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Rome: Massive protest against COVID pass

Rome: Massive protest against COVID pass

Footage shows police using riot control measures against protesters in Rome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2021 14:45
Dr.  Mordechai Kedar: “After Kabul, Islam wants to conquer Rome”

Dr. Mordechai Kedar: “After Kabul, Islam wants to conquer Rome”

Kedar: It's time to wake up, understand and take the necessary steps, before it's too late. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti‏, 01/09/2021 19:54
Rome: Food deliveryman stabs coworker after anti-Semitic rant

Rome: Food deliveryman stabs coworker after anti-Semitic rant

A food delivery man in Rome was stabbed after telling a fellow courier to stop an anti-Semitic rant.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 22/03/2021 22:41
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
Rome Jews celebrate first Jewish wedding after lockdown

Rome Jews celebrate first Jewish wedding after lockdown

As Italy reopens following coronavirus lockdowns, Rome's Jews celebrate communities first wedding since pandemic began.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/06/2020 07:10
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
I am barricaded at home in Italy to protect my family

I am barricaded at home in Italy to protect my family

Giulio Meotti, intrepid Italian author and journalist- and popular Arutz Sheva columnist - gives a first hand account of life under coronavirus. "We are the new China." Giulio Meotti, 13/03/2020 14:46
Rome names central street after community rabbi

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, 08/11/2019 09:52
Watch: Hoshana Rabbah prayers at Great Synagogue of Rome

Watch: Hoshana Rabbah prayers at Great Synagogue of Rome

Watch prayers for 7th day of Sukkot with the special cantillation of one of the world's oldest Jewish communities - that of Rome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2019 10:53
Used Israeli buses sent to Rome don’t meet EU standards

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, 20/04/2019 20:54
Tribute to the Jews of Rome: 'A Light unto the Nations'

Tribute to the Jews of Rome: 'A Light unto the Nations'

Rome's electric company initiates project to illuminate dome of the city's magnificent Great Synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2019 22:38
Stolen stumbling stone Holocaust memorials replaced in Rome

Stolen stumbling stone Holocaust memorials replaced in Rome

A group of 20 Stolpersteine, Holocaust memorials in downtown Rome that were stolen in December, have been replaced.JTA , 16/01/2019 22:01
Holocaust cobblestone memorials stolen from street in Rome

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, 11/12/2018 07:30
Pro-Israel Antisemites & Pro-Jewish anti-Israelis

Pro-Israel Antisemites & Pro-Jewish anti-Israelis

Riccardo Pacific talks about the dynamic political landscape in Europe at the European Jewish Association conference in BrusselsYoni Kempinski, Brussels, 06/11/2018 21:17
Report: Labor chief to meet Pope Francis

Report: Labor chief to meet Pope Francis

Avi Gabbay plans trip to Vatican, will meet with Pope Francis in visit organized by journalist who arranged 2014 papal visit to Israel.David Rosenberg, 25/06/2018 10:54
Rome mayor blocks street dedication for neofascist leader

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, 16/06/2018 01:53
UNRWA in urgent search for cash at global gathering

UNRWA in urgent search for cash at global gathering

Global powers meet in Rome to find solutions to UNRWA's funding crisis.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2018 13:06
'We will redeem Jerusalem, Rome, and India'

'We will redeem Jerusalem, Rome, and India'

Al-Aqsa preacher promises to take revenge on 'heretics,' crush all those who oppose Islam.Dalit Halevi, 14/09/2017 10:11
Ryanair launches new flight from Tel Aviv to Rome

Ryanair launches new flight from Tel Aviv to Rome

In honor of launch, new tickets available from 17 euros per seat. Tourism Minister: Ryanair is part of our great tourism revolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2017 15:41
'We've been invaded': Italian mayor slams gov't migrant policy

'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, 19/07/2017 00:14
Mayor of Rome seeks to ban immigantion

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, 13/06/2017 21:13
Tombstones vandalized in Jewish cemetery in Rome

Tombstones vandalized in Jewish cemetery in Rome

Dozens of gravestones desecrated at Verano cemetery in Rome, Italy.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/05/2017 20:14
The horror and hope I saw in Rome

The horror and hope I saw in Rome

So the Romans erected an arch and Coliseum to celebrate their victory over Judea. Where are they now?Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 30/04/2017 18:33
Remains of medieval Jews buried in Jewish cemetery

