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Posts Tagged: French Jews

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...

September 7, 2016 5:39 pm
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Hatred of Jews at ‘Highest Level of Our Lifetimes,’ Israeli Diplomat Tells UN Antisemitism Forum

Hatred of Jews and demonization of Israel are at “the highest level of our lifetimes,” Israel’s UN envoy warned on Monday during a high-level forum...

September 2, 2016 4:10 am
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Teacher at Paris High School Suspended for Antisemitic Facebook Posts

A school teacher in France has been suspended for making comments hostile to Jews on social media, the Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism (CFCA) reported this week. According to...

August 24, 2016 4:14 pm
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Daughter of Strasbourg Stabbing Victim: My Father Is Traumatized, But We Won’t Live in Fear (INTERVIEW)

The Jewish man who was stabbed last Friday by a knife-wielding Muslim assailant shouting “Allahu Akbar” in the northeastern French city of Strasbourg is home from...

July 18, 2016 9:50 am
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French Jewish Woman Injured in Nice Attack Dies, Sister Still in Critical Condition

A Jewish woman who was badly injured in Nice on Thursday night when an armed truck driver plowed into a crowd has reportedly died of...

July 17, 2016 10:57 am
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After Nice Attack, Christian-Jewish Group Expects Rise in Aliyah From France

JNS.org - The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) humanitarian organization, which has been helping French Jews make aliyah, is receiving thousands of inquiries...

May 6, 2016 7:16 am
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Algeria Bans Jews From Visiting Gravesite

Algerian news site El Khabar reports that the government is not allowing French Jews to come on an annual pilgrimage to visit the gravesite of a 15th...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

Education Reform Expert Warns ADL Report on Spike in Antisemitism at K-12 S...

A US education reform expert cautioned on Monday that a new report claiming a 106 percent spike last year in antisemitism...

Israel

Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged’ After Netanyahu Cancels...

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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