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Posts Tagged: Italy

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...

July 2, 2013 7:00 pm
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Italy Looks to Israel to Build ‘Start-Up Nation’

JNS.org - Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta, making his first trip outside Europe since taking office in April, expressed admiration for Israel's culture of...

August 8, 2012 7:29 pm
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Offensive Wine Bottles With Hitler Image Surface In Italy

American lawyer Michael Hirsch was flabbergasted when he discovered a local supermarket stocking wine bottles portraying images of Adolf Hitler on the labels, while visiting northern...

January 29, 2012 4:31 pm
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Jewish Art: From Venice with Soul

This past summer I had the pleasure of meeting David Ariel De Guglielmi in his charming gallery in the Jewish ghetto in Venice, Italy. Batsheva...

November 29, 2011 2:49 pm
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EU’S Democratic Deficit

The crisis of the euro, the common currency of 17 European Union members, continues unabated. Because of massive, sustained budget deficits by several eurozone countries,...

Features

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

World

British-Jewish Student Leader Co-Sponsors Motion to Sever Ties With UK̵...

British-Jewish students are "fed up with taking a soft approach” to the head of the country’s largest student union -- who is embroiled...

Middle East

Shell to Sign Initial Oil, Gas Deals With Tehran, Iranian Official Says

Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil...

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