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Italy

Liliana Segre blasts vaccine-Shoah comparisons

Italian Holocaust survivor and Senator-for-life Liliana Segre has blasted people making comparisons between COVID-19 vaccinations to the persecution of Jews by the Nazis.

Italian soldiers protecting Jewish institutions pay a visit to Rome synagogue

A project has been launched inviting Italian soldiers who guard Jewish institutions to visit the Jewish Museum and the synagogue of Rome.

Synagogue and Jewish Museum of Florence to reopen to the public

The Great Synagogue of Florence and the city's Jewish Museum and will be open to the public again on 17 June, 122 days after the closure imposed by the health emergency.

Italian police arrest neo-Nazi group that called for anti-Jewish attacks

Italian police have dismantled a neo-Nazi group that allegedly spread antisemitic and racist propaganda on social media, police said.

Italian Jews mobilise in support of “Little Eitan”

The Italian Jewish community is mobilising in support of Eitan Biran, an Israeli boy who is the sole survivor of the Mottalone cable car tragedy.

Italian police seize weapons, Nazi flags from far-right group

Italian police said they found weapons, Nazi flags and pictures of dictator Benito Mussolini in the homes of the members of a white supremacist movement who were trying to build a new fascist party.

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