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Posts Tagged: France anti-Semitism

April 3, 2018 2:15 pm
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French Jews Spend Another Passover Under Antisemitism’s Shadow

JNS.org - This year, as last, the Jewish community in France will spend Passover in the shadow of the brutal murder of a vulnerable, elderly Jewish...

March 12, 2018 10:16 am
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‘Céline’ Redux? France’s Publishing Problem

JNS.org - Mention the name “Celine” to most people in the United States -- or Europe, for that matter -- and they will think you’re talking about the long-serving Canadian...

February 19, 2018 9:06 am
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No Hate of Halimi? The French Won’t See Antisemitism for What It Is

JNS.org - Flush from his victory over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the French elections last July, President Emmanuel Macron decided to address head-on the...

September 4, 2017 2:12 pm
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Why Did France Turn a Blind Eye to the Murder of Sarah Halimi?

Five months ago, on April 4, a 65-year-old Orthodox Jewish woman named Lucette Attal-Halimi and known by her Hebrew name -- Sarah Halimi -- was attacked in the middle of...

July 28, 2017 2:24 pm
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Sarah Halimi, Sisyphus and the Denial of Antisemitic Violence

JNS.org -- It took too long for the French people to recognize the Jewish victim of a brutal April 4 murder by name. After weeks...

July 8, 2015 3:48 pm
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A Visit to the Jews of Cannes

I spent this past weekend on an annual family vacation to the South of France. As I have written before, Cannes is one of the most...

June 18, 2015 12:48 pm
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French Rejection of Tel Aviv Students Echoes 1942 Benzion Netanyahu Episode

  JNS.org - The world-famous Louvre art museum stands accused of discriminating against Israeli students, after being exposed by some clever amateur investigative journalism that echoes a...

May 20, 2015 12:30 pm
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Record Number of French Jews to Visit Israel With Taglit-Birthright Israel

A historic number of young French Jewish adults will be arriving in Israel this summer with the Taglit-Birthright Israel program. The educational organization will bring...

April 23, 2015 9:53 am
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In France, Finding Ways to Combat Radical Islam

On a street in Paris's popular 6th Arrondissement, men in camouflage wielding Famas assault rifles patiently stand guard throughout the day. It is an unexpected...

January 18, 2015 6:48 pm
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The Steps Ahead After France Are Not Easy

It was a Kumbaya moment in the Lincoln Square Synagogue as leaders addressed the latest outrages in France at a memorial service. The speakers declared...

January 1, 2015 1:42 pm
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Jewish Immigration to Israel Reaches 10 Year High in 2014

JNS.org - Jewish immigration to Israel reached a 10-year high in 2014 with the arrival of 26,500 new immigrants. According to year-end figures from The...

December 15, 2014 8:13 am
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Ominous Clouds Over French Jewry

JNS.org - It's an article that's more than 10 years old now, but I still maintain that anyone who wants to get an insight...

December 10, 2014 3:46 pm
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French Police Make 5 New Arrests in Brussels Jewish Museum Shooting

JNS.org - The French police made five new arrests related to the shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels this past May. Four people,...

November 15, 2014 10:00 am
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French-Jewish Umbrella: Recognizing ‘Palestine’ May Stoke Anti-Semitism

JNS.org - CRIF, the umbrella group representing France's Jewish community, issued a statement suggesting that the French government's upcoming vote on Palestinian statehood would...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Miss Israel and Miss Iraq Share Message of Peace at AJC Global Forum

Miss Israel Adar Gendelsman and Miss Iraq Sarah Idan together gave a speech about...

Features

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

Toward a Judaism of Resistance

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong. -- Joel 4:10 My first...

‘Fauda’ Creators Talk BDS, Critics, and Whether There Will Ever Be Peace

When Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff pitched their TV series about an undercover...

World

South Korea, US to Announce Suspension of Major Military Drills This Week

South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of "large-scale" military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to...

Israel

Israel Launches More Air Strikes Against Incendiary-Balloon Launchers in Ga...

The Israeli military on Sunday continued its effort to thwart ongoing cross-border kite bomb and incendiary balloon attacks being conducted...

Middle East

Turkey Says Its Airstrikes Kill 26 Kurdish Militants in Northern Iraq

The Turkish military said on Friday airstrikes its forces carried out killed 26 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq's Qandil mountain region on June 12, the state-run news...

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