NEWS FROM COMMUNITIES

Italy

Run for Memory 2023 takes place in Milano

On January 29 and for the sixth time the Union of Italian Jewish Communities organised a race in Milan to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

Italy appoints National Coordinator for the fight against Antisemitism

Italian Prime Minister appoints Prefect Giuseppe Pecoraro as National coordinator for the fight against antisemitism.

24 people charged for harassing Italian Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre

24 people have been charged by the Italian police for antisemitic online attacks against Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre on international Holocaust Memorial Day.

Agreement between UCEI and the Ministry of Education to combat antisemitism at schools

The Italian Minister for Education Merit Giuseppe Valditara signed a protocol of intent with UCEI (Union of Italian Jewish Communities) to cooperate and promote initiatives in Italian schools to combat antisemitism.

Italian Senate voted bill to help fund school “Memory Trips” to former Nazi death camps

The Italian Senate approved a fast track for a bill to help make it easier for schools to set up 'Memory Trips' to former Nazi death camps and teach students more about deportations of Italy's Jews.

Libyan Jews whose graves were bulldozed under Gaddafi are remembered in Rome

Names of 1,800 deceased memorialized on series of marble plaques in Italian Jewish cemetery after former North African dictator destroyed nearly all Jewish grave sites.

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