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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.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
07/01/2018
Sunset at the Kinneret

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

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

02/01/2018
Nurse

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.

By BERNARD EDINGER
18/05/2017
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.

By JACK BROOK
30/06/2016
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