Culture Fop Fast Cars, Fine Food, and a Visit From Othello: Israel's Italian Renaissance

Things may be tough politically back in Rome, but in Israel, Italians celebrated the past week with Verdi at the opera, Maserati's stylish new import, and a lot of Pecorino cheese.

Last year, Woody Allen wrote a love letter to Italy called “To Rome, With Love,” his latest film to pay homage to a glamorous European city....