Remains of medieval Jews buried in Jewish cemetery

400-year-old Jewish remains receive Jewish burial after excavations disturb them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2017 09:41
Medieval Jewish cemetery uncovered in Rome

Medieval Jewish cemetery uncovered in Rome

Italian archaeologists discover part of the so-called Campus Iudeorum, the long-lost cemetery used by Rome’s medieval Jewish community.JTA, 23/03/2017 16:46
Hundreds of runners mark Holocaust in Rome

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, 24/01/2017 03:57
Rome road race to commemorate the Holocaust

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, 18/01/2017 05:29
Islam takes over the symbols of Western Christianity

Islam takes over the symbols of Western Christianity

Islam plans to have the call of the muezzin sound from the historic Christian sites of Europe. Giulio Meotti, 06/11/2016 13:18
The Muslim prayer at Rome's Coliseum was a declaration of war

The Muslim prayer at Rome's Coliseum was a declaration of war

That mass prayer means that it is not possible to turn Muslims into liberal secularists. Quite the contrary. Giulio Meotti, 25/10/2016 11:39
Rome synagogue security help deliver baby

Rome synagogue security help deliver baby

Two anti-terrorism military police helped a woman give birth to a baby girl on the street outside a Rome synagogue on Yom Kippur eve.JTA, 14/10/2016 03:18
Israel offers help to quake-stricken Italy

Israel offers help to quake-stricken Italy

Watch: Israel sent condolonces and offered assistance to Italy following the fatal earthquake.ILTV, 26/08/2016 07:03
Italy grants $29M to complete Jewish museum

Italy grants $29M to complete Jewish museum

Museum under construction for over a decade finally to be finished.JTA, 03/05/2016 21:56
Italy is capitulating to Islamic autocrats

Italy is capitulating to Islamic autocrats

Rome is on the crosshairs of ISIS and thinks that grovelling will keep it safe. Giulio Meotti, 05/03/2016 23:35
An American Jew at the Pope's visit to the Rome Synagogue

An American Jew at the Pope's visit to the Rome Synagogue

Catholic-Jewish relations are far from perfect, but it is clear this Pope seeks to build relations between our two faiths.  Elie Hirschfeld, 02/02/2016 08:00
'Open a Door to Israel' exhibit opens in Rome

'Open a Door to Israel' exhibit opens in Rome

A new interactive exhibit to educate the world about Israeli society launched in Rome with Deputy Foreign Minister in attendance.Yoni Kempsinki, 24/01/2016 12:26
Security hyped for Pope's visit to Rome Synagogue

Security hyped for Pope's visit to Rome Synagogue

Pope Francis to visit main Roman synagogue and meet with Jewish community leaders on Sunday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2016 13:49
Italy: Police probe Muslim site's Jewish blacklist

Italy: Police probe Muslim site's Jewish blacklist

Radio Islam mimics neo-Nazi sites, compiles list of 100 'influential Jews' - including popular Arutz Sheva columnists.Ari Soffer, 22/12/2015 18:56
Pope Francis to visit synagogue in Rome ghetto

Pope Francis to visit synagogue in Rome ghetto

Pope to become third pontiff to visit Rome's main synagogue, in ghetto where Jews were confined by Vatican until end of 1800s.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2015 20:42
ISIS threats prompt closure of Rome's air space

ISIS threats prompt closure of Rome's air space

Italy’s Interior Minister says air space over Rome will be closed to drones throughout the Holy Year celebrations beginning next month.Ben Ariel, 17/11/2015 02:43
Terrorist Attacks Tourist outside Rome's Colosseum

Terrorist Attacks Tourist outside Rome's Colosseum

Man shouting 'Allah is great' holds woman hostage at knifepoint in the heart of the West; hundreds of onlookers horrified.Tova Dvorin, 15/07/2015 17:59
ISIS 'Conquers Rome' - On Twitter

ISIS 'Conquers Rome' - On Twitter

Photos purport to show jihadist gloating at various landmarks, following numerous reports ISIS is trying to infiltrate Italy.Tova Dvorin, 18/05/2015 19:29
Rome: Homeless Muslim Man Saves Israeli Woman

