“I think that the main reason I wanted a chuppah was in order to spite my parents.”
Let us hope that many French citizens will take part in the quest to rebuild society, in spite of our divisions, writes the president of the Union of French Jewish Students.
Whether you hate Marine Le Pen or love her, leading thinkers agree that she has the potential to change France.
Jews who no longer felt at home in France have already left (although they continue to vote passionately in the French elections, even from Israel). Those who have stayed behind are voting above all as Frenchmen with the country’s future in mind.
Back in February, the right-wing Jewish website Dreuz reported on an unprecedented meeting: The Confederation Of French Jews And Friends Of Israel, it disclosed, had recently met with Louis Alliot, the vice president of France’s National Front party.
PARIS — The Jewish community of France has emerged during the nation’s presidential campaign as a model for integration of other faith groups, a senior rabbi noted following the first candidates debate. Rabbi Moche Lewin, a spokesman for the chief rabbi of France, Haim Korsia, made the observation in an interview Tuesday with JTA…
While American Jews freak out about the odd bomb threat, European Jews face regular violence and contend with widespread state apathy.
A group of Chabad camp counselors narrowly escaped Thursday’s terror attack in Nice, France, as six Jews were reported missing or injured.
Last year may have been traumatic for France and its Jews, but it was a pretty good one for Rudy Abecassis.
For the second consecutive year, France is the largest provider of Jewish immigrants to Israel with a record total of 7,328 newcomers in 2015.