Burlusconi is and has always been a friend and supporter of Israel and Jews. It's the Vatican who is still hiding and hoarding ancient relics that were stolen from Jerusalem in their basement. They've refused attempts by Israel to return them. I'll take Berlusconi's un-funny jokes than the theives and protectors of pedophiles anyday.
UN agency warns school may be delayed for Palestinian refugees due to lack of funding (AP)
from the article: Berlusconi's Jewish joke draws rebuke from Vatican