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Posts Tagged: Sarah Halimi

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...

May 29, 2017 3:34 pm
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French Jewish Anger Grows Over Savage Antisemitic Murder of Pensioner at Hands of Muslim in Paris Suburb

  As further details emerge of the brutal murder of an Orthodox Jewish woman in a Paris suburb at the hands of a Muslim assailant last month,...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...

Israel

Muslim Leaders Call for International Protection Force for Palestinians

Muslim leaders called on Friday for an international force to be deployed to protect Palestinians after dozens of protesters were shot dead by Israeli forces on the Gaza border this...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...

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