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Leading mayoral candidate in Rome apologizes for Holocaust comments decried as antisemitic

Leading mayoral candidate in Rome apologizes for Holocaust comments decried as antisemitic

Leading Rome mayoral candidate apologizes after being accused of anti-Semitism for Holocaust comments.Simone Somekh, JTA, 11/10/2021 07:51
8 dead after plane crashes into building in Milan

8 dead after plane crashes into building in Milan

Private plane crashes into office building in Milan suburb, killing eight people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 19:49
Italian prime minister visits Milan Holocaust memorial

Italian prime minister visits Milan Holocaust memorial

Milan Shoah Memorial "confronts us with our historical responsibilities, in a clear and unequivocal way," says Prime Minister Mario Draghi.Dan Verbin, Canada, 01/10/2021 19:11
Italian boxer's neo-Nazi tattoos spark outrage among fans watching title bout

Italian boxer's neo-Nazi tattoos spark outrage among fans watching title bout

Boxer's Nazi related tattoos leave Italian sports fans wondering how Italian Boxing Federation let super-featherweight fight in title match.Dan Verbin, Canada, 24/09/2021 21:02
Battle for cable car crash survivor reaches court

Battle for cable car crash survivor reaches court

First hearing on guardianship of Eitan Biran, sole survivor of Italy cable car crash, held in Tel Aviv court on Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 12:20
Italian Consul visits six-year-old cable car crash survivor at grandfather's home

Italian Consul visits six-year-old cable car crash survivor at grandfather's home

Italian Consul in Israel meets Eitan Biran and grandfather Shmuel Peleg, says Eitan seems to be doing well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 00:25
Italy police watched Eitan and his grandfather - in August

Italy police watched Eitan and his grandfather - in August

Aunt Aya Biran waited just half an hour after Eitan was scheduled to have come home before calling in police, Italian investigator says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2021 12:44
Grandfather of sole cable car survivor is interrogated by police

Grandfather of sole cable car survivor is interrogated by police

Shmuel Peleg, who brought grandson Eitan to Israel without informing his legal guardian, is interrogated by police, then released.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2021 09:40
Italian family of sole cable car crash survivor files custody request in court

Italian family of sole cable car crash survivor files custody request in court

Israeli court to decide whether Eitan Biran, sole survivor of an Italy cable car crash, will remain in Israel or return to Italian aunt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 14:51
Eitan Biran's grandmother: 'There was no kidnapping, the child is happy'

Eitan Biran's grandmother: 'There was no kidnapping, the child is happy'

'When his parents were in Israel, Eitan always wanted to stay here,' Etty Peleg, grandmother of cable car crash survivor, says.103FM, 13/09/2021 15:53
'We didn't kidnap Eitan,' says boy's aunt. 'All we did was bring him home'

'We didn't kidnap Eitan,' says boy's aunt. 'All we did was bring him home'

Eitan Biran, sole survivor of cable-car accident in May, is claimed by his father's family in Italy and his mother's family in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2021 22:19
Israeli family suspected of kidnapping grandson from Italy

Israeli family suspected of kidnapping grandson from Italy

Eitan Biran, survivor of a cable car accident that claimed most of his immediate family, may be in Israel against his family's wishes.Arutz Sheva Staff , 12/09/2021 00:32
Italy: Police warn of armed anti-vaxxers

Italy: Police warn of armed anti-vaxxers

Eight people are under investigation for incitement to crime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 17:25
Aunt: Eitan Biran, survivor of cable car crash, is 'being held hostage' in Italy

Aunt: Eitan Biran, survivor of cable car crash, is 'being held hostage' in Italy

Eitan, the sole survivor of a cable car crash, is still in Italy. His maternal aunt and her husband are fighting to bring him to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2021 12:42
Watch: Protesters in Italy compare president to Hitler

Watch: Protesters in Italy compare president to Hitler

Protests against the Italian government’s plan to introduce health passes on Saturday included accusations of racism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 13:04
Watch: England fans riot after soccer finals loss

Watch: England fans riot after soccer finals loss

English soccer faithful rioted, beating Italy fans in the aftermath of the UEFA finals loss.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2021 22:58
Watch: Italian glacier covered to prevent melting

Watch: Italian glacier covered to prevent melting

Workers used large white geotextile sheets to cover an Italian glacier, delaying snow melting on the mountain's skiing slopes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2021 19:54
Video of Italy cable car disaster released

