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Posts Tagged: French Jews

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...

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...

Features

Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was...

Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday...

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...

World

UK Government Threatens to Cancel Hamas-Linked Event Featuring Speaker Who ...

A Palestinian cultural festival in London next month is set to provide a platform to a group of activists known for their...

Israel

Jerusalem Attempting to Thwart Latest Anti-Israel Motion at UNESCO

JNS.org - The Israeli government is advancing an effort to thwart the latest anti-Israel initiative at the United Nations cultural body UNESCO. The new motion would deny Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem and...

Middle East

Iran’s President Rouhani Rejects Qatar ‘Siege’ by Arab Na...

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us," according...

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