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Posts Tagged: France Jews

March 12, 2018 10:16 am

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel

JNS.org - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Study: Latest Palestinian Textbooks Show Increased Indoctrination to Jihad and Martyrdom

JNS.org - In July 2017, the Palestinian Authority (PA) schoolbooks for the...

Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State

JNS.org - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers

JNS.org - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...


Palestinian Authority President Abbas Calls US Ambassador to Israel Friedma...

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday criticized US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for his support of Israeli...

Middle East

On Eve of Trump-Saudi Meeting, Riyadh Calls Iran Nuclear Deal Flawed

Saudi Arabia called the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers a "flawed agreement" on Monday, on the eve of a meeting between the Saudi crown prince and US President Donald Trump who...