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Posts Tagged: France anti-Semitism

July 8, 2015 3:48 pm

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

French Rejection of Tel Aviv Students Echoes 1942 Benzion Netanyahu Episode - 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

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

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

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

Jewish Immigration to Israel Reaches 10 Year High in 2014 - 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

Ominous Clouds Over French Jewry - 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

French Police Make 5 New Arrests in Brussels Jewish Museum Shooting - 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

French-Jewish Umbrella: Recognizing ‘Palestine’ May Stoke Anti-Semitism - 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

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

France: 2 Teenage Girls Planned to Attack Synagogue - 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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


American Citizen Sentenced to 18 Years in Iranian Prison for Collaborating ...

A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with...


Intense Anti-Abbas Clashes Reported Near Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin

Intense clashes erupted in three refugee camps Tuesday night between Palestinian youths and Palestinian Authority security forces, after a protest over the recent expulsion from the Fatah party of a...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...