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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...

Features

Artificial Intelligence Shapes the IDF in Ways Never Imagined

JNS.org - In pop culture and science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is often portrayed as a threat to humanity. But in...

Wisconsin Is the Latest State to Introduce Anti-BDS Legislation

JNS.org - Last week, two Republican state lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced legislation to prohibit businesses from engaging in boycotts of Israel...

School Exchange Program Fosters Israel-Diaspora Bonds

JNS.org - When two little girls got the chance to read a book together -- across a gap of more than...

World

Austrian University Students Overwhelmingly Condemn BDS Movement as ‘...

The Austrian National Union of Students on Friday condemned the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement against Israel as antisemitic, and...

Israel

Newly-Discovered Portions of Western Wall and Roman Theater Unveiled in Jer...

JNS.org - Large-scale excavations conducted in the Old City of Jerusalem for the past two years have revealed massive portions of...

Middle East

Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Strike on Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery Shows Israel Wil...

The Israeli strike on Monday targeting an anti-aircraft missile battery in Syria was an “important” event that sent a message...

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