Video of Italy cable car disaster released

Italian media publish footage of accident in which 14 were killed including 5 members of Israeli family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2021 16:31
Eitan Biran, cable car disaster orphan, released from hospital

Eitan Biran, cable car disaster orphan, released from hospital

Five-year-old Eitan Biran, who lost his parents and brother in Italy cable car crash, is released home after nearly 3 weeks in hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 16:25
Eitan Biran, 5-year-old survivor of cable car disaster, will return to Israel

Eitan Biran, 5-year-old survivor of cable car disaster, will return to Israel

Uncle of 5-year-old survivor of Italy cable car disaster says family intends to bring him to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 13:12
Cable car disaster: Suspects released from custody

Cable car disaster: Suspects released from custody

Court rules there is no concern that the three suspects will try to flee or tamper with evidence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 08:25
5-year-old who survived cable car crash asks for his parents

5-year-old who survived cable car crash asks for his parents

Eitan Biran, sole survivor of Italy cable car crash, asks where his parents are.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/05/2021 22:33
Condition of Israeli boy injured in cable car crash improves

Condition of Israeli boy injured in cable car crash improves

Eitan Biran, sole survivor of the Italian cable car crash, shows signs of improvement, is now able to speak with his aunt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 18:57
Cable Car Disaster: 5-year-old Israeli victim opens his eyes

Cable Car Disaster: 5-year-old Israeli victim opens his eyes

Eitan Biran, the sole survivor of the Alps cable car disaster, opens his eyes for the first time since the accident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 15:22
3 arrested for deadly Italian Alps cable car disaster

3 arrested for deadly Italian Alps cable car disaster

'Brake system was tampered with.' Italian police arrest cable car engineer, director, head of service. Suspects face manslaughter charges.David Rosenberg, 26/05/2021 08:40
Italy cable car disaster: 5-year-old's condition improves

Italy cable car disaster: 5-year-old's condition improves

Only survivor of cable car crash in which 14 were killed still in serious condition. Bodies of Israeli victims to be returned for burial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2021 19:29
Israeli child fighting for his life after cable-car disaster in Italy

Israeli child fighting for his life after cable-car disaster in Italy

A freak tragedy in Italian Alps all but orphaning 5-year-old Israeli child who's still fighting for his life.ILTV, 24/05/2021 21:25
5-year-old saved by father from Italy cable car disaster

5-year-old saved by father from Italy cable car disaster

Grandparents of family which lost 5 members in freak accident had left Israel to escape Hamas rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2021 19:44
Israelis killed in Italian Alps cable car disaster identified

Israelis killed in Italian Alps cable car disaster identified

Cable car collapses in northern Italy resort area, killing 14 - including at least five Israeli citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2021 10:20
Italy wins Eurovision Song Contest, Israel finishes 17th

Italy wins Eurovision Song Contest, Israel finishes 17th

This is the third time that Italy has won the Eurovision Song Contest and it will host the competition next year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 05:03
Italian dockworkers refuse to load Israel-bound ship

Italian dockworkers refuse to load Israel-bound ship

Israel's largest union initiates counter-boycott of Italy, after Italian port workers announce boycott of Israel over fighting in Gaza.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 21/05/2021 08:22
Contra to the deafening world silence on Hamas aggression

Contra to the deafening world silence on Hamas aggression

We want to express our closeness to the young Israelis to whom we wish a future of peace, without war and terrorism. Letter of support.Lega Giovani, Italy, 12/05/2021 19:27
Italy considering dropping quarantine rules for Israel

Italy considering dropping quarantine rules for Israel

Italy hoping to drop quarantine requirement for visitors from the rest of the European Union, Britain and Israel by mid-May.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2021 05:39
European countries condemn Israel for construction in Jerusalem

European countries condemn Israel for construction in Jerusalem

France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Britain condemn Israel for approving construction in the Har Homa neighborhood of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 07/05/2021 00:03
European countries denounce postponement of PA elections

European countries denounce postponement of PA elections

France, Germany, Italy and Spain urge PA to announce new date for elections as soon as possible.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/05/2021 00:41
Mural dedicated to Liliana Segre defaced with hate symbol

Mural dedicated to Liliana Segre defaced with hate symbol

The mural in the Italian city of Ariano Irpino was defaced with pro-Mussolini graffiti and a crude attempt at drawing a swastika.Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 02:37
Italian 'senator for life': 'Racist violence is now a river without banks'

