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Posts Tagged: France Jewish community

July 18, 2016 9:50 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah

JNS.org -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Trump Campaign Manager Admits: ‘We Are Behind,’ Reiterates Camp...

Donald Trump's campaign manager pitched Sunday his new call to "drain the swamp" of Washington, even as she admitted Donald...


Palestinian Authority Releases Four Men Arrested for Attending Sukkot Event...

Four Palestinians arrested late last week for attending a sukkot holiday event in a West Bank settlement were freed on...

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...