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Posts Tagged: France anti-Semitism

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...

September 9, 2014 11:18 pm
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Lawyer: Major Increase in Wealthy French Jews Seeking to Move Assets to U.S., Flee Anti-Semitism in France (INTERVIEW)

An attorney at a top New York law firm representing high-net-worth clients told The Algemeiner on Sunday that he has seen a dramatic increase in...

September 1, 2014 1:04 pm
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France: 2 Teenage Girls Planned to Attack Synagogue

JNS.org - French police arrested two girls aged 15 and 17 last week due to suspicions that they belonged to a group planning to...

August 13, 2014 8:22 pm
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Intifada and Jewish Defence in France

Last month, I attended a Gaza solidarity march of 15,000 marchers through central Paris. Young French-born Muslims burned the Israeli flag, waving posters of the...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Explosion Rocks Major Manhattan Transport Hub, One Suspect in Custody

An explosion rocked New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal, one of the city's busiest commuter hubs, on Monday morning and police said one suspect was injured and in custody, with...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

During Surprise Syria Visit, Putin Orders Pullout of ‘Significant Par...

President Vladimir Putin ordered "a significant part" of Russia's military contingent in Syria to start withdrawing on Monday, saying Moscow...

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