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Posts Tagged: Ron Agam

April 19, 2017 6:06 pm
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French Jews Fear Extremists on Right and Left, But Have No Favorite in Sunday’s First Round of Presidential Election

French Jews are apprehensive and have no favorite candidate among the 11 running in the first round of their country’s presidential election on Sunday, a...

January 16, 2017 9:35 am
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French Jews Decry ‘Anti-Israel’ Paris Peace Summit

French Jews decried Sunday’s Mideast peace summit in Paris, attended by diplomats from more than 70 countries, on the grounds that it encouraged Palestinian intransigence...

September 11, 2016 10:03 pm
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French-Israeli Artist Who Documented 9/11 in Photos Compares Event to Pearl Harbor; Says Not a Day Goes by Without His Remembering It (INTERVIEW)

A New York-based French-Israeli artist and activist -- who spent many hours at Ground Zero on and after the fateful day 15 years ago when...

June 8, 2016 5:23 pm
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Outrage Over Special Labeling for French Passports of Jews on Aliyah; Residence Listed as ‘Israel/Palestinian Territories’

Prominent Jews expressed outrage this week over new French Foreign Ministry “software” that lists the residency of French citizens who made aliyah as “Israel/Palestinian Territories”...

May 11, 2016 9:00 am
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Jewish Artists, Collectors Outraged Over Auction, Sale of Hitler Statue to Anonymous Bidder for $17 Million

Jewish artists and collectors are in an uproar over a statue of Adolf Hitler that sold at auction on Sunday for $17.2 million and was bought by...

April 28, 2016 7:53 am
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French Jewish Leaders Decry Country’s Support of UNESCO Resolution Denying Jewish Ties to Temple Mount

France’s recent support of a UN resolution denying Jewish ties to the Temple Mount is a “total travesty," a prominent French-Israeli artist and political activist told...

January 11, 2015 3:35 pm
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‘Their Hands Are Covered in Blood:’ Bennett Denounces Presence of PA President Abbas and Qatar at Paris Anti-Terror Rally

Israel Economy Minister Naftali Bennett has issued a stinging criticism of the presence of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, as well as other Arab leaders...

December 10, 2014 5:54 pm
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Veteran French Jewish Leader Roger Cukierman Warns That ‘France Will Fall Into the Hands of Either Shari’a Law or the Front National’

Roger Cukierman, the veteran president of CRIF, the representative body of French Jews, has issued an extraordinary warning concerning the potential fate of his community. "Jews...

December 2, 2014 6:40 pm
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Critics of French Vote on Palestinian Recognition Slam ‘Betrayal,’ Warn of Negative Repercussions for Jewish Community

The French parliament's decision to vote for the recognition of a Palestinian state earlier today generated a variety of reactions, with many observers deeming the...

August 12, 2014 9:55 pm
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Jewish Politics and Jewish Art

As an aspiring art collector, I've recently purchased modern photographs, pop art, and more. I've also attended auctions with friends, and started visiting art galleries...

July 13, 2014 5:58 pm
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Violent Anti-Jewish Riots Rock Paris; Activist Says ‘French Jews Are in Serious Danger’ (VIDEO)

Violent anti-Jewish riots in Paris on Sunday, sparked by Israel's ongoing operation in Gaza to halt rocket attacks from the coastal enclave, left Jews in...

June 6, 2014 2:02 am
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What Awaits France’s Jews?

Mehdi Nemmouche, Mohamed Merah, Youssouf Fofana - these are the names of the recent murderers of Jews in France. Jews are in danger for their...

May 29, 2014 2:01 pm
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EXCLUSIVE: Israeli Artist Yaacov Agam Explains Jewish Kinetic Rainbow Painting Presented to Pope Francis

When Pope Francis, and the hundred Vatican officials and international journalists who accompanied him to the Holy Land, boarded the specially outfit El Al Israel...

May 26, 2014 12:10 pm
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Jewish Groups Concerned Over Far-Right Surge in European Union Parliamentary Elections

Jewish groups expressed concern on Monday over the surge in support for far-right parties in the European Union's parliamentary elections, with fears that hate...

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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