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Posts Tagged: France Jews

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...

October 29, 2015 6:46 am
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The World Refuses to Recognize the Truth About Anti-Jewish Terrorism

Last Saturday, an Orthodox French rabbi, his 19-year-old son and a friend were stabbed by an Arab man shouting antisemitic slurs and "Allahu akbar" outside...

September 9, 2015 9:36 am
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French PM Says Fight Against Antisemitism ‘Must be Renewed’

France’s Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Tuesday the battle against antisemitism in the country “must be renewed.” “There is this rampant Holocaust denial, hatred of...

July 8, 2015 3:48 pm
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A Visit to the Jews of Cannes

I spent this past weekend on an annual family vacation to the South of France. As I have written before, Cannes is one of the most...

Features

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

World

Trump Formally Introduces James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis as Next Secret...

President-elect Donald Trump formally introduced his pick to lead the Defense Department Tuesday, as he brought his "thank you" tour...

Israel

Israeli Education Minister Says Outpost Bill Paves Way for West Bank Annexa...

JNS.org - Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party, hailed the preliminary passage of a controversial bill to...

Middle East

As Tehran Issues Daily Threats to US Over Sanctions Extension, Iranian Comm...

Alongside daily threats from the Iranian regime to “retaliate” if US President Barack Obama signs a ten-year extension of the Iran...

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