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Posts Tagged: French Jews

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...

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...

Features

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...

Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than...

World

On Anniversary of Women’s March, Progressive Group to Protest as R...

As tens of thousands of people prepare to mark the first anniversary of the Women's March with worldwide protests this...

Middle East

Hezbollah Criticizes Lebanon Decision to Allow Spielberg Film

Hezbollah criticized the Lebanese government on Friday for allowing cinemas to screen Steven Spielberg's film "The Post" despite calls for a ban because of the director's links to Israel. The movie...

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