ROME (JTA) – Hundreds of people took part in a counter-demonstration in central Milan to protest an ultra-rightwing rally held in another downtown location. The two demonstrations Saturday took place about two miles apart, and no incidents were reported. Local media said the counter-demonstrators greatly outnumbered those at the far-right rally organized by the Forza Nuova movement….
(JTA) – Italian police killed the main suspect in a terrorist attack that killed 12 people in Berlin, including an Israeli tourist. Police stopped the suspect, 24-year-old Anis Amri of Tunisia, for a random inspection in a Milan suburb in the early hours of Friday morning, Reuters reported. He took out a pistol and opened…
A Jewish man was stabbed multiple times outside a kosher pizzeria in Italy, in what the World Jewish Congress said is believed to have been a targeted attack.
A ‘living billboard’ of grains represents Israel at the soon-to-open World’s Fair in Milan. Is the throwback to its agrarian past a good way to brand the start-up nation?
For the second time in less than a month, right-wing extremists from around Europe met in Milan.
A far-right rally and concert went ahead in Milan despite protests by the Milan Jewish community and other groups.
(JTA) — Since the 1980s the Italian Jewish actor Moni Ovadia has garnered a popular following with stage productions and cabaret acts largely based on Yiddish, klezmer music and Jewish jokes and legends.
Italian actor Moni Ovadia resigned from the Milan Jewish community with accusations that it is a “propaganda office” of the Israeli government.
Chabad in Milan is preparing to launch what is said to be the first kosher soup kitchen in Italy.
Krakow’s Progressive Jewish community has received its first Torah scroll, which was donated by a sister community in Milano.