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ITALICS ‘Italian Jews will follow rules’

By Ansa staff

Italian Jews said Monday they would obey a ban on religious gatherings apart from funerals saying that “lives come first” amid the coronavirus emergency.

The head of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI), Noemi Di Segni, …

ITALICS Coronavirus in Milan: Life in a northern ghost town

italicsBy Cnaan Liphshiz*

From his home in Italy’s wealthiest city, Rabbi Moshe Lazar can see deserted streets and squares that were bustling with life only two weeks ago.

“Public life is standing still,” he said on Monday. “No one goes …