Ghetto in Venice
Sign at the entrance to the Jewish quarter in Venice, Italy. This ghetto was established in 1516 in the section of Venice where foundaries were located. The word "ghetto" is derived from the Italian word "gettare" which means to cast in metal.
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A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
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