french jews aliyah

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.”

French olim arrive at Ben-Gurion Airport, July 10, 2017
The beginning of the end of the Diaspora in France

In 2015, two days after the Charlie Hebdo massacre, four Jews were murdered at a Paris kosher supermarket, Hypercacher. Since then, violence against French Jews has become commonplace.

10/03/2019
What happened to aliyah from France?

Four years ago, French Jews topped the list of immigrants to Israel and many more were expected to come. Why has that failed to happen?

By BERNARD EDINGER
22/02/2019
New Right brings experts in aliyah and hasbara to their list

Among the New Right’s candidates is Yomtov Kalfon, an attorney, activist, and founder of “Aleinu,” meant to help get French-speaking immigrants involved in Israeli politics.

Jane Birkin to headline 'Francofolies' festival in Ashdod

Amir Haddad, Dudu Fisher, Yehoram Gaon and more join lineup.

21/08/2018
Myriam Leser
Following outrage, IDF changes policy for immigrant doctors

Two-year pilot program will raise draft age to 34 instead of 35, service time to 24 months instead of 18

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
Calculating taxes
French tax administration denies targeting Jews

"The building only counts 9 floors, and therefore cannot house a so-called special unit on the 13th floor."

By GLOBES
02/01/2018
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
French PM: Antisemitism in France has deep roots and ‘new masks’

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe: “In our country, antisemitism is alive. It is not new, it is ancient. It is not superficial, it is well-rooted and it is alive."

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
11/12/2017
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