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Israeli delegation meets in Rome with top Italian officials

Israeli security delegation holds strategic meeting in Rome with senior Italian officers and officials.

Israeli delegation meets in Rome with top Italian officials

The last of Rome’s Jews who survived the Holocaust dies at 98

Donato Di Veroli, the last living member of Rome’s Jewish community who survived the Holocaust, has died at 98.

The last of Rome’s Jews who survived the Holocaust dies at 98

Leaders of Germany, France and Italy to visit Kyiv

Leaders of the European Union's three biggest countries expected to arrive in Kyiv and meet Zelenskyy.

Leaders of Germany, France and Italy to visit Kyiv

Bennett: Lebanon should help its people instead of fighting Israel

PM meets Italian counterpart: 'We both got to be PM in an unconventional way.

'Lebanon should help its people instead of fighting Israel'

Tuscany adopts IHRA working definition of antisemitism

Central Italian region of Tuscany announces that it has adopted IHRA working definition of antisemitism.

Tuscany adopts IHRA working definition of antisemitism

Israel donates playground equipment in Rome’s Yitzhak Rabin Park

New playground section will open at Rome’s Yitzhak Rabin Park, donated by the Israeli Embassy in Italy.

Israel donates playground equipment in Rome’s Yitzhak Rabin Park

One year later, family of cable car disaster survivor still fighting for custody

Family of Eitan Biran: 'We hope the Milano court will see his welfare as top priority, fix the horrible injustice caused to him and to us.'

Family of cable car disaster survivor still fighting for custody

Germany, France, Italy and Spain condemn Jerusalem violence

Four European countries condemn Temple Mount clashes, call for "maximum restraint" from all sides.

Germany, France, Italy and Spain condemn Jerusalem violence

Israeli tourist rescued in Italy after falling 160 feet into volcanic crater

The Israeli fell 160 feet into the Stromboli volcano crater on an island near the city of Messina and suffered broken ribs.

Israeli tourist rescued in Italy after falling into volcano

Drought in Italy: Fines announced for wasting water

'Only use water for real necessity, such as for hygiene or food reasons,' one Italian mayor says.

Fines announced for wasting water

Italy offers to help rebuild bombed Ukraine theater

Italian culture minister offers help in rebuilding Mariupol Theater that was bombed while hundreds were hiding inside.

Italy offers to help rebuild bombed Ukraine theater

Italian Jewish communities look to digitize 35,000 Jewish texts

New initiative aims to digitize 35,000 Jewish texts from 40 Italian libraries, within three years.

Italian Jewish communities look to digitize 35,000 Jewish texts

Ambassador: 'We're working to move Italian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem'

'We're working very intensely to convince Italy to move its Embassy to Jerusalem,' Israel's Amb. Eydar tells Israel National News.

Ambassador: 'We're working to move Italian Embassy to Jerusalem'

Italian watchdog decries antisemitic video game

The Antisemitism Observatory decries video game from Brazil that contains “antisemitic intentions” and incites violence against Israelis.

Italian watchdog decries antisemitic video game

Israel chooses Eurovision representative

X Factor star Michael Ben David has been chosen to represent Israel at the 2022 Eurovision competition.

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12-year old Italian boy assaulted by teens in antisemitic attack

A 12-year old Italian Jewish boy was attacked by teenagers who kicked him, hit him on the head and yelled antisemitic abuse at him.

12-year old Italian boy assaulted by teens in antisemitic attack

Florence honors Holocaust victims with stumbling stones

The city of Florence has installed 25 new stumbling stones in honor of Jews murdered in the Holocaust.

Florence honors Holocaust victims with stumbling stones

European countries condemn Sheikh Jarrah eviction

France, Germany, Italy and Spain criticize eviction of illegal building in Jerusalem neighborhood, condemn Israeli construction.

European countries condemn Sheikh Jarrah eviction

Jewish leaders denounce Nazi flag outside Rome church funeral

Jewish leaders in Italy outraged after neo-Nazis draped a Nazi flag over a coffin after a church funeral and also performed Nazi salutes.

Jewish leaders denounce Nazi flag outside Rome church funeral

Attorneys: Prevent grandfather of cable car crash survivor from being extradited to Italy

Attorneys for grandfather who kidnapped survivor of cable car disaster ask Israel's Justice Min. to prevent his extradition.

