Coronavirus death rate down in Italy

The number of dead in Italy dropped to 431 today. Spain saw an increased amount of victims, while 737 succumbed to the virus in the UK.Nissan Tzur, 4/12/2020, 9:52 PM

What did Italy do wrong and Taiwan do right?

Will US become second Italy, or even worse? Can lives and economy be saved at same time? What did Taiwan do to keep the CCP virus in check?Mordechai Sones, 4/2/2020, 8:50 PM

Italy directs request to Israel's Health Ministry

Health Ministry in Italy asks to use Israeli Health Ministry's publicity video describing coronavirus infection chain.Mordechai Sones, 3/31/2020, 6:26 PM

Israeli, 82, dies of coronavirus in Italy

Shmuel Safri identified as Israeli who died of coronavirus during trip to Italy. Israeli Consul is helping the family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2020, 10:03 PM

Italy's coronavirus death toll surges by 919

Death toll from coronavirus in Italy rises by 919 to 9,134, the highest daily tally since the epidemic emerged.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/27/2020, 9:48 PM

Remembrance of things past

People are writing to each other as if we lived in a previous century and had the luxury of time to do so. This awful epidemic is drawing many people closer together, at least virtually, and I am conjuring up scenes of Italy in better times. Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 3/24/2020, 4:59 PM

Italy is losing its grandparents

It is not only the loss of the elderly who succumb to the pandemic, it is the loss of everything they have yet to teach us about what counts in life. Giulio Meotti, 3/23/2020, 9:35 PM

Death toll in Italy from coronavirus continues to climb

Italy reports 793 new deaths from coronavirus, a one-day record that brings its total to 4,825.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2020, 5:51 AM

Israir to operate two flights to Italy

Israir to bring back Israelis from Italy in the wake of the outbreak of the coronavirus.Kobi Finkler, 3/22/2020, 4:22 AM

Italy records almost 6,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

Italy sees staggering increase of 5,986 cases of COVID-19 since Thursday.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/20/2020, 8:38 PM

In Italy, it is not an epidemic - it is a nightmare

In Italy, Corona is killing hundreds of the elderly residing in nursing homes. These are the brave people who built up the country after WWII. Giulio Meotti, 3/20/2020, 3:52 PM

Italy's death toll from coronavirus surpasses China's

Italy's death toll from coronavirus rises to 3,405 since February 21.Ben Ariel, 3/20/2020, 2:58 AM

Italy reports record number of deaths from coronavirus in one day

Italy reports 475 new deaths from COVID-19, the highest one-day official toll of any nation since the outbreak began.Elad Benari, 3/19/2020, 3:39 AM

“One crematorium won't be enough”. Italy at war with coronavirus

In some cemeteries in the north the burial places have run out and the crematoria are working 24 hours a day, with the number of deaths growing day by day. Giulio Meotti, 3/18/2020, 7:21 PM

Former leader of Milan Jewish community dies of coronavirus

Michele Sciama, former secretary-general of the Jewish Community of Milan, dies of coronavirus at 79.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/17/2020, 7:39 AM

Israel leads in the battle against coronavirus

Israel took the danger seriously from the start and has done everything possible to contain it. If only my country, Italy, had been as wise. Giulio Meotti, 3/17/2020, 6:24 AM

Italy reports more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases in one day

Italy reports 3,590 additional cases of the coronavirus, its biggest one-day increase since the outbreak began.Elad Benari, 3/16/2020, 5:03 AM

Italy, Jerusalem stands with you

Old City walls lit with colors of Italian flag in show of solidarity with Italian people over coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 7:45 PM

Italy records 250 new cases of coronavirus in one day

Number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy, the worst hit country in Europe, rises to 1,266.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/13/2020, 10:06 PM

Italian rabbi warns: 'Listen to the Israeli government - they're right'

'Our healthcare system is collapsing, listen to the Israeli government - they're right,' Chabad emissary to Milan warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2020, 11:29 AM

Italy orders closure of shops amid coronavirus outbreak

Italian Prime Minister orders all shops closed except for supermarkets, food stores and chemists.Elad Benari, 3/12/2020, 12:06 AM

Italy in total lockdown until April as coronavirus spreads

Italy's prime minister locks down entire nation of 60 million people after over 400 die from coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2020, 6:39 PM

Italian doctor describes dealing with coronavirus: 'This isn't flu, I'm shaking'

Italy's Dr. Daniele Macchini, describes his experience with coronavirus. Here it is, translated from the original Italian.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2020, 2:01 PM

Italy extends travel restrictions in attempt to stop coronavirus

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announces he is extending restrictions on travel from the north to entire country.Ben Ariel, 3/9/2020, 11:35 PM

97 die of virus in past day

Number of deaths in country as result of virus rises to 463. World Health Organization finally declares coronavirus 'global pandemic'.Mordechai Sones, 3/9/2020, 10:03 PM

My Italy is at war with coronavirus

We read: “It may be necessary to set an age limit when entering the intensive care unit." Read these words again. Then read them again, so you will understand the tragedy a long time in the making. Giulio Meotti, 3/9/2020, 12:12 AM

Italy to impose lockdown on 16 million people in Lombardy and other regions

New guidelines include lockdowns on Lombardy and 11 other provinces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2020, 12:24 AM

Italian rabbis publish prayer for well-being of coronavirus patients

Rabbis in Italy, home to Europe's largest outbreak of coronavirus, compose prayer for victims.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/29/2020, 11:43 PM

Israeli woman becomes first patient-to-patient COVID-19 case

Health Ministry: Man who returned from Italy worked in toy store before being diagnosed with coronavirus, infected wife.Orly Harari, 2/28/2020, 12:23 PM

Health Min. official: 'Over 1,400 Israelis have been ordered to self-quarantine'

Prof. Itamar Grotto talks about life in quarantine, says COVID-19 is similar to other coronaviruses, likely originated naturally.103FM, 2/25/2020, 4:09 PM

Israel issues northern Italy travel warning

Health Ministry considering instructing those returning from state to remain in isolation. Within 1 day, 4 patients in Italy died of virus.Mordechai Sones, 2/24/2020, 8:59 PM

Health Minister Litzman warns Israelis against traveling to Italy

Health Min. Litzman may add Israelis returning from Italy, Australia to quarantine list, 'is not afraid to force quarantine.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2020, 11:47 AM

15% of Italians say Holocaust never happened, poll finds

New Italy Report poll shows Holocaust denial over five times higher than in 2004.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/1/2020, 6:14 PM

Anti-Semitic vandalism sparks Italy protest

Hundreds protest in Mondovi, Italy, after vandals scrawl 'Jews Here' on door of concentration camp survivor.AFP, 1/25/2020, 7:00 PM

Anti-Semitic writing scrawled on Auschwitz survivor's door in Italy

Anti-Semitic writing scrawled on door of now-deceased Holocaust survivor in Italian town of Mondovi.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/24/2020, 9:43 PM

'When I am PM, Italy will recognize J'lem as Israel's capital'

Leading Italian prime ministerial candidate Matteo Salvini also says that the EU must ban the activities of the BDS movement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2020, 7:56 AM

Italian police arrest suspected synagogue vandal caught on video

Police in Trieste, Italy use security camera footage to identify synagogue vandal, leading to his arrest.JTA, 1/16/2020, 10:56 PM

'How can a Jew be an occupier in Judea?'

Head of Shomron Regional Council speaks to members of European Parliament, criticizes EU decision to label "settlement" products.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 4:36 AM

Italy uncovers plot to form new Nazi party

Italian police seize weapons and swords in raids targeting new Nazi party.Ben Ariel, 11/29/2019, 1:13 AM

Venice floods: Italian city hit by highest tide in 50 years

Parts of the Italian city of Venice have been left under waterArutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2019, 2:07 PM

'Another terrible example of the reality for Jews in Europe'

President Rivlin writes to Holocaust survivor and Italian Senator Liliana Segre after she received anti-Semitic threats to her life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2019, 12:44 PM

Rome names central street after community rabbi

In historic ceremony, Rome names street after Rabbi Eliyahu Toaff, Holocaust survivor and chief rabbi of Rome for 50 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2019, 9:52 AM

Italian Holocaust survivor under police guard in wake of threats

Liliana Segre, an Auschwitz survivor, has received up to 200 hate messages a day.Sara Rubenstein, 11/7/2019, 6:29 PM

'Anti-Semitism commission is political censorship'

Italy’s far-right parties decline to support commission on anti-Semitism.Ben Sales, JTA, 11/2/2019, 7:24 PM

Meet Israel's new ambassador to Italy

'Israelis love Italy and the Italians,' says Dror Eydar, Israel's new ambassador to Italy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2019, 1:28 PM

Chief Rabbi Lau sends urgent appeal to Italian Prime Minister

Rabbi Dovid Lau implores Italian PM to stop the demolition of the ancient cemetery in Mantova, where many great Torah scholars are buried.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2019, 10:26 PM

Will half of the Italians be Muslim at the end of the century? 

Italy was among the first countries in the West to enter a demographic death spiral. Giulio Meotti, 9/15/2019, 8:57 PM

Five European countries concerned over sovereignty pledge

France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain criticize Netanyahu's pledge to apply sovereignty in the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 9/13/2019, 4:04 AM

Italian Jews working to restore Jewish literary heritage.

Italian Jewish community launches campaign to restore its Jewish literary heritage.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/21/2019, 8:03 AM

317-year-old Italian Jewish wedding document found - by accident

What does ketubah from 1702 reveal about history of Jewish wedding practices?Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2019, 3:10 PM

Jewish wedding at synagogue ruins is first in 1,500 years

Site of Europe's second-oldest synagogue hosts first Jewish wedding in over 1,500 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2019, 2:54 PM

Used Israeli buses sent to Rome don’t meet EU standards

Buses intended to augment Rome's aging fleet require engine upgrades before use.Ruth Ellen Gruber, JTA, 4/20/2019, 8:54 PM

Attackers: We'll restart Auschwitz when we grow up

Jewish student in northern Italy attacked by teens vowing to burn all Jews in ovens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 3:21 PM

That Italian guy killed fighting ISIS in Syria

Our society is no longer able to accommodate brave stories like his. Imagine someone voluntarily fighting ISIS for the ideals of freedom. Giulio Meotti, 3/22/2019, 12:30 AM

Italians leave Gaza Strip after standoff with Hamas

Italian security officers in Gaza to prepare for visit by Italian consul had fled to UN building, which was then surrounded by Hamas.AFP, 1/16/2019, 7:11 PM

The Dolomites of the Middle East

Israel has to be as strong as a mountain, the Dolomites, for example. Giulio Meotti, 1/6/2019, 12:39 AM

Grazie, Salvini!

Salvini is deemed to be a controversial figure in the salons of the political left for advocating on behalf of Italian national interests in the face of European Union corruption. Eric Ruskin, 12/27/2018, 7:56 AM