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Posts Tagged: Italy

November 10, 2017 3:35 pm
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Italian Talmud

The Talmud is the most defining text of Judaism as it is today -- in a way, even more so than the Bible, even though...

May 8, 2017 11:33 am
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Trump Tells Major Israeli Paper: I’m Looking Forward to ‘Wonderful and Productive’ Trip to Jewish State

US President Donald Trump told a major Israeli newspaper this weekend he was looking forward to a “wonderful and productive” trip to the Jewish state...

April 26, 2017 11:10 am
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Planning Said to Be Underway for Trump Visit to Israel in Late May as Jewish State Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Jerusalem Reunification

US President Donald Trump -- joined by a number of other top officials in his administration -- might visit the Jewish state next month, Israeli...

December 9, 2016 4:10 pm
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Students at Ten Italian High Schools List Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ Among Favorite Books

Students at ten Italian high schools included Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s autobiography Mein Kampf in recently-compiled lists of their top ten favorite books, The Local...

August 21, 2016 1:01 pm
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PR Staffer at Italy’s Islamic University Calls for ‘Final Solution for Zionists’

A senior staff member at Italy’s first Islamic university recently called for a new “final solution” for Zionists, the UK's Jewish Chronicle reported on Sunday. According to...

May 30, 2016 6:53 pm
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Universities, Academics in Italy, Scotland, Canada and US Pushing Back Against BDS Movement

In response to widespread efforts to isolate Israel spearheaded by the international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, a number of universities around the world...

January 27, 2016 3:12 pm
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Italian Newspaper Distributes Kippot on Holocaust Remembrance Day in Show of Solidarity With European Jews

An Italian newspaper distributed white yarmulkes with its daily edition on Wednesday as a show of solidarity with Jewish communities in Europe on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. "We intended it as...

January 25, 2016 12:56 pm
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The West Must Curb Tehran’s Mideast Ambitions, Says Israeli Ambassador to Italy as Iranian President Lands in Rome

The West must "impose limits and bars" on Iran's regional ambitions to help stabilize the Middle East, Israel's ambassador to Italy said, as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived...

November 13, 2015 2:48 pm
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Italy Increases Security Around Jewish, Israeli Sites After Milan Stabbing of Orthodox Israeli Near Kosher Pizza Place

Italy has bumped up security at Jewish sites in Milan after an Orthodox man was stabbed multiple times near a kosher restaurant in the city on Thursday, Israeli Army...

May 11, 2015 2:57 pm
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The Jewish Connection to Lampedusa

Lampedusa, a tiny island off the coast of Sicily, has been in the news in Europe lately. This is where the boats land that are...

March 26, 2015 5:10 pm
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Israeli Flag in Milan Defaced With Red Paint Simulating Blood

An Israeli flag displayed at the entrance to the "Expo 2015" convention, in Milan, was vandalized by unknown culprits who sprayed it with red paint...

May 9, 2014 9:53 am
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Iran Oil Minister Says Country Accepts No Restriction on Crude Exports

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh on Thursday said that the Islamic Republic would not accept any restrictions on its export of crude oil under...

January 31, 2014 12:14 pm
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In Italy, Where Jews Once Were Silent, they Now Flock to Celebrate

JNS.org - I remember it well. I was a young girl, about 11 or 12 years old. It was a transitional time that some...

August 25, 2013 12:31 pm
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U.S. General Dempsey, Defense Chiefs From 10 Countries Meet in Amman to Discuss Syria Strategy

Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey and General Lloyd J. Austin III, commander of U.S. Central Command, are currently leading a three-day...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Paul McCartney Wins Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

JNS.org - Famed singer-songwriter and former Beatles bass guitarist Paul McCartney was announced as one of this year’s nine recipients of...

Features

Ebay: Israelis Are World’s Second-Largest Online Shoppers

JNS.org - Israel was the world’s second-largest online commerce consumer per capita in 2017 -- second only to China -- according to e-commerce giant eBay. Israelis bought products...

Couples Who Save Lives Together Form Lasting Bonds

JNS.org - While matchmaking is not something often considered a priority in the world of emergency medical services, a good number...

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations'...

World

Polish Jews Reel From Wave of Antisemitism Following Furor Over Country’s...

Poland’s Jews are reeling from a wave of antisemitism as a furious controversy intensifies over Poland’s role in the murder...

Israel

Israeli General Dismisses Iran’s Claim Jewish State’s Invincibility Is ...

A retired IDF general dismissed Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s claim on Sunday that the downing of an Israeli...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Push for UN Action Against Iran on Missiles

Saudi Arabia on Sunday welcomed a draft United Nations resolution offered by Britain, the United States and France that would condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic missiles from...

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