Authorities respond after Auschwitz survivor Liliana Segre, 89, is targeted by daily barrage of racist abuse on social media
Davide Lerner is an Italian journalist. He writes on Europe, the Middle East and Turkey for publications in English and Italian and has worked for AP and AFP. His coverage of the March 2016 terrorist attacks in Brussels earned him a prize from the Italian Higher Chamber of Deputies. He can found on Twitter: @DavideLerner.
New movement organizes marches, daylong ‘hunger strikes’ to protest ‘great injustices’ over how applications are allegedly now being handled by Belgian authorities
Over the past decade, thousands fleeing the Strip tried to seek asylum in Belgium until a new immigration policy slowed down this trend. Haaretz spoke to migrants and experts to understand if this is the end of the Belgian emigration wave
The far-right deputy prime minister's deliberate snub of Italy's Liberation Day is no surprise. Even in Israel, he pointedly refused to condemn Mussolini's WWII fascist regime
Having served as the Palestinians’ ambassador to the UN for over a decade and being floated as a possible successor to Abbas, Nasser al-Qudwa is not your average curator
Netanyahu also calls on UN force in Lebanon – headed by an Italian – to do more to stop Hezbollah aggression ■ At Yad Vashem, Italian Jewish leader calls on Salvini not to underestimate far-right anti-Semitism
Italians slam their deputy premier Matteo Salvini for calling Hezbollah terrorists in Israel: ‘Undermines role as impartial brokers’
Prior to visit, Salvini tells Foreign Press Association that 'the growing anti-Semitism goes together with Islamic extremism, to which no one is paying attention'
Some in Italy's Jewish community say it's alarming that Netanyahu will 'provide Matteo Salvini with a pro-Israel license' ■ Israeli left-wing activists call for a protest to disrupt his visit to Yad Vashem
From Qatar to Iran, none of the countries participating in the MED2018 conference seemed really interested in the Palestinians. Normalization with Israel, on the other hand, was all the rage: ‘It’s a total change in paradigm’
Confusion reigns over stipend for ‘victims of political and racial discrimination’ after report said it was being slashed. But Finance Ministry says it will only take ‘excess’ money from the fund
Marcello Foa, the new head of the country’s public broadcaster, repeated a claim that EU lawmakers for Italy’s Democratic Party were paid by the billionaire Jewish philanthropist
Twenty years after the film’s U.S. release, Marcello Pezzetti recounts how he convinced the Italian filmmaker to make the ending darker and says he thinks Italians still have a lot to learn from the movie
Alessandra Mussolini, an Italian European Parliament member, threatened legal action against posts disrespectful to her grandfather, galvanizing local Jewish community into action
Marcello Foa, a leading voice in Italy's populist movement, says attacks on George Soros are not anti-Semitic, Bannon doesn't understand Europe and international institutions and migration are the real threats
Israel Is Incomparably Stronger Than Hamas – but It Will Never Win: Interview With Hamas Leader in Gaza
Yahya Sinwar tells Italian journalist that Gaza is 'not just poverty. Not just kids with no shoes. Gaza can be like Singapore or Dubai'
Yahya Sinwar says he agreed to give first interview to Israeli newspaper because there's 'a real chance for change.' He warns, however, that current situation guarantees escalation of violence
The legacy of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk faces further erosion as the reelected president ushers in a more conservative and religious state
Days after the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador, Erdogan’s party voted down a bill to ditch all previous agreements with Israel and sever economic ties, which only increased criticism from the opposition
From Google Ads to Prison Calls Turkish Opposition Gets Creative as Erdogan Tightens Grip on Media Ahead of Elections
With most mainstream media under government control, Turkish opposition tries to reach voters in June 24 vote using social media and viral marketing – from posting video calls by an imprisoned presidential candidate to buying ad space on Google
Turkey has more refugees than any other country in the world and has invested a great deal in caring for them. But with elections looming, the government is facing a backlash
After lagging in the jury votes, Netta Barzilai comes back to overtake main rival Cyprus by winning the popular vote ■ Netanyahu calls Barzilai 'Israel's greatest ambassador'
For the 800 Samaritans split between Mount Gerizim in the West Bank and a suburb of Tel Aviv, the younger generation is increasingly being drawn to the Israeli way of life, sparking tensions and fears
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Overshadows Celebrations as Jewish Community Pulls Out of Liberation Day March in Rome
Event has long been blighted by clashes between pro-Palestinian activists and Jewish groups, but authorities hoped for Jewish participation this year on the 80th anniversary of the country’s Racial Laws
Diff'rent Artichokes for Diff'rent Folks? As 'Artichoke War' Intensifies, Rome Jews Fight Israeli Rabbis Over Classic Dish
Israel’s Chief Rabbinate considers Italian-Jewish community’s carciofi alla guidia nonkosher, but Rome Jews say their artichokes are tighter and more compact than the Israeli version, thus preventing insects and worms from infecting them
A ban on imports of carciofi alla giudia into Israel has angered many Jewish Romans. But Milan's Jewish community would rather play by the rules
Tough citizenship laws that make deportations easier are just part of the answer, say experts on Islamic extremism
Left-wing weekly claims that, in the diaries written until a month prior to his death, Italy and PLO had secret non-aggression pact in 1980s
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi tells Haaretz the planned deportation of 40,000 African migrants is of great concern and runs counter to Israel's religious teachings
Italian press reports that security at Rome airport send her back to Amman; says decision was 'not political'