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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
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
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.

By BERNARD EDINGER
05/10/2017
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 Jews in Hebron best answer to UNESCO’

More than 1,000 French Jews paraded through Hebron under the hot August sun on Wednesday to the beat of loud religious music.

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