Meir Panim’s Tiberias Free Restaurant not only provides warm meals, but the opportunity to socialize as well.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The Palestinian Authority was born out of a lie and will die out of the truth, ever so slowly.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
Mrs. Zimmerman's boy has some bad blood going with the Croatians.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The French-based “IPC – Sa” Firm said it will change the name of its deterging product from “Cyclone B,” almost the same as that of the infamous Nazi gas “Zyklon B,” after strong condemnation by European Jewish Association General Director, Rabbi Menachem Margolin The Nazis used “cyclone B” gas to exterminate Jews in death camps […]
Posted on: December 2nd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Immigrants to Israel from seven countries will light Hanukkah candles Tuesday night simultaneously with Jews in seven other countries in a ceremony organized by the Ministry of Immigration and Absorption and The Jewish Agency for Israel. The candle lighting in Israel will take place at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem, where 300 young […]
Posted on: December 1st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
A French court imposed a $1,300 fine on members of an anti-Israel group who called on supermarket shoppers to boycott Israeli products. The Court of Appeals of Colmar near Strasbourg fined each of the group’s 12 members individually on Wednesday for their participation in a pro-boycott activity in 2009-2010, which the court qualified as “provocation […]
Posted on: November 26th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Jewish immigration from France to Israel has increased by 49 percent in the first nine months of 2013 compared to last year. Through September, 2,185 French Jews have immigrated to Israel, compared to 1,469 immigrants during the same time frame in 2012, according to Jewish Agency for Israel figures. The number of immigrants who arrived […]
Posted on: November 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Citing anti-Semitic content, a French court sanctioned a publishing house for five books, including one first printed more than a century ago. The court in Bobigny, near Paris, last week handed down a blanket ban on the publication and dissemination of one book, “The Anthology of Quotes against Jews, Judaism and Zionism” by Paul-Eric Blanrue. […]
Posted on: November 19th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
French President Francois Hollande visited the Jerusalem graves of the victims of the attack on a Toulouse Jewish school on Tuesday, accompanied by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and members of the Sandler and Monsonego families. Rabbi Jonathan Sandler, 30; his children Gabriel, 6, and Aryeh,3; and Miriam Monsonego, 8, were killed in March 2012 when […]
Posted on: November 18th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
France police are scouring Paris and surrounding areas for a lone gunman who critically wounded a leftwing newspaper’s assistant to a photojournalist Monday, days after gunman broke into CNN’s affiliate and threatened journalists before fleeing. It is not known if the threat on Friday and Monday’s shooting are connected. The French daily Liberation in Paris […]
Posted on: November 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
France and Israel were at each other’s throats nine years ago because of Israel’s warning to French Jews of rampant anti-Semitism, but common enemies have brought the two countries together, for now.
Posted on: November 11th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Britain thrusts a knife in Israel’s campaign to keep Iran under pressure until it comes clean on its nuclear program, but France suddenly has become Israel's closest if not only European ally.
Posted on: November 8th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A Frenchman who called a Jewish school in Toulouse to gloat over the murder of four Jews was sent to jail for three months. The criminal court of Toulouse sentenced the 21-year-old man, who was not named, on Nov. 4 for making four telephone calls to the Ohr Hatora Jewish School in Toulouse in March, […]
Posted on: November 7th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
AJC France condemned the “humanitarian” organization Action Against Hunger (ACF) for distributing a film that solely blames Israel for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film, “Broken Hopes,” presents the views of three anti-Israel experts who are in various ways connected to the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestiture and Sanctions (BDS) movement or to organizations that oppose Israel’s existence. […]
Posted on: October 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
More than 5,500 people, including prominent French politicians, scholars and clergymen, have signed a petition against attempts to ban the ritual circumcision of boys in Europe. Titled “No to a ban on circumcision,” the petition was published on Oct. 16 by CRIF, the umbrella organization representing France’s Jewish communities, following the Oct. 1 passage of […]
Posted on: October 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A lawyer from Lyon in eastern France has been disbarred for filing a motion to disqualify a Jewish judge because of his origins. The French Bar Association disbarred Alexis Dubruel on Wednesday for citing Judge Albert Levy in a 2012 motion to disqualify him from presiding over a custody case in which one of the […]
Posted on: October 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
France’s right-wing National Front party headed by Marine Le Pen is leading the country’s two major parties in the polls for May’s elections to the European Parliament. The Le Nouvel Observateur weekly reported that the party has the support of 24 percent of French voters, compared with only 22 and 19 percent respectively for the […]
Posted on: September 28th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → France
Marion Fesneau-Castaing, who hit an IDF soldier, will be expelled from Israel.
Posted on: September 21st, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
It all started when Israel hit back.
Posted on: September 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
A group of teenagers “of African and North African origins” assaulted ten 13-year-old Jewish students at a public sports center in Paris from the Ner HaTorah Jewish school on Thursday, according to France’s Bureau for Vigilance against Anti-Semitism. There were no serious injuries. The attackers asked the Jews to stop “occupying the area,” the report […]
Posted on: September 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Two French soldiers who posed in front of a Paris synagogue a few weeks ago while making an anti-Semitic gesture will be sanctioned by the French army. The soldiers of the Alpine Hunters elite unit currently are the subject of an investigation, the French military’s spokesperson, Bruno Louisfert, told radio station RTL France Tuesday. He […]
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