'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

Somali man who threatened to attack Vatican arrested

Italian police arrest 20-year-old ISIS member who threatened to bomb churches in Italy, including St. Peter's Basilica.Ben Ariel, 12/18/2018, 4:42 AM

'UN must do more to stop Hezbollah aggression'

Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini visits Prime Minister in Jerusalem during Israel trip to strengthen ties.Mordechai Sones, 12/12/2018, 1:03 PM

Italy's Salvini says EU is biased against Israel

Italy's Interior Minister, who is visiting Israel, accuses EU of being "absolutely unbalanced".Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2018, 3:11 AM

'Anti-Semitism coming predominantly from Muslim communities'

Public Security Minister Erdan meets Italian Deputy PM. 'I am proud to be in Jerusalem, the capital of Israel.'Nitzan Kedar, 12/11/2018, 8:45 PM

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, 12/11/2018, 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