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Posts Tagged: French 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 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...

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...

November 23, 2017 11:25 am
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Thankful for Liberation From Nazis, French-Jewish Holocaust Survivor Donates $1 Million to Help US Military Veterans

A French-Jewish Holocaust survivor is donating $1 million to help US military veterans, the Sun-Sentinel reported on Wednesday. A ten-year-old Bernard Darty was hiding from the...

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...

Culture

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

Trump, France’s Macron to Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal at White House Si...

US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although...

Israel

Hamas Leader: Our War With Israel Has Gone International Following Assassin...

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh hinted that Hamas will internationalize its terror campaign against Israel following the assassination of a Hamas...

Middle East

Arab MKs Participate in Palestinian March Mourning Israel’s Founding

JNS.org - Some 10,000 people, including Israeli Arab lawmakers, participated Thursday in a march mourning Israel’s founding. The “March of the Uprooted” is organized by the Higher Arab Monitoring Committee and held...

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