Rome: Homeless Muslim Man Saves Israeli Woman

Homeless Muslim man in Rome saves an Israel woman after she jumped off a bridge into the Tiber River.Matt Wanderman, 17/05/2015 21:29
Islam Wants to Convert Rome

Islam Wants to Convert Rome

There are three "Romes". Will each of them fall before the Islamic hordes? The Pope has already capitulated. Giulio Meotti, 10/03/2015 11:18
ISIS: European Muslims Actually Sleeper ISIS Cells

ISIS: European Muslims Actually Sleeper ISIS Cells

New ISIS text calls on Muslims who are active in pro-Palestinian groups in the EU to rise up, conquer Rome by 2020.Tova Dvorin, 27/02/2015 11:23
Jewish Leader Arrested Trying to Flee Auschwitz

Jewish Leader Arrested Trying to Flee Auschwitz

'Disgrace' as Rome's Jewish community leader gets locked in death camp parents were murdered in, then interrogated by Polish police.Ari Yashar, 29/01/2015 15:33
Italy: Six Convicted of Spreading Anti-Semitism

Italy: Six Convicted of Spreading Anti-Semitism

Rome court convicts six men of spreading pro-fascist and anti-Semitic ideas with banners, posters and graffiti in the Italian capital.Ben Ariel, 21/01/2015 05:16
'International Islamic Terrorism Knows No Borders'

'International Islamic Terrorism Knows No Borders'

Netanyahu sends condolences to Canberra over Sydney siege from Rome; maintains Israel opposes peace deal with PA and Hamas.Tova Dvorin, 15/12/2014 22:50
Kerry Heads to Rome to Talk 'Palestinian State'

Kerry Heads to Rome to Talk 'Palestinian State'

US Secretary of State to meet with Netanyahu, Russian FM over 'window of opportunity' to solve regional conflicts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2014 07:45
Museum Lets You Take a Tour of the Roman Ghetto

Museum Lets You Take a Tour of the Roman Ghetto

New museum exhibit allows visitors to experience the anti-Semitic confinement of the Jewish ghetto in 3D reconstructed maps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2014 22:09
Israel is the Crucial Border of Western Civilization

Israel is the Crucial Border of Western Civilization

Europe's moral equivalence between terrorists and Israel.Why hasn’t the European Parliament ever convened to condemn the killing of Jews at the hands of an Arab terrorist? Giulio Meotti, 24/11/2014 09:43
Haniyeh: No to Disarmament

Haniyeh: No to Disarmament

Gaza Hamas chief joins Mashaal's call to take Israel to International Criminal Court.Dalit Halevy, Gil Ronen, 13/09/2014 22:27
Italian Minister Says Rome 'Primary Target' for IS

Italian Minister Says Rome 'Primary Target' for IS

Italy at risk as symbol of West and Christianity according to interior minister, who notes at least 48 Italians have left for jihad.Ari Yashar, 10/09/2014 08:18
'Jews, the End is Near', Says Graffiti in Rome

'Jews, the End is Near', Says Graffiti in Rome

Anti-Semitic graffiti and swastikas appear across Rome in the wake of Israel's operation in Gaza. Rome's mayor condemns.Elad Benari, 30/07/2014 03:12
Suspect Found in Anti-Semitic 'Pig's Heads' Case

Suspect Found in Anti-Semitic 'Pig's Heads' Case

Man allegedly responsible for anti-Semitic gesture is a member of right-wing and Neo-Fascist groups, local media report.Tova Dvorin, 02/02/2014 13:26
Rome: Pig Heads Sent to Israeli Embassy, Synagogue

Rome: Pig Heads Sent to Israeli Embassy, Synagogue

Italian police responding to bomb threat against Rome's main synagogue make grisly discovery.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 25/01/2014 18:12
Netanyahu: Iran Will Wreak Havoc on Middle East

Netanyahu: Iran Will Wreak Havoc on Middle East

Following meeting with Italian PM Enrico Letta, Netanyahu says stopping Iran, not peace with PA, key to Middle East calm.Tova Dvorin, 02/12/2013 21:58
Netanyahu Headed to Rome for Vatican Talks

Netanyahu Headed to Rome for Vatican Talks

Netanyahu takes off Sunday for Vatican; expected to discuss Iran deal, PA talks, and rumors of Pope Francis's visit in 2014.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2013 13:33