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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
Israeli, 82, dies of coronavirus in Italy

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, 28/03/2020 22:03
Italy's coronavirus death toll surges by 919

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, 27/03/2020 21:48
Remembrance of things past

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, 24/03/2020 16:59
Italy is losing its grandparents

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, 23/03/2020 21:35
Death toll in Italy from coronavirus continues to climb

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, 22/03/2020 05:51
Israir to operate two flights to Italy

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, 22/03/2020 04:22
Italy records almost 6,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

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, 20/03/2020 20:38
In Italy, it is not an epidemic - it is a nightmare

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, 20/03/2020 15:52
Italy's death toll from coronavirus surpasses China's

Italy's death toll from coronavirus surpasses China's

Italy's death toll from coronavirus rises to 3,405 since February 21.Ben Ariel, 20/03/2020 02:58
Italy reports record number of deaths from coronavirus in one day

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, 19/03/2020 03:39
“One crematorium won't be enough”. Italy at war with coronavirus

“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, 18/03/2020 19:21
Former leader of Milan Jewish community dies of coronavirus

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, 17/03/2020 07:39
Israel leads in the battle against coronavirus

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, 17/03/2020 06:24
Italy reports more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases in one day

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, 16/03/2020 05:03
Italy, Jerusalem stands with you

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, 15/03/2020 19:45
Italy records 250 new cases of coronavirus in one day

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, 13/03/2020 22:06
Italian rabbi warns: 'Listen to the Israeli government - they're right'

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, 13/03/2020 11:29