Italian 'senator for life': 'Racist violence is now a river without banks'

This 90-year-old Holocaust survivor is a ‘senator for life’ in her native Italy. She also receives constant anti-Semitic threats.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 07/04/2021 09:58
Italy surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

Italy surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

Italy records 318 virus-related deaths, taking the total to 100,103.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2021 03:06
Italian Ambassador to the Congo killed in terror attack

Italian Ambassador to the Congo killed in terror attack

Ambassador Luca Attanasio killed in attack on UN convoy in Democratic Republic of Congo.Gary Willig, 22/02/2021 16:06
Italy's Liguria region blacklists Hezbollah

Italy's Liguria region blacklists Hezbollah

Israeli Embassy in Italy welcomes Liguria region's move to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 03/02/2021 05:20
Israeli doctors to help coronavirus-stricken region of Italy

Israeli doctors to help coronavirus-stricken region of Italy

An emergency delegation from the Ministry of Health will set out for Italian province with a widespread outbreak of COVID-19.Ben Ariel, 01/12/2020 04:44
Police remove helmets in solidarity with protesters as anti-lockdown protest enters day 18

Police remove helmets in solidarity with protesters as anti-lockdown protest enters day 18

Robin Monotti Graziadei: 'When the police and army take the protesters' side, it's Game Over for lockdown.'Mordechai Sones, 15/11/2020 10:27
Italy's hospitals on verge of collapse

Italy's hospitals on verge of collapse

Doctors' federation calling on government to impose nationwide lockdown as cases mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2020 12:27
PA to Italy: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA to Italy: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA cabinet leader meets Italian Foreign Minister, urges his country to recognize "Palestine" in response to Israeli actions.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/10/2020 22:41
Beit El - Palestinian territory?

Beit El - Palestinian territory?

Italian citizens in Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria receive election notices stating that they live in 'Palestinian territories.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2020 15:44
Italian PM announces new coronavirus restrictions

Italian PM announces new coronavirus restrictions

As part of the new measures, restaurants will have to close at midnight while amateur team sports are banned.Elad Benari, 19/10/2020 06:40
Israel, Italy to trade missiles, helicopters

Israel, Italy to trade missiles, helicopters

IDF and Italian military complete reciprocal purchase deal, with Italy selling Israel training helicopters and purchasing Israeli missiles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2020 10:40
Former Italian PM tests positive for coronavirus

Former Italian PM tests positive for coronavirus

Silvio Berlusconi announces he tested positive for coronavirus and is in quarantine at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2020 05:44
Italy to donate $1.2 million to support 'Palestinian refugees'

Italy to donate $1.2 million to support 'Palestinian refugees'

Italy will donate $1.2 million to UNRWA to support “Palestinian refugees” in Lebanon.Elad Benari, 31/07/2020 05:08
Ambassador to Italy affixes mezuzah in new home: I miss Israel

Ambassador to Italy affixes mezuzah in new home: I miss Israel

Israel’s Ambassador to Italy, Dr. Dror Eydar, affixes mezuzahs to doorposts of new ambassador's residence in Rome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2020 06:34
'Coronavirus is weakening, could disappear on its own'

'Coronavirus is weakening, could disappear on its own'

While WHO reports jump in daily infection rate, Italian infectious disease expert says coronavirus is weakening, might disappear.David Rosenberg, 22/06/2020 10:25
Italian synagogues and churches reopen, but with fewer worshippers allowed

Italian synagogues and churches reopen, but with fewer worshippers allowed

Houses of worship reopen in northern Italy, one of the areas hit hardest by the coronavirus.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 19/05/2020 07:11
Italy, France announce massive bailouts for tourism industry devastated by pandemic

Italy, France announce massive bailouts for tourism industry devastated by pandemic

Billions of Euros to be allocated to tourism sector to prevent it from total collapse.Arutz Sheva staff, 15/05/2020 12:55
Italy to ease some coronavirus restrictions

Italy to ease some coronavirus restrictions

Italy will allow citizens to do more outdoor sports and exercise near their homes as of May 4, PM announces.Elad Benari, 27/04/2020 03:33
Coronavirus death rate down in Italy

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, 12/04/2020 21:52
What did Italy do wrong and Taiwan do right?

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, 02/04/2020 20:50
Italy directs request to Israel's Health Ministry

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, 31/03/2020 18:26