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Posts Tagged: Italy

August 21, 2016 1:01 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In Italy, Where Jews Once Were Silent, they Now Flock to Celebrate - 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

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

Italy Looks to Israel to Build ‘Start-Up Nation’ - 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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


American Citizen Sentenced to 18 Years in Iranian Prison for Collaborating ...

A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with...


Intense Anti-Abbas Clashes Reported Near Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin

Intense clashes erupted in three refugee camps Tuesday night between Palestinian youths and Palestinian Authority security forces, after a protest over the recent expulsion from the Fatah party of a...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...