Holocaust cobblestone memorials stolen from street in Rome

Memorials to Holocaust victims in Italy uprooted and stolen from Rome in what police call case of 'theft aggravated by racial hatred.'Ruth Ellen Gruber, JTA, Tuesday, 7:30 AM

President Rivlin wraps up visit to Rome

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin thanks Italian counterpart for strong relations with Israel, promises continued cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2018, 7:47 PM

‘Auschwitzland’ shirt at fascist rally in Italy sparks outrage

Thousands of fascist demonstrators rally in northeastern Italy in honor of Mussolini's October 1922 March on Rome.JTA, 10/29/2018, 2:59 PM

Mussolini’s granddaughter under fire for threatening tweet

Dictator's granddaughter tweets threat to sue anyone posting 'offensive pictures or phrases' regarding her grandfather.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 10/22/2018, 6:47 PM

Italy awards Jewish 7th Brigade

Italian Ambassador to Israel awards Gold Medal to Jewish Brigade of the British Army who fought the Nazis during WW2.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2018, 6:21 PM

Italy: Chabad moves synagogue following legal challenges

In an interview with Arutz Sheva, Chabad's Rabbi Wilschansky explains why Chabad would rather move than fight to stay at present location.Shimon Cohen, 9/17/2018, 8:52 AM

Suitcases still missing - four days after flight landed

Passengers say their suitcases were never loaded onto the plane, airline says suitcases will arrive 'tomorrow.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2018, 4:29 PM

Petition filed against Milan synagogue

Locals file petition against Milan synagogue, hoping to use anti-Islam law in their favor.Ben Shaul, 9/12/2018, 2:00 PM

Italy: 12 rescued from collapsed bridge

Rescue workers work all night to find survivors of bridge collapse that killed nearly 40 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2018, 5:05 PM

Dozens dead in Italian highway bridge collapse

Transport Minister says collapse 'terrible tragedy' as at least 35 people are killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 2:55 PM

3 dead, 70 injured in huge explosion near Italian airport

An explosion sent an enormous fireball into the sky near the Bologna Airport in Italy, killing 3 and injuring dozens.Gary Willig, 8/6/2018, 3:27 PM

Italians who painted on security barrier released

Italian graffiti artists who painted giant mural of Ahed Tamimi released from prison, have visas to Israel revoked.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2018, 10:57 PM

Italian Art, Literature and Music award to Dr. Inna Rogatchi

Rogatchi Foundation president, Dr. Inna Rogatchi awarded the Italian National Art, Literature and Music X Il Volo di Pegaso Award.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2018, 3:09 PM

Italy's Salvini sparks outcry over Roma census plans

Italian Interior Minister defends plan, says Roma census aims to protect Roma children, expel only those of foreign nationality.AFP, 6/20/2018, 10:07 AM

Italian Jews condemn proposal to register country’s Gypsies

Union of Italian Jewish Communities says proposal to create registry of Italy's Roma like fascist registration of Jews in 1938.JTA, 6/19/2018, 4:40 PM

Rome mayor blocks street dedication for neofascist leader

Rome Mayor announces she will block naming of street after founder of Italy's major post-war neofascist party.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/16/2018, 1:53 AM

‘This shop belongs to a Jew’

‘Jew-owned’ shop in Italy, Holocaust monuments in France and Holland vandalized.JTA, 6/13/2018, 2:57 PM

Italy's Vice Premier: Hatred should not block a sporting event

Italy’s Vice Premier and Interior Minister expresses solidarity with Israel after Argentina-Israel friendly match is cancelled.Ben Ariel, 6/7/2018, 2:05 AM

Rome Jewish community to boycott Liberation Day ceremonies

Jewish community to boycott ceremonies to mark Italy's liberation from the Nazis over inclusion of anti-Israel groups.JTA, 4/24/2018, 10:57 PM

Italian soccer fans taunt rivals with anti-Semitic chants

Supporters of Italian soccer team Lazio mock rival team with anti-Semitic chants about Anne Frank.JTA, 4/18/2018, 7:32 AM

European countries not informed of Israel-UN agreement

Germany, Italy, say they have received no request to accept infiltrators from Israel despite agreement with UN.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2018, 8:45 PM

'Stumbling stone' Holocaust memorial stolen in northwest Italy

Holocaust memorial in Italy is stolen one month after its placement.JTA, 2/21/2018, 2:22 PM

Italians embrace South Hevron Hills

South Hevron Hills Council head and delegation visit Italy, are warmly received by senior officials in Palermo district.Mordechai Sones, 2/21/2018, 10:01 AM

This Jewish man saved hundreds of Jews from the Nazis

B'nai B'rith confers Jewish Rescuers Citation on 98-year-old who saved hundreds of escaping Jews from the Nazis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2018, 11:05 AM

'An accomplice of a fascist regime'

Head of Italian Jewish community condemns return of body of fascist-era kingJTA, 12/18/2017, 4:03 PM

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