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Italy

New agreement extends unique eruv of Venice for five years

Through a recent agreement, the eruv of Venice has been renewed for five years, drawing again attention to a unique custom.

Hundreds of Neo-Nazis march in Italy

Hundreds of Neo-Nazis marched together in Milan, Italy.

President Mattarella awards Edith Bruck the honor of Knight of the Grand Cross

President Mattarella awarded writer Edith Bruck the honor of Knight of the Grand Cross

Poste Italiane issues stamp in honour of Settimia Spizzichino

Poste Italiane, Italy's national post service, has issued a commemorative stamp in honour of Roman Holocaust survivor Settimia Spizzichino.

Former President Napolitano donates defamation trial proceeds to Shoah Museum

Former Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has donated the 30.000€ compensation he was awarded on a defamation case against journalist Alessandro Salussi to the Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah in Ferrara (MEIS).

Liliana Segre elected President of Commission against hatred and discrimination

Italian Senator for life Liliana Segre has been unanimously elected as President of the newly-established Extraordinary Commission for combating the phenomena of intolerance, racism, antisemitism and incitement to hatred and violence.

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