Matteo Salvini

The Italian political crisis – what to bear in mind in Jerusalem

"...in spite of his support for Israel, many feel uncomfortable with Salvini’s populist, quasi-fascist, anti-immigration, anti-European attitude."

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini looks on during a news conference in Rome, Italy, on June 2
Italian Jewish leaders criticize deputy PM for insulting Roma people

August 2 marks the European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, which commemorates the genocide of half a million Roma people at the hands of the Nazis.

Italian Jewish leader: Community must work with Salvini, nationalists

Matteo Salvini’s Lega party has inveighed against illegal immigration and other minorities, but strongly praised and supported Israel, creating dilemmas for the local Jewish community and Israel.

Netanyahu: Matteo Salvini is ‘great friend of Israel’

“We think UNIFIL has to do a stronger job, tougher job, but ultimately it's the responsibility of the international community."

12/12/2018
Italian Deputy Prime Minister and right-wing League party leader Matteo Salvini attends a news confe
Italian Government Leader Matteo Salvini visits Israel

By LISA PALMIERI-BILLIG , JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
11/12/2018
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