The Times of Israel reports: Some 200 French Jews immigrated to Israel on a group flight Wednesday, in a sign of a continuing trend amid European jitters over increased anti-Semitism and terror attacks on the Continent.
The flight, the largest of the summer from France, came less than a week after a terror rampage in Nice killed at least 84 people, though it was planned well before the attack.
French immigration to Israel has spiked in recent years as Jews in the country have expressed fears over being targeted by anti-Semitism and terror, with some Israeli officials calling on the country’s Jewish community to leave en masse.
Speaking at a ceremony at Ben-Gurion airport for the new immigrants, half of whom were children or teens, Jewish Agency head Natan Sharansky, who last month said Jews do not have a future in France, focused on their decision to come to Israel.
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