French Jews

France’s Chief Rabbi: Jews Should Keep Wearing Skullcaps

France’s chief rabbi was among Jewish leaders who rejected a call for men and boys to stop wearing skullcaps, after a string of anti-Semitic attacks in the southern city of Marseille. Zvi Ammar, the leader of Marseille’s Jewish community, earlier

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French Immigration to Israel Reached Record High In 2015

French immigration to Israel reached a record high in 2015, Israeli officials said Thursday, citing “physical insecurity and financial uncertainty” as main driving forces. Around 8,000 French Jews were expected to have arrived over the course of the year, a

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Israel Reports Record Immigration of Jews from France in 2015

A record number of French Jews moved to Israel this year, an immigration official said on Thursday, citing anti-Semitic violence and economic insecurity in the European country as causes. France has the largest Jewish population in Europe, having grown by

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French Jews Ask: Should We Stay Or Should We Go?

TEL AVIV – French Jews are divided about their future as they face an ever-growing threat from radical Islam. Yet, for most, even the attacks that killed 129 people on Friday have not been sufficient for them to consider emigration. Anti-Semitic attacks

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