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Posts Tagged: France Jews

April 9, 2018 3:14 pm
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Calling President Trump: We Need Our Antisemitism Monitor More Than Ever

Two members of the US House of Representatives sent the below open letter to President Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo. To: Mike Pompeo From: Nita Lowey,...

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...

March 28, 2018 11:12 am
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France Must March for Mireille Knoll, Our Assassinated Grandmother

Mireille Knoll was 85 years old. Born in 1932 in Paris, she owed her life to a miracle, managing to escape the Vel d’Hiv roundup...

March 12, 2018 10:16 am
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‘Céline’ Redux? France’s Publishing Problem

JNS.org - Mention the name “Celine” to most people in the United States -- or Europe, for that matter -- and they will think you’re talking about the long-serving Canadian...

March 9, 2018 1:14 pm
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Macron to Jews: France Will Fight Antisemitism, But Not Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

JNS.org - French President Emmanuel Macron told an audience on Wednesday that he would fight antisemitism online and in the streets of France in order to...

February 19, 2018 9:06 am
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No Hate of Halimi? The French Won’t See Antisemitism for What It Is

JNS.org - Flush from his victory over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the French elections last July, President Emmanuel Macron decided to address head-on the...

January 2, 2018 10:34 am
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France Denies Targeting Jews for Tax Evasion With Secretive Investigative Department

JNS.org - The French government has denied a controversial report regarding a secretive department within the French Finance Ministry that allegedly targets Jews for tax evasion. France’s General...

December 3, 2017 3:43 pm
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France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It was his magnum opus and a glimpse of the direction that music...

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...

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

South Korea Says North Korea Committed to Trump Summit and ‘Complete&...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to "complete" denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and to a planned...

Israel

Israel to Issue Its Own Report on Gaza Riots, Won’t Collaborate With ...

Israel will not collaborate with the United Nations Human Rights Council on an investigation into the recent riots on the...

Middle East

Iran Security Forces to Confront Unrest That Serves US -Judiciary

Iranian security forces will "resolutely confront" unrest that could be exploited by the United States and other enemies, a judiciary spokesman said on Sunday, after a wave of protests over...

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