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Posts Tagged: France Jewish

November 14, 2015 10:29 pm

Paris Synagogues Shuttered, Security Boosted Amid Fear of Follow-Up Attacks on Jewish Sites

Members of France's Jewish community expressed fear that Jewish sites may be next on the hit list of Islamist terrorists, some of whom may still...

July 26, 2013 1:24 pm

French and Israeli Scientists Use Stem Cells to Study Schizophrenia

Thanks to a simple human hair, French and Israeli scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding schizophrenia. French researchers at INSERM (the French equivalent of...

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...

May 17, 2012 10:39 am

New French Ministerial Appointees Rich in Jewish Heritage

Pierre Moscovici has been named France's new Finance Minister in President Francois Hollande's newly formed government, and Laurent Fabius has been named the country's new...

March 20, 2012 11:37 am

French Authorities Launch Manhunt for Killer of 4 at Jewish School (VIDEO)

Following Monday's brutal attack at a Jewish school in Southern France, in which 4 people were killed and two were critically injured, new details are...


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...