 he got his degree in literature at the Istituto di studi pratici e di perfezionamento of Florence. Since 1922 he was the general secretary for Italy of the Karen Kajemet leIsrael and of the Keren hajesod.
Mission in Tripoli
Mission on behalf of the Federazione sionistica italiana (Italian sionistic federation)
Continuation of the studies
In 1926 he was awarded the superior rabbinic diploma (chakham).
Secretary of various Italian zionistic organisations
Chief Rabbi of Alexandria
Chief Rabbi of Rome
Emigration to Palestine due to the threat of being put to the confino in Italy
Since December 1938 he became director of the rabbinic office of Tel Aviv and professor at the Yeshivat ha-Yishuv he-chadash.
1939France, United Kingdom
Mission to France and the United Kingdom
Mission on the behalf of the Yeshivat ha-Yishuv he-chadash
Mission on the behalf of the Jews refugees in Italy
Mission to the Italian authorities in order to obtain emigration permits for the Polish Jews in Italy
Return to Tel Aviv
Return to Italy and designation as chief rabbi of Rome