Why did Facebook present the flag filter as an option on behalf of France, when it does not do so on behalf of other countries plagued by Islamic terror — including Israel?
Samia Hathroubi, *a French Muslim human rights activist, has been active in interfaith work between Muslim and Jewish communities as the European programs coordinator for the New York-based Foundation for Ethnic Understanding. In the days since the November 13 Paris attacks, she has been wrestling with the implications for French Muslims and their relations with French Jews.
In the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks, French Jews are wondering: what’s next? Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur describes the mood in the community and the continued need for interfaith dialogue.
Since the Paris bloodbath, Robert Zaretsky has been struggling to figure out what was Jewish about the attackers’ targets. Now, he examines our strange compulsion to see Jew-hatred even where there is none.
Citing Israeli producers’ “full compliance” with French law, the Monoprix supermarket chain declined a request to boycott products from Israel.
Jonathan Greenblatt, the head of the Anti-Defamation League, encouraged the Jews of France not to leave their country despite increasing anti-Semitic violence.
A rabbi and two of his congregants were stabbed outside a synagogue on Marseilles, France.
Members of the French branch of the far-right Jewish Defense League attacked a prominent French journalist outside the Paris offices of the Agence France Presse news agency.
France’s highest court of appeals confirmed earlier rulings that found promoters of a boycott against Israel guilty of inciting hate or discrimination.