Analysis Bereft of Berlusconi, Italy’s pro-Israel Camp Heads Left

After recent gains by the right in Europe, Jews and other Italian supporters of Israel are changing course and looking favorably on center-left (and pro-Israel) PM Matteo Renzi.

MILAN, Italy – When Matteo Salvini, the secretary of Italy’s anti-immigration party, Northern League, announced his decision to form an alliance at the European Parliament with France’s far-right Front National, no one was surprised: The two parties share the same anti-euro agenda and the same Islamophobic incendiary rhetoric. Yet, after the announcement, Salvini found himself...