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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.

Poussin painting stolen by Nazis found in Italy, returned to French Jewish owner

A painting by French master Nicolas Poussin, stolen by Nazi soldiers from its French Jewish owners in 1944, has been found in Italy and returned to its rightful owners, Italian police said.

Rome food delivery man goes on antisemitic rant, stabs man who protests

A food delivery man in Rome was stabbed after telling a fellow courier to stop an antisemitic rant this weekend.

400-year-old Torah ark fully restored by Vercelli Jewish community

As the latest of a number of Jewish heritage projects coordinated by the Vercelli Jewish community in recent years, a 400-year-old wooden Aron Kodesh (Torah scroll ark) has been fully restored and will be installed in a prominent place in the city's grand synagogue.

Restoration of the Dome of the Synagogue in Trieste is Completed

The restoration of the massive dome of the monumental synagogue in Trieste has been completed, and the refurbished dome makes a newly resplendent addition to the skyline of the city.

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