Marine Le Pen

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French lawmakers banned from wearing religious symbols in parliament

In an effort to 'maintain an atmosphere of neutrality' in the parliament does not permit the wearing of religious symbols.

By JTA
24/01/2018
Quand les deux extrêmes, de droite comme de gauche, déforment l’Histoire

Il est inquiétant que Marine Le Pen et Jean-Luc Mélenchon, qui représentent 40 % des Français, nient le rôle de la France dans la déportation des juifs

Emmanuel Macron
France: Extreme Right and Left leaders distort Holocaust history

France's grappling with its involvement in the Holocaust has taken decades.

Jean-Marie Le Pen
European Jewish Congress calls for punishment for Jean-Marie Le Pen

The European Jewish Congress strongly condemned Le Pen's comments and called for the French judiciary to prosecute him to the fullest extent of the law.

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
Le Pen and Macron
French Jews ‘relieved’ Macron won but worried over Le Pen gains

“We remain extremely concerned by the still large support for parties of the far-right, not only in France but across Europe.”

By JTA
08/05/2017
People in front of the French consulate in New York, preparing to vote.
NY French expats vote in critical presidential election

As the French presidential elections kick off, French expats in New York vote and share their insights on a politically-divided France in a tension-fraught European Union.

France votes: Macron vs Le Pen
French elections kick off with Macron as opinion polls favorite

Even if opinion polls prove accurate and France elects its youngest president ever rather than its first female leader, Macron himself has said himself he expects no honeymoon period.

By REUTERS
07/05/2017
France votes: Macron vs Le Pen
Macron, Le Pen turn up the heat in angry debate

Spectators and media experts shared the feeling that Wednesday’s debