National Jewish museum opens in Italy

Italy turns former prison complex into museum on local Jewish history, showcases inaugural exhibit.JTA, 12/15/2017, 9:43 AM

Four-way agreement to build gas pipeline signed

Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Israel sign memorandum of understanding to build major gas pipeline.AFP, 12/7/2017, 2:23 PM

PFLP terrorist refused entry to Italy

Italy refuses entry to PFLP terrorist Leila Khaled, who tried to hijack an El Al flight in 1970.Ben Ariel, 11/30/2017, 5:16 AM

Rabbi Giuseppe Laras, a leader of postwar Italian Judaism, dies

Former Chief Rabbi of Milan, president emeritas of the Italian Rabbinical Assembly, and child Holocaust survivor passes awayJTA, 11/15/2017, 9:33 PM

Medieval Jewish cemetery uncovered in Bologna, Italy

Authorities discover site of ancient Jewish cemetery destroyed in 1569.JTA, 11/7/2017, 9:56 PM

They flirt with Iran, but go ballistic over Ann Frank stickers

Italy is at peace with a pact with Iran which daily declares its intentions to murder millions of Anne Franks - but its politicians are furious about Anne Frank stickers. Giulio Meotti, 10/27/2017, 1:53 PM

Italian soccer club president calls synagogue visit a ‘charade’

President of Lazio soccer club recorded saying Jews 'worth nothing' ahead of synagogue visit after fans post anti-Semitic flyers.JTA, 10/26/2017, 9:32 PM

For the first time - the Talmud in Italian

Library of Congress holds event in celebration of publication of first tractates of the Talmud ever translated into Italian.Yoni Kempinski, 10/25/2017, 9:11 PM

Italy arrests brother of Marseille attacker

Italy arrests Tunisian terror suspect who radicalized his elder brother, who stabbed two women to death Marseille.Ben Ariel, 10/10/2017, 4:42 AM

Israel gears up to host prestigious Italian cycling race

Upcoming Giro d'Italia to take place in Israel, in what officials are calling the biggest sporting event ever to be held in the country.JTA, 9/19/2017, 7:59 AM

'Anyone who shouts Allahu Akbar will be shot'

Venice mayor promises: 'We'll send them directly to Allah; if someone runs in St. Mark's Square screaming 'Allahu Akbar' we'll shoot him'Mordechai Sones, 8/24/2017, 5:34 PM

Sanctions on Russia won't affect Jewish holiday

Italian sanctions on Russia will not affect export of etrog fruits for Sukkot holiday, rabbi says.JTA, 8/21/2017, 5:21 PM

Italy deports three suspected Islamists

Italy deports two Moroccans and a Syrian as part of ongoing crackdown on radicalization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2017, 6:34 AM

Major etrog shortage expected this Sukkot

Harsh winter in Calabria region of Italy destroys 80% of etrogs exported for use during Sukkot.Tzvi Lev, 8/10/2017, 4:26 PM

Italian military attacked by Muslim invaders in Naples

Muslims aggressively prevent army arrest of compatriot in viral video shot from balcony.Mordechai Sones, 8/9/2017, 12:16 AM

Italy: Former PM seeks to force E. Europe to take more migrants

Would use 'iron' fist to force countries in Eastern Europe to 'respect the rules'.Mordechai Sones, 8/7/2017, 7:55 PM

Italy's ambassador to Israel is one of the world's righteous

Outgoing Italian Ambassador to Israel takes leave of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, both parties say friendship will never be forgotten.Chana Roberts, 8/4/2017, 9:24 AM

'During the Holocaust, we played Robin Hood in the woods'

Three Italian brothers try to find the cave they lived in during the Holocaust.JTA, 7/24/2017, 10:33 AM

'We've been invaded': Italian mayor slams gov't migrant policy

Rural Italian mayors protest government's poor handling of migrant housing as residents use their cars to blockade road to their complex.Mordechai Sones, 7/19/2017, 12:14 AM

EasyJet adds two more Italy-Israel routes

British airline adds two more low-cost routes, due to start operating in the fall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2017, 2:18 PM

Jewish community's donation 'renews hope and faith in future'

Jewish community donates soccer field to Italian town devastated by earthquakes.JTA, 7/3/2017, 12:58 PM

Mayor of Rome seeks to ban immigantion

Mayor says impossible to build further accomodations for new immigrants, calls for 'moratorium' on immigration to Italian capital.Gary Willig, 6/13/2017, 9:13 PM

Case against anti-Semitic EU official lands in court

EU administrator beat employee, called her 'filthy Jew,' said 'Hitler should have finished the job.'JTA, 6/13/2017, 7:40 PM

Tombstones vandalized in Jewish cemetery in Rome

Dozens of gravestones desecrated at Verano cemetery in Rome, Italy.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/12/2017, 8:14 PM

Italy publicly rejects UNESCO resolution

First European state to announce intention to vote against anti-Israel resolutionMordechai Sones, 5/2/2017, 4:07 PM

Remains of medieval Jews buried in Jewish cemetery

400-year-old Jewish remains receive Jewish burial after excavations disturb them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2017, 9:41 AM

Hitler painting shows 'misery, not grandeur'

Oil painting by Hitler on display in Italian exhibit.JTA, 3/20/2017, 3:15 PM

Meet the new Italian Har Hevron 'ambassador'

He lives in Italy, is running for parliament, and has recently started acting as an ambassador for Har Hevron.Eliran Aharon, 2/19/2017, 1:13 PM

Hundreds of runners mark Holocaust in Rome

Hundreds of participants in a road race through downtown Rome commemorate the Holocaust while looking to the future.JTA, 1/24/2017, 3:57 AM

