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Posts Tagged: France Jewish community

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...

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...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Iran Pressures Europe to Speed Up Plans to Save Nuclear Deal

Major powers and Iran agreed on Friday to move quickly to offset the US pullout from its nuclear deal and Washington's renewed sanctions, with Tehran pressuring Europe to come up with a...

Israel

Amid Rising Tensions With Turkey, Israeli Politicians Push for Recognition ...

Amid rising tensions with Turkey this week, Israeli leaders have increased calls for the Jewish state to formally recognize the...

Middle East

Reports: Strike on Central Syrian Military Airport Was Likely an Israeli Op...

An overnight strike on a military airport near the central Syrian city of Homs was likely an Israeli operation targeting...

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