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  • Security boosted at Milan Jewish sites after stabbing

    November 13, 2015 | 10:47 am

    Italy boosted security at Jewish sites in Milan on Friday after an Israeli Jew was knifed in the city, police said.

    Nathan Graff was stabbed in the back and face on Thursday evening by an unknown assailant near a Jewish school in Italy's financial capital, police said. They added...

  • Stars of David ripped from Jewish tombstones in Milan

    April 15, 2013 | 9:53 am

    More than a dozen tombstones at the Jewish section of Milan's main cemetery were vandalized.

    Vandals over the weekend tore off Stars of David decorating some 13 tombstones. Police in the northern Italian city are investigating.

    The Milan Jewish community spokesman said it was...

  • Milan’s Jews condemn meeting of right-wing movements

    July 6, 2012 | 10:33 am

    Milan’s Jewish community has condemned a meeting of European extreme right-wing movements due to be held at a Milan hotel Friday and Saturday.

    In a statement, the Milan Jewish community expressed “alarm” at the meeting, which is to include representatives of Hungary’s Jobbik...

  • Suspected plotter of attack on Milan synagogue is arrested

    March 15, 2012 | 10:17 am

    Police in northern Italy have arrested a Morocco-born man suspected of planning terrorist attacks on the Milan synagogue and other targets.

    Mohamed Jarmoune, 20, who has lived in Italy since childhood, was arrested early Thursday in the province of Brescia, according to Italian news...

  • Milan pro-Israel event to be held despite protests

    June 7, 2011 | 12:22 pm

    A 10-day exhibition celebrating Israel will go ahead as planned in downtown Milan despite protests from pro-Palestinian activists.

    Milan city authorities on Tuesday confirmed that the exhibition, called “Unexpected Israel,” will take place June 12-23 in the piazza outside Milan’s...

  • Israeli designers works on display in Milan

    April 12, 2011 | 10:33 am

    An exhibition showcasing the work of 45 Israeli designers will be featured at the International Furniture Salon trade fair in Milan.

    Called “Promisedesign 2011—New Design from Israel,” the exhibition, which runs through April 17, features more than 65 innovative design projects...

  • Handwriting Is on the Wall in Italy

    By Gaby Wenig

    January 15, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    It's midnight in Milan and we're in a taxi racing through the streets to our hotel. We've just arrived from Los Angeles. We're hazy and tired from a 24-hour trip that should have taken us 15 and from spending too many hours delayed in Heathrow Airport, with nothing to do but sit on...