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Posts Tagged: French Jews

September 4, 2017 2:12 pm
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Why Did France Turn a Blind Eye to the Murder of Sarah Halimi?

Five months ago, on April 4, a 65-year-old Orthodox Jewish woman named Lucette Attal-Halimi and known by her Hebrew name -- Sarah Halimi -- was attacked in the middle of...

August 11, 2017 12:33 pm
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French Jews Demand Extradition of Suspects in Deadly 1982 Paris Deli Terror Attack

Thirty-five years after a deadly terrorist attack at a Jewish deli in Paris, French Jews are calling for the three suspects still at large to...

July 28, 2017 2:24 pm
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Sarah Halimi, Sisyphus and the Denial of Antisemitic Violence

JNS.org -- It took too long for the French people to recognize the Jewish victim of a brutal April 4 murder by name. After weeks...

July 17, 2017 10:49 am
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Netanyahu Praises French President for Condemning Antisemitism

JNS.org - At a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the “Vel' d'Hiv” Holocaust-era roundup of French Jews, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded...

July 12, 2017 12:13 pm
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Anti-Israel Groups to Protest Netanyahu’s Attendance at Paris Holocaust Ceremony

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming attendance of a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the “Vel' d'Hiv” Holocaust-era roundup of French Jews is...

June 23, 2017 12:08 pm
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Jewish Students at French University Fail Exams Due to Administration’s Refusal to Make Shabbat Accommodations

Hundreds of France's Jewish students are finding themselves in an impossible situation. In a country where tests are frequently scheduled for Saturdays and administrators are wary of making accommodations...

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 21, 2017 3:02 pm
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French Jewish Leader Says Paris Terror Attack ‘Unfortunately’ Ensures Far-Right Candidate Le Pen Will Advance to Second Round of Presidential Election

Thursday’s terrorist attack in central Paris -- in which one police officer was killed and two others were seriously wounded -- will bolster far-right candidate...

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...

March 2, 2017 7:24 am
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Is Marine Le Pen Really a Friend of the Jews and Israel?

Since becoming the leader of the National Front (NF) party in 2011, Marine Le Pen has presented herself as a staunch ally of Israel and French...

February 24, 2017 11:12 am
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Jewish Brothers Abducted, Attacked With Wood Saw in Paris Suburb

Two French Jewish brothers were briefly abducted and abused by a group of men in a Paris suburb in an incident that ended with the...

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 27, 2016 10:57 am
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Israeli Defense Minister Calls Upcoming Mideast Peace Conference in France New ‘Dreyfus Trial’

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Monday criticized an upcoming Middle East peace conference organized by France, calling it a new "Dreyfus trial" and urged...

September 20, 2016 12:11 am
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Dolls Taken From Young French Jewish Sisters Deported to Auschwitz Given to Holocaust Museum in Paris

Two dolls that were taken from a pair of young French Jewish sisters in 1944 as they were deported to Auschwitz from where they never...

Features

Experts Say Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Will Persist, Despite US Moves

JNS.org - Iran is unlikely to halt its drive toward nuclear weapons and ballistic...

New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO

JNS.org - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization...

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

World

In Upcoming Book, Controversial Rutgers Professor Accuses Israel of Sparing...

A professor with a history of supporting terrorism against Israelis is publishing a new book accusing the Jewish state of...

Israel

Israel Condemns ‘Severe Terrorist Attack’ That Killed 16 Egyptian Polic...

JNS.org - Israel condemned on Saturday night a terror attack in Egypt’s Giza province that killed at least 16 Egyptian policemen, in...

Middle East

Senior Hamas Officials Visit Iran on Mission to Improve Relations

JNS.org - A delegation of senior Hamas officials arrived in Iran Friday on a mission to improve ties between the Palestinian terror group and the Islamic Republic. According to Iran’s Tasnim News...

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