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Posts Tagged: France Jewish community

July 18, 2016 9:50 am
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French Jewish Woman Injured in Nice Attack Dies, Sister Still in Critical Condition

A Jewish woman who was badly injured in Nice on Thursday night when an armed truck driver plowed into a crowd has reportedly died of...

April 28, 2016 10:18 am
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Marseille Synagogue to Become Mosque as More Jews Leave French City

A Marseille synagogue will be converted into a mosque as the Jewish population in the southern French city continues to dwindle, Newsweek reported on Wednesday. The Muslim...

February 26, 2016 4:57 am
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Remembering Ilan Halimi, 10 Years Later: Jewish Lives Matter

JNS.org - In his preface to a recent publication from Fathom, a British magazine covering the Middle East, British lawyer and antisemitism expert Anthony Julius — always...

December 2, 2015 8:13 am
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Hanukkah in Paris: A Time to Celebrate Life, Express Unity and Be Proud

JNS.org - What do Jan. 7 and 9, 2016, mean to you? Unless these dates have some personal significance to we who live in the relative security...

January 12, 2015 10:52 am
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Amid Attacks, Christian-Jewish Aid Group Exploring Ways to Help French Jews Make Aliyah

JNS.org - In the wake of Islamist terror attacks that killed a combined 16 people at the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine and a kosher supermarket...

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...

August 12, 2014 10:18 pm
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Jewish Group Calls on French Interior Minister to Rename ‘Death to the Jews’ Town

Jewish human rights group the Simon Wiesenthal Center demanded on Monday that a French village officially called 'La Mort Aux Juids' ('Death to the Jews')...

July 22, 2014 7:30 am
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French Online Platforms Overflow With Hate Over Israeli Operation in Gaza

Yahoo/AFP - The deadly Israeli offensive in Gaza has let loose an unprecedented wave of hate on media websites and social networks in France that...

July 17, 2014 10:43 am
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Hundreds of French Jewish Immigrants Arrive in Israel

Two special flights arrived at Israel's Ben Gurion airport on Wednesday, carrying 430 French Jewish immigrants leaving Paris and its suburbs. The flights, organized by the...

May 30, 2014 7:02 pm
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EXCLUSIVE: ‘We are Not Afraid’ Says Mother of Jewish Brothers Brutally Beaten Outside Paris Synagogue

The mother of two Jewish brothers, who are recovering after being severely beaten on Saturday night outside of a Paris synagogue, told The Algemeiner on Thursday...

April 14, 2014 7:02 pm
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BBC Report: French Jews Are ‘Afraid to be Jewish’ (VIDEO)

An increasing number of French Jews are moving to Israel because they are "afraid to be Jewish" in France, BBC News reported. "It's not just the...

February 20, 2013 10:54 am
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French Jewish Leader: “The Number of Anti-Semitic Acts Has Exploded”

France saw an increase of 58 percent in anti-Semitic incidents in 2012 compared to the previous year, according to a report released Tuesday by the...

Culture

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Report: Donald Trump to Name Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told NBC News on Saturday. The 64-year-old veteran oil...

Israel

Facing Evacuation, Amona Settlers Plan Resistance Campaign

Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance,...

Middle East

At Least 13 Said Dead, 38 Injured in Twin Blasts Outside Istanbul Soccer St...

At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in central Istanbul, according...

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