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Hagai Levi’s 40-year journey to ‘Scenes from a Marriage’

A sexy meme of Isaac kissing Chastain’s arm on the red carpet has gone viral, earning more than seven million views.

By LAURI DONAHUE
09/09/2021

How to run a film festival during a pandemic

In sleek motorboats and designer fashions, the stars return in full force to the Venice Film Festival.

By LAURI DONAHUE
05/09/2021

Flying boats may just be the answer to stop Venice sinking into the water

This Swedish tech company hope to provide Venice with emission-free, silent, and harmless waterborne transport at a low cost, preventing further erosion to the city's structure.

Venice deploys flood barrier for first time as storm drives up tide

Some experts worry the flood defense system will be overwhelmed by the rising seas that recent climate-change models have predicted.

By REUTERS
03/10/2020

Amos Gitai film premieres at International Venice Film Festival

This is the seventh time that one of Gitai’s films has taken part in the main competition at Venice, which awards the prestigious Golden Lion prize.

Venice lowers gondola passenger capacity due to weight gain in tourists

"When [the boat] is fully loaded, the hull sinks and water enters. Advancing with over half a ton of meat on board is dangerous,” Roveratto said.

Venice canals clear canals as Italians sit in quarantine

As coronavirus shuts more people into their homes, the canals of Venice have become still and lack their usual boat traffic.

19/03/2020

Italian politician attacked by youths in Venice shouting about Anne Frank

Former member of parliament Arturo Scotto was punched in the face by the youths, even though he's not Jewish.

By RUTH ELLEN GRUBER/JTA
03/01/2020
Campo di Ghetto Novo, Venice, November 15, 2019.

Venice’s ancient ghetto floods as new tides rise

Venice's ancient Jewish neighborhood was flooded on Friday morning, as a new high tide peaked at 154 cm, leaving 70% of the iconic Italian city inundated.

Israeli arrested in Venice after locking teller in currency exchange stand

Unsatisfied with the exchange rate, the man reacted violently, entering the stand, closing the blinds and locking himself inside with the teller.

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