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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

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

Israel Dismisses Suggestions It Killed Palestinian in Malaysia

Israel's defense minister said on Sunday a Palestinian scientist shot dead in Malaysia was a rocket expert and "no saint," but dismissed suggestions by Hamas that Israel's Mossad spy agency...

Israel

Israel Hints It Could Hit Iran’s ‘Air Force’ in Syria

Israel released details on Tuesday about an Iranian "air force" deployed in neighboring Syria, including civilian planes suspected of transferring arms, a signal that these could be attacked should tensions...

Middle East

As US, North Korea Plan to Meet, Iran Warns Against Trump Deals

A US push to change the Iran nuclear deal was sending a "very dangerous message" that countries should never negotiate with Washington, Iran's foreign minister warned as US and North Korean leaders prepare...

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