Inge Feltrinelli, who died last week at age 87, survived Nazi Germany, married a communist-leaning tycoon and championed the likes of Amos Oz and Mahmoud Darwish at her groundbreaking publishing house in Milan
Anna Momigliano is a writer based in Italy. She edits a magazine called "Studio" and has authored two books about Israel and Syria.
It’s the first time an Italian institution is taking responsibility for the Racial Laws, as Italy still lags behind countries like Germany and France in admitting its role in the Holocaust
Official Jewish organizations are suddenly finding their voice and speaking out about the new government’s anti-immigrant policies and racist rhetoric, concerned that the political climate could empower anti-Semites
The Mediterranean island has steadily been a french territory since 1769, but that didn't stop the American president from including it in Italy's borders
Norbert Hofer, running for Austria's president, has tried to garner Jewish votes but is known to believe in Nazism-tainted pan-Germanism. Should he win next week, the revival of the capital's Jewish community may be at risk and Europe's xenophobic elements could benefit.
In Italy, the former Roxy Music star demanded that a song of his be pulled, even though Batsheva had danced to it in the past.
How did Jewish food become so trendy in a country where 20 percent of citizens reportedly harbor some hostility toward Jews?
Dozens of healthy young Jews were hospitalized with the fictitious 'K syndrome' in isolated ward to protect them from Nazis.
Why has it taken almost a decade for the law to (almost) reach the law books in Rome? While Jewish community leaders hail the belated move, some historians question its value.
Italian school's trip to Mauthausen under investigation for discrimination; Jewish leader: Episode could serve as key lesson about Holocaust where 'disabled people were also persecuted.'
New Church document urges viewing intermarriage as an opportunity for cross-faith dialogue rather than for converting non-Catholic spouses.
Ambitious project, possibly first of its kind headed by a woman, will present initial completed volume on April 5 at ceremony hosted by the country’s president.
An increase in right-wing extremism in Italy – and across Europe – has infiltrated soccer stadiums, where rowdy fans chant racist slogans and make Fascist signs.
Chief rabbi hopes Francis will deliver to a broader audience the gist of a recent Vatican document that says Catholics should not actively seek to convert Jews and should work with them against anti-Semitism.
Ally of former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi and possible right-wing candidate for Milan mayor says only Italian should be used for sermons in mosques, synagogues.
Authorities increase patrols in Jewish areas after Israeli man stabbed in possible anti-Semitic attack in northern Italian city.
First wheel of kosher Parmigiano-Reggiano feted at Milan Expo. Producers aim to export the cheese to Israel and the United States.
Jews in Italy, many having been refugees themselves, feel a moral obligation to help the arriving migrants. But some are apprehensive that the influx will bring more anti-Semitism.
This week’s debut at the prestigious festival of a Jewish-directed mockumentary may presage a desire in Europe’s entertainment industry to address anti-Semitism.
Governments are striving to eliminate safe havens, ensuring that every country has similar standards.
Of the 130 national flags fluttering on a main boulevard in the Italian metropolis only Israel's has been repeatedly vandalized.
A recent poll challenges claims of a surge in anti-Jewish sentiment on the continent, but the numbers aren't the only story.
Young rabbis educated abroad, with a stricter and less worldly approach, are replacing the old guard epitomized by Rome's powerful Rabbi Toaff, who passed away last week.
Meeting celebrating 50 years of Jewish-Catholic relations is first time that a Conference of European Rabbis delegation is received at Vatican.
Parmigiano-Reggiano is produced to ancient food guidelines, and the kosher version is aimed at U.S. and Israeli markets.
Almost two-thirds of Italy's Jews feel that anti-Semitism is on the rise, according to a new poll. But local scholars say such 'excessive alarmism' is unjustified.
‘Rather than accusing them of cruelty, I would accuse the Germans of these days of selfishness, of being indifferent and intentionally ignorant.’
With jihadists taking advantage of free movement within Europe, border policy under Europe's Schengen treaty may need to change, critics charge.
Vatican declares state of alert but denies Italian media reports of alleged ISIS threats; meanwhile, police presence strengthened in Rome's Jewish quarter.
In some Jewish communities on the continent, Hanukkah has become a highly visible, joyous festival, but in others it remains a private family affair.