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Posts Tagged: France Jewish community

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...

February 24, 2017 11:12 am
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Jewish Brothers Abducted, Attacked With Wood Saw in Paris Suburb

Two French Jewish brothers were briefly abducted and abused by a group of men in a Paris suburb in an incident that ended with the...

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...

Features

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...

World

Well-Known British White Supremacist Reveals His Homosexuality, Jewish Heri...

A well-known British white supremacist revealed in an interview aired by Channel 4 on Tuesday that he was gay and...

Israel

New Report Shows Hezbollah Used Prominent Bank in War-Ravaged DR Congo to F...

Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Shia terrorist group in Lebanon, has been using a bank with close ties to the president of...

Middle East

US ‘Helping Iran Conquer Kirkuk,’ Kurdish Military Official Tel...

A representative of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told an Israeli media outlet on Tuesday that "all our friends have abandoned us" and blamed the...

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