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‘The Jerusalem Post’ visits Paris with the Jewish Agency and takes an in-depth look at the state of the Jews in France
Constance Le Grip part of large delegation of French MPs visiting, many for first time
The relationship between the Jewish and Arab immigrants from North Africa in complicated
After election day, relieved Israelis welcomed Macron’s election to the French Presidency as a victory for democracy and a defeat for antisemitism.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
“I look forward to working with President-elect Macron to confront the common challenges and seize the common opportunities facing our two democracies,” Netanyahu said.
Macron’s clear-cut victory on Sunday, perhaps even bigger than he himself imagined or hoped for, offers him the legitimacy he will need in his next steps.
By RINA BASSIST
Reflecting the poor state of French internal affairs and economic sluggishness, Jews made aliya en masse in the past two decades.
By TAL HARRIS
The country's Jewish community is now taking a firm position against the far-right National Front party candidate for France's next president.
The French election has been cast both at home and abroad as an extension of a worldwide conversation over globalization and the populist backlash against it.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Many French Jews regard Marine Le Pen as dangerous, and the CRIF umbrella group of French Jewish communities has called her and the communist candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon 'candidates of hatred.'
While the consensus seems to be that Fillon is the candidate with the most support in Israel by far, whether it’ll be expressed in votes is unclear.
By LAHAV HARKOV
The polls open on Sunday at 8 a.m., and will close 12 hours later. If, as seems certain, no one receives 50% of the ballots, the top two contenders will face off two weeks later.
By RINA BASSIST,REUTERS
Le Pen claims measurable support among Jewish voters, pointing to a poll published in 2014 by a local surveyor that showed just over 13% of the community backing her.
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