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Italy

Italian Jews launch crowdfunding campaign to save centuries-old books

The book collection of the Italian Rabbinical School are in desperate need of restoration. The Union of Italian Jewish Communities has launched a crowdfunding to restore its collection of over 8,000 centuries-old Jewish books.

Italy seizes combat-ready missiles and Nazi memorabilia in raid on far-right

Anti-terrorism police in northern Italy have seized an air-to-air missile and other sophisticated weapons during raids on far-right extremist groups.

European Jewish choir festival held in Italy

Over 230 choir members and musicians gathered in the Italian city of Ferrara for the seventh edition of the European Jewish Choir Festival.

Jewish wedding celebrated in 1,500 year-old synagogue in Calabria

A Jewish wedding was celebrated in the Calabria region in Southern Italy, at the site of a 1500-year-old synagogue.

Holocaust memorial vandalised in Rome

A sticker with an inscription in German stating: "The murderer always returns to the scene of the crime" was attached to a Holocaust memorial cobblestone.

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote

Fascist symbols, rhetoric and salutes have made their way out of the hooligan sections of football stadiums and into Italian streets in the run-up to the European elections.

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