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Italy: Communal prayer becomes prohibited in some areas

Italian Jewish life in danger as result of COVID-19 spread, following new government ban on gatherings in some areas, including religious.

Italy: Communal prayer becomes prohibited in some areas

Venice floods: Italian city hit by highest tide in 50 years

Parts of the Italian city of Venice have been left under water

Venice floods: Italian city hit by highest tide in 50 years

Watch: Panic ensues as huge cruise ship rams into Venice dock

The MSC Opera crashes into a dock by a Venice canal, ramming a tourist boat docked there. Renewed calls in Venice to ban cruise ships.

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Israeli film wins prize at Venice Film Festival

Controversial film 'Foxtrot' wins Silver Lion award at prestigious film festival. Culture Minister calls film 'anti-Israel.'

Israeli film wins prize at Venice Film Festival

BDS tailwind

Culture Minister slams film misrepresenting IDF, says Israel should not fund films which aid its enemies.

BDS tailwind

'Anyone who shouts Allahu Akbar will be shot'

Venice mayor promises: 'We'll send them directly to Allah; if someone runs in St. Mark's Square screaming 'Allahu Akbar' we'll shoot him'

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Watch: Inside the sukkah of the Venice ghetto

The director of the Museum of Italian Jewish Art takes us on a tour of the sukkah of the first ghetto in the world.

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Venice welcomes back Shylock

New version of Shakespeare’s controversial play marks the 500th anniversary of the imposition of the Venetian Ghetto.

Venice welcomes back Shylock in marking its Jewish history

Captain Ill, El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing

First-captain suddenly falls sick in mid-flight, plane makes emergency landing in Croatia. Doctor passenger helps treat pilot.

Drama in the Skies: Captain Falls Ill, Forcing Emergency Landing

Chief Rabbis to Europe: Investigate Anti-Semitism

Israel's chief rabbis send letter to the President of the European Council, urge him to work to stop anti-Semitism.

Israel's Chief Rabbis to Europe: Investigate Anti-Semitism