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Alfred Dreyfus

Infamous antisemitic Dreyfus Affair documents for sale

Many pieces of history from the Rennes trial will be up for auction, including courtroom sketches of Dreyfus' wife Lucie, Captain Alfred Dreyfus himself and French officer Georges-Marie Picquart.

Man with the mic: The French Jewish DJ who moved to Israel

Now that Francky Perez has arrived to stay, he plans to continue working as a DJ and MC for private events in the American and French communities here.

By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
14/09/2022

Israel and France to advance international coalition to battle antisemitism

Representatives of government ministries of both countries, civil society and the French Jewish community officials convened in Paris to discuss undergoing efforts to reduce antisemitism in France.

By RINA BASSIST
13/09/2022
A man holds a giant pencil as he takes part in a solidarity march in the streets of Paris

Appeal starts in Paris court over Charlie Hebdo attack

The two men - Ali Riza Polat and Amar Ramdani - are among 14 convicted in December 2020 as accomplices of the attackers, who were themselves killed by police soon after the killings.

By REUTERS
12/09/2022

French Jews 'on the front line' of battling antisemitism - CRIF head

The French Jewish community has been facing a lot of antisemitism lately and they are calling on authorities to dig into all possible motivations of the attacks.

By RINA BASSIST
01/09/2022

Authorities claim that French Jew wasn't killed for antisemitic reasons

Despite the government's claim that the attack was not antisemitic, social media posts have displayed the alleged assassin burning the flag of Israel.  

30/08/2022

How French author Anne Berest confronted her family’s Holocaust story

The success of what Berest calls her anxiety-filled “identity research” is an “encouraging sign of awareness by society of the Holocaust amid troubling times,” she told JTA.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
23/07/2022

Amid existential angst, Parisian Jews bet on their community’s future with giant community center

The new building, which opened late in 2019 but due to the COVID-19 pandemic began operating fully only in recent months, is partly a response to rising challenges

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/07/2022
Dudu Tasa

Seventeenth Festival of Jewish Cultures concludes with concert by Dudu Tassa

The event, coordinated with the Department of Culture of the Israeli Embassy in Paris, took place at the Le Trianon Theatre

Woman rabbi.

France has 500,000 Jews but only 5 women rabbis. A growing movement is pushing to change that.

In France, there are only five female rabbis in a country with over half a million Jews.

By HANNAH STEINKOPF-FRANK/JTA
02/06/2022
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