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The neighborhood of Herzliya Pituach where the Ahavat Israel synagogue is situatuated.

French immigrants rally to stop synagogue from being shut down

The Ahavat Israel synagogue is home to 400 French and Israeli families

french olim

Jerusalem municipality seeks French immigrant entrepreneurs

Immigrants from France to Israel generally raise the economy and create jobs, says the Qualita organization which has teamed up with the Jerusalem municipality to attract business people.

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.


Jane Birkin to headline 'Francofolies' festival in Ashdod

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

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.

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."

Ariel Kandel

PM: Continue French absorption project that lacks necessary funds

“Thousands of immigrants from France, including elderly citizens, children with special needs, single-parent families, female victims of violence and more won’t receive social services.”

Ariel Kandel

Social Affairs Ministry ends special French services

One NGO says language barriers render welfare services inaccessible to immigrants.

Dr. Michel Alimi (second from the right) with a team of other French medical professionals.

The French medical brain drain: Why are so many doctors leaving for Israel?

Agency officials say the average rate of disappointed returnees to France from 1990-2014 was 10 percent but that the number has dropped since.

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