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Aliyah profile: A French connection

There is no future for the Jews in Europe. The situation of the Jews in Europe is catastrophic. I didn’t want to give this future to my children – to live with constant fear.”

Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur

France’s foremost female rabbi faces flak over Jerusalem stance

Nearly 2,000 people joined a Facebook group titled “Supporting Delphine Horvilleur” just two days after it was created.

Sunset at the Kinneret

French-Jewish tycoon plans 'Club Med’ for Kinneret shore

Laurent Levy buys 10 hectares zoned for 1,000 hotel rooms


French immigrant nurses protest against red tape in government

Elisabeth Ranassier, a registered nurse from France with 17 years of experience, does not work in her profession here because of the red tape.

French olim arrive at Ben-Gurion Airport, July 10, 2017.

200 French olim arrive aboard summer’s largest aliya flight from Europe

The French Jewish community is the largest in Europe and the second-largest in the world outside of Israel, numbering nearly half a million Jews.

Emmanuel Macron

France's Jewish community: In a state of fear

French Jews voted overwhelmingly for Emmanuel Macron, but are concerned he will pander to the country’s large Arab minority and fail to protect them.

France votes: Macron vs Le Pen

Analysis: Macron supporters fear the Clinton curse

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.

Protesters climb on the statue in the Place de la République in Paris during a banned demonstration

My Word: Sound bites and echoes of war

When during the 2014 Gaza War I foresaw today’s attacks in Europe, it wasn’t a sixth sense but common sense combined with experience.

french olim

JPost Editorial: French aliya

Israel needs to do more to encourage French Jews, many of whom have undergone an Israelization process even if they continue to live in France.

Sarit Ben-Hanni French Olim

New French immigrants: ‘We don’t see a future in France anymore’

81 immigrants arrive on first IFCJ aliya flight of summer.

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