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Posts Tagged: France Jews

April 24, 2017 7:41 pm
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Jewish Leaders Alarmed as Marine Le Pen Advances in French Presidential Election

JNS.org - Jewish leaders inside and outside France expressed alarm after far-right populist Marine Le Pen’s strong showing in the first round of the French presidential...

April 12, 2017 3:37 pm
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Israel Slams Far-Right Leader Marine Le Pen for Denying French Responsibility in Holocaust Roundup

JNS.org - The Israeli government has condemned French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen for comments absolving France of responsibility for the roundup of thousands of Jews...

March 10, 2017 7:52 am
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Antisemitism and Aliyah

Many people argue that antisemitism in Europe and other parts of the world should not make Jews instinctively flee to Israel. But it is high time for Diaspora Jews...

February 12, 2017 12:43 pm
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France’s Marine Le Pen Says if Elected, She Will Ban Dual Citizenship, Including Among Those With Israeli Passports

JNS.org - In an interview with France 2 TV Thursday, France's far-right National Front party leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said that if elected,...

December 9, 2016 3:08 am
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France: A Civilization Threatened Again?

Standing on the quiet cliffs overlooking the beaches of Normandy, it is hard to believe that 72 years ago, young heroic Allied soldiers disembarked their...

July 15, 2016 10:24 am
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Nice Jewish Community to Hold Regular Shabbat Programs in Solidarity, Defiance After Terrorist Attack

Nice’s Jewish community will hold Shabbat activities in a spirit of solidarity and defiance after a terrorist killed scores of people in the city in southern France. A...

May 31, 2016 9:39 am
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Rising Antisemitism in Paris Suburbs Forces Jews to Move Elsewhere in Country or Immigrate to Israel

Jews who have lived peacefully in the suburbs of Paris are now having to move to other parts of the country or head for Israel...

May 17, 2016 6:56 am
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The French Initiative Is Pushing an Agenda Down Israel’s Throat

Imagine this news story: Last week, Israel convened representatives of 20 countries from across the world for an international conference to discuss what to do about...

May 12, 2016 9:47 am
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New Comedic Film About Jews Being ‘Everywhere’ Pokes Fun at Antisemitism in France

Actress Charlotte Gainsbourg is to star in a provocative new comedy which parodies deep-rooted antisemitism in France, its director said Thursday. The Jews -- titled "They...

April 13, 2016 3:27 pm
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BBC Passover Documentary to Highlight Plight of French Jews Amid Rising Antisemitism

A BBC documentary scheduled to air during Passover will explore the plight of French Jewry. The program, Never Again: Fear and Faith in Paris, will examine  “the decision of 8,000...

February 4, 2016 6:18 am
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France: An Antisemitic Hell for Jews

In France, it is not just antisemitism from Muslim North Africans and Arabs from the Middle East that is ‎haunting the Jewish community. In a...

January 22, 2016 4:52 am
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Fig Leaves Won’t Protect French Jews

When a teenager claiming to act for Islamic State attacked a Jewish teacher with a machete in Marseille ‎on January 11, Zvi Ammar, president of...

January 21, 2016 7:36 am
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Dressing Jewish in Public — A Call to Arms

With antisemitisim arising in France, England, and in Europe as a whole, Jewish leaders have been debating the removal of the yarmulke (skullcap) in public. This...

January 20, 2016 2:07 am
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How French Jews Should Respond to the Current Crisis

The problem for French Jews is a complex one, involving fear, security, identity, religious freedom of expression, the French policy of secularism, and courage. At...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

Leading US Jewish Groups Laud Trump’s ‘Clear, Forceful’ H...

Leading American Jewish groups were quick to praise President Donald Trump's forthright condemnation of antisemitism during a Holocaust commemoration speech...

Israel

Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged,’ Says Sigmar Gabriel Af...

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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