'Aliyah Is an Insurance Policy' for Jews in Rome

Despite the fact that the veteran Jewish community of Rome seems to be thriving, its president believes that, due to growing Muslim fundamentalism, the rise of radical political party and economic slowdown, people should consider packing their bags for Israel.

ROME - As local landmarks go, the Great Synagogue of Rome, completed in 1904, is not a particularly ancient building. But littered throughout its prayer and...