News and updates about Rome

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

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

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

Rome mayoral candidate accused of antisemitism defeated

Center-right candidate accused of antisemitism over Holocaust remarks loses out to center-left candidate in Rome mayoral election.

Rome mayoral candidate accused of antisemitism defeated

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

Rome: Massive protest against COVID pass

Footage shows police using riot control measures against protesters in Rome.

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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.

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

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.

Rome: Food deliveryman stabs coworker after anti-Semitic rant

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.

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Rome Jews celebrate first Jewish wedding after lockdown

As Italy reopens following coronavirus lockdowns, Rome's Jews celebrate communities first wedding since pandemic began.

Rome Jews celebrate first Jewish wedding after lockdown

Remembrance of things past

Remembrance of things past

I am barricaded at home in Italy to protect my family

I am barricaded at home in Italy to protect my family

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.

Rome names central street after community rabbi

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.

Watch: Hoshana Rabbah prayers at Great Synagogue of Rome

Used Israeli buses sent to Rome don’t meet EU standards

Buses intended to augment Rome's aging fleet require engine upgrades before use.

Used Israeli buses sent to Rome don’t meet EU standards

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.

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

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.

Stolen stumbling stone Holocaust memorials replaced 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.'

Holocaust cobblestone memorials stolen from street in Rome

Pro-Israel Antisemites & Pro-Jewish anti-Israelis

Riccardo Pacific talks about the dynamic political landscape in Europe at the European Jewish Association conference in Brussels

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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.

Report: Labor chief to meet Pope Francis

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.

Rome mayor blocks street dedication for neofascist leader

UNRWA in urgent search for cash at global gathering

Global powers meet in Rome to find solutions to UNRWA's funding crisis.

UNRWA in urgent search for cash at global gathering

'We will redeem Jerusalem, Rome, and India'

Al-Aqsa preacher promises to take revenge on 'heretics,' crush all those who oppose Islam.

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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.

Ryanair launches new flight from Tel Aviv to Rome

'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.

'We've been invaded': Italian mayor slams gov't migrant policyplayer

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.

Mayor of Rome seeks to ban immigantion

Tombstones vandalized in Jewish cemetery in Rome

Dozens of gravestones desecrated at Verano cemetery in Rome, Italy.

Tombstones vandalized in Jewish cemetery in Rome

The horror and hope I saw in Rome

The horror and hope I saw in Rome

Remains of medieval Jews buried in Jewish cemetery

400-year-old Jewish remains receive Jewish burial after excavations disturb them.

Remains of medieval Jews buried in Jewish cemetery

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.

Medieval Jewish cemetery uncovered 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.

Hundreds of runners mark Holocaust in Rome

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.

Rome road race to commemorate the Holocaust

Islam takes over the symbols of Western Christianity

Islam takes over the symbols of Western Christianity

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

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

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.

Rome synagogue security help deliver a baby on Yom Kippur eve

Israel offers help to quake-stricken Italy

Watch: Israel sent condolonces and offered assistance to Italy following the fatal earthquake.

Israel offers help to quake-stricken Italyplayer

Italy grants $29M to complete Jewish museum

Museum under construction for over a decade finally to be finished.

Italy grants $29M to enable completion of national Jewish museum

Italy is capitulating to Islamic autocrats

Italy is capitulating to Islamic autocrats

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

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

'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.

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