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Italy marks 80 years of the Ardeatine massacre with solemn commemorations

The Ardeatine Massacre, on March 24, 1944, saw 335 Italian civilians, including men, women, and children, executed by Nazi forces in Rome's Ardeatine Caves during World War II.

UCEI warns of antisemitic drift in Italian universities

UCEI President Noemi Di Segni called upon the Italian government to ensure the comprehensive implementation of the IHRA definition across all Italian universities.

Noemi Di Segni: “Italy #MeToo march excludes Israeli woman”

The march by the Italian branch of the movement has ignored the brutal attacks against Israeli woman by Hamas.

Italy’s culture minister defends Israeli participation at Venice Biennale

Italian Culture Minister Gennaro Sangiuliano expressed solidarity with Israel in a statement, saying it “not only has the right to express its art but has the duty to bear witness to its people precisely in a moment during which it was struck hard by merciless terrorists.”

UCEI delegation of Italian athletes and sport leaders visited Auschwitz-Birkenau

The Italian Minister for Sport and Youth, the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI) and the Jewish Community of Rome invited Italian athletes and sport leaders to visit the Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau

Noemi Di Segni: “How can we live through a 27th January after October 7th?”

UCEI President Noemi Di Segni spoke at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony at the Quirinale Palace in Rome with the presence of Italian President Sergio Mattarella.

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