Three people missing after avalanche in Italy

At least three people believed to be missing after avalanche strikes hotel in the Abruzzo region of Italy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2017, 5:07 AM

Earthquake of 5.7 magnitude hits Rome

Series of earthquakes hits Rome, no injuries, deaths, or damage known.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2017, 1:37 PM

Rome road race to commemorate the Holocaust

Road race passing sites of Holocaust and Jewish remembrance in Rome to highlight Italy events International Holocaust Memorial Day.JTA, 1/18/2017, 5:29 AM

Foreign condemnation of terror attack

US, France, EU, and other nations condemn terror attack in Israel which killed four soldiers. "No excuses and no justification."Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2017, 8:22 PM

Italian Jews, IsraAID help homeless earthquake victims

Italian Jews join IsraAID in bringing help to people in central Italy who remain homeless after earthquakes last summer and fall.JTA, 1/6/2017, 4:10 AM

Dutch police: Berlin suspect may have visited Netherlands

Dutch police say Christmas terrorist ay have crossed through Netherlands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2016, 1:57 PM

Berlin terrorist traveled to Italy through France

Surveillance footage confirms that Anis Amri transited through the French city of Lyon by train.Ben Ariel, 12/27/2016, 4:36 AM

Suspect in Berlin market massacre killed in shootout

Anis Amri, believed to be responsible for deadly attack on a Berlin Christmas market, reportedly killed during shootout in Italy.David Rosenberg, 12/23/2016, 12:03 PM

German economists oppose Italy exiting Eurozone

German economists discuss what consequences may be if Italy leaves Eurozone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2016, 7:24 AM

Italian PM resigns after referendum loss

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announces he will resign after suffering a heavy defeat in a referendum over constitution reforms.Ben Ariel, 12/5/2016, 2:06 AM

Suspended former Italian soccer player repudiates anti-Semitism

Former Italian soccer player who was suspended as a TV commentator after displaying a pro-fascist tattoo apologizes to Jewish community.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2016, 4:43 AM

Rivlin thanks Italy for 'commitment to truth'

'We are experiencing a period of unprecedented friendship and brotherhood between Israel and Italy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2016, 6:18 PM

Italian rabbi: It was really scary

Italy rabbi says earthquake was extremely strong, but odds that Jews were injured is low.Michal Levy, 10/31/2016, 12:30 PM

Israel offers assistance to Italy

Following the earthquake in Italy, the Israeli government has officially offered the Italian government assistance in the relief efforts.ILTV, 10/31/2016, 9:13 AM

Foreign Ministry apologizes to Italy

Israel's Foreign Ministry apologizes after Deputy Minister Ayoob Kara said an earthquake in Italy was punishment for UNESCO resolution.Hezki Baruch, 10/30/2016, 3:13 AM

Earthquakes hit central Italy

Two strong earthquakes hit central Italy, two months after devastating quake killed nearly 300 people.Ben Ariel, 10/27/2016, 12:08 AM

Netanyahu thanks Italian PM for initiating 'positive change'

PM Netanyahu thanked Italian PM Renzi for defying UNESCO and acknowledging the truth of Jewish history.Hezki Baruch, 10/22/2016, 7:07 PM

Writer Elena Ferrante is daughter of Holocaust survivor

Mysterious best-selling Italian author identified as the daughter of a German-born Holocaust survivor.JTA, 10/6/2016, 5:30 AM

Watch: Inside the sukkah of the Venice ghetto

The director of the Museum of Italian Jewish Art takes us on a tour of the sukkah of the first ghetto in the world.Eliran Aharon, 10/5/2016, 11:43 PM

Italian TV suspends former soccer player for fascist tattoo

Former Italian soccer player known for his pro-fascist views suspended as a TV commentator after displaying a tattoo referring to Mussolini.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 9/16/2016, 4:42 AM

Italy condemns fans' fascist salute during soccer game in Haifa

Italian football federation condemns group of traveling Italy fans who gave fascist salutes before a game against Israel in Haifa.Elad Benari, 9/9/2016, 5:42 AM

Watch: Rescue efforts continue after nearly 300 killed in quake

With entire communities in ruins and search and rescue efforts still underway amid the rubble, aid workers give inside look at operations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2016, 10:31 AM

Italy's Jewish museum to donate proceeds to earthquake relief

National Museum of Italian Judaism to donate all proceeds from visitors on Aug. 28 to aid earthquake victims.JTA, 8/29/2016, 3:50 AM

Death toll in Italian earthquake climbs to 290

Rescue workers continue efforts to recover victims from rubble after earthquake northeast of Rome decimates towns across central Italy.David Rosenberg, 8/27/2016, 8:20 PM

Israel offers help to quake-stricken Italy

Watch: Israel sent condolonces and offered assistance to Italy following the fatal earthquake.ILTV, 8/26/2016, 7:03 AM

They're coming: More earthquakes in Italy

Watch: Arutz Sheva interviews Israeli seismologist Dr. Rami Hofstetter. Has Italy seen the last of its tragedies? Is Israel also at risk?Eliran Aharon, 8/25/2016, 6:57 PM

Italian Jews to aid areas hit by earthquake

Italy’s umbrella Jewish organization and the Rome Jewish community set up a blood donation center to aid victims of the deadly earthquake.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 8/25/2016, 5:13 AM

Rivlin sends letter of condolence to Italian counterpart

"Our thoughts are with you and the people of Italy at this very difficult time," Rivlin writes Italian counterpart following earthquake.Ben Ariel, 8/25/2016, 3:45 AM