Attorneys: Prevent grandfather of survivor from being extradited

Sixth volume of Italian translation of Talmud released

The sixth volume of an Italian translation of the Talmud was recently published in Italy.

Sixth volume of Italian translation of Talmud released

Mantua, Italy, to get Jewish museum on burial site of 17th-century Kabbalist masters

Compromise reached with Orthodox leaders paving way for Jewish museum to be build on burial site of 17th century Kabbalist masters.

Mantua to get Jewish museum on burial site of Kabbalist masters

Israel's Ambassador to Italy visits the City of David

Israel's Ambassador to Italy gives a tour of the City of David, bringing the bible stories that took place there back to life.

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Italy introduces new guidelines to combat anti-Semitism in schools

Updated guidelines for combating anti-Semitism in schools have been presented to Italy’s Minister of Public Education Patrizio Bianchi.

Italy introduces guidelines to combat anti-Semitism in schools

Liliana Segre awarded Legion of Honor by French president

Italian senator for life and Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre has received the National Order of the Legion of Honour from France.

Liliana Segre awarded Legion of Honor by French president

Italy: Politician apologizes for calling Holocaust survivor by her tattoo number

Local politician in Italy apologizes for referring to well-known Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre by her concentration camp tattoo number.

Pol apologizes for calling Holocuast survivor by tattoo number

Appeal of grandfather of cable car crash survivor rejected

Italian court rejects appeal filed by Shmuel Peleg against international arrest warrant issued against him.

Appeal of grandfather of cable car crash survivor rejected

Kidnapping grandfather: 'Eitan stopped hugging me, my heart is breaking'

Eitan Biran, sole survivor of Italy cable car crash, expected to return there. Grandfather appeals, 'hopes court will leave him in Israel.'

Kidnapping grandfather: 'He stopped hugging me, my heart breaks'

Grandmother: 'Court is ripping cable car crash survivor from his family's embrace'

Grandparents of Eitan Biran, sole survivor of Italy cable car crash, slam court decision to return him to Italy. 'This is no small matter.'

'Court is ripping cable car crash survivor from his family'

Court rules: Child who survived cable car crash to be returned to Italy

Court rejects appeal of grandfather suspected of smuggling his grandson to Israel after cable car disaster in which his parents were killed.

Child who survived cable car crash to be returned to Italy

International arrest warrant issued for smuggling grandfather Shmuel Peleg

Italy issues international arrest warrant for Shmuel Peleg, grandfather who smuggled child survivor of cable car crash out of Italy.

International arrest warrant issued for smuggling grandfather

Italian Jews express outrage over new edition of 'Protocols of the Elders of Zion'

New edition of infamous anti-Semitic work reportedly does not state that the book is a fabrication.

Italian Jews express outrage over new edition of 'Protocols'

Italy's top soccer league adopts IHRA anti-Semitism definition

The top soccer league in Italy has adopted the IHRA definition and will implement additional measures to combat anti-Semitism in soccer.

Italy's top soccer league adopts IHRA anti-Semitism definition

Grandfather of cable car crash orphan appeals court ruling

Tel Aviv judge rules Eitan Biran, 6-year-old survivor of Italy cable car crash, must be returned to Italy.

Grandfather of cable car crash orphan appeals court ruling

Italy: Anti-COVID pass protesters dress up as death camp deportees

Jewish groups in Italy outraged following protest in which campaigners opposing COVID pass dressed up as World War 2 death camp deportees.

Italy: Protesters dress up as death camp deportees

Israeli court: 6-year-old cable-car survivor must be returned to Italy

Tel Aviv family court rules grandfather violated guardian's rights in bringing sole survivor of cable car crash to Israel.

Court: 6-year-old cable-car survivor must be returned to Italy

New study shows COVID mostly kills very old & already sick, whether vaxxed or not

Italian research shows average age of COVID victims is 85 if vaxxed (with 5 comorbidities), or 78 if not vaxxed (with 4 comorbidities).

COVID mostly kills very old & already sick, vaxxed or not

Italian Jewish group condemns fascist salutes at Rome soccer game

A leading Italian Jewish org has called for action after fans at Lazio's win over Inter-Milan were filmed doing fascist salutes and chants.

Italian Jewish org condemns fascist salutes at Rome soccer game

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.

Rome candidate: Holocaust gets attention because Jews own banks

8 dead after plane crashes into building in Milan

Private plane crashes into office building in Milan suburb, killing eight people.

8 dead after plane crashes into building in Milanplayer