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Posts Tagged: France 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...

December 28, 2015 11:05 am
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France Unveils Archive Naming Nazi Collaborators Who Rounded Up Jews During Holocaust

Hidden details of France’s collaboration in the wartime Holocaust when tens of thousands of Jews were deported to their deaths are today publicly available for...

December 24, 2015 10:47 am
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Record Number of French Jews Immigrated to Israel in 2015

A record number of French Jews moved to Israel this year, an immigration official said on Thursday, citing antisemitic violence and economic insecurity in the...

Culture

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

De Anza College Student Government Passes BDS Resolution in Effort to Keep ...

The student government at a Cupertino, California college passed a resolution last week demanding the school divest from companies profiting...

Israel

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy —...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve...

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