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September 5, 2018 1:57 pm
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‘We Won’t Be Collateral Victims,’ Jewish Leader Tells French President Macron During Special Service at Paris Synagogue

French President Emmanuel Macron was warmly greeted by more than one thousand worshippers at the Great Synagogue in Paris on Tuesday night, as he arrived...

August 29, 2018 4:02 pm
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Antisemitism in France Has Moved ‘From Streets Into Homes,’ Says Head of French Jewish Community

Antisemitism in France has moved "from the streets directly into the homes of Jewish people," the head of the country's 465,000-strong Jewish community told The...

August 9, 2018 12:36 pm
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Son of Murdered French Holocaust Survivor Mireille Knoll Expresses Fear Over Jewish Future in Europe

The son of Mireille Knoll -- the 85-year-old Holocaust survivor murdered in a horrific stabbing attack at her Paris apartment on March 23 -- has spoken...

July 13, 2018 1:38 pm
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French Jews Furious as New Obstacle Emerges to Future Trial of Jewish Pensioner’s Antisemitic Killer

France's Jewish community has reacted with fury to a panel of psychiatric experts' determination that the young man charged with the brutal murder of a...

May 28, 2018 12:23 pm
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15 Years After Brutal Murder of Jewish DJ in Paris, French President Macron Recognizes It as Antisemitic Crime

Fifteen years after France's Jewish community was shell-shocked by the murder of a young Jewish musician whose killer proudly told relatives, "I killed a Jew!...

April 24, 2018 1:09 pm
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‘Indignant’ French Imams Issue Harsh Condemnation of Muslim Antisemitism, Terrorism

Thirty prominent French imams issued a strongly-worded condemnation of antisemitism and Islamist terrorism on Tuesday, stressing that the alternative of remaining silent "would make us complicit and therefore...

January 21, 2018 1:34 pm
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French Jewish Representatives Demand ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Antisemitism, as Attacks Multiply During January

The representative body of Jews in France has called on the government to take "all necessary measures" to deter further antisemitic attacks, following a spate of...

December 19, 2017 1:48 pm
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In Europe, ‘Islamophobia’ Gets the Headlines — Despite Trailing Antisemitic Violence

When Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel earlier this month, many warned of repercussions and attacks against Jews. And within days, a Muslim...

November 6, 2017 9:26 pm
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French Authorities Deliberate on Whether Arson Attack on Jewish Family Home Was ‘Antisemitic in Nature’

French authorities are hesitating over whether to treat an arson attack on the home of a Jewish family near Paris last Friday night as an...

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 3, 2017 3:30 pm
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Antisemitic Murderer of French Jewish Pensioner Sarah Halimi Transferred to Prison, Raising Expectations of Criminal Trial

The Islamist assailant who murdered Paris Jewish pensioner Sarah Halimi in April has been moved from a psychiatric hospital to a prison near the French...

July 2, 2017 12:06 pm
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Jewish Human Rights Group Calls on New French Justice Minister to Treat Sarah Halimi Murder as ‘Hate Crime Terrorism’

A prominent Jewish human rights group has appealed to the newly-appointed French justice minister to treat the murder of the Paris Jewish pensioner Sarah Halimi...

June 11, 2017 11:18 am
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Murderer of Paris Jewish Woman Sarah Halimi ‘Must Pay For His Act,’ Says Prominent French Parliamentarian

A close ally of newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron is the latest public figure in France to endorse the call to treat the murder of...

June 2, 2017 11:21 am
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Alberto Nisman and Sarah Halimi: Shared Fate of 2 Very Different Jews

JNS.org - This is a story about the shared fate of two quite different Jews. They were separated from each other by continents and oceans. His native...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

University of Michigan Regent Denounces Professor’s ‘Antisemiti...

The president of the University of Michigan pledged on Thursday to take "appropriate steps" to address a professor's refusal to help...

Israel

Israel to Deduct Money Sent to Family of Ari Fuld’s Murderer from Fun...

Israel will withhold the amount paid to Ari Fuld's murderer from funds earmarked for transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Fuld, a...

Middle East

Iran Will Defeat Trump Just Like It Did Saddam, Won’t Abandon Missile...

US President Donald Trump will fail in his confrontation with Iran, just like Iraq's Saddam Hussein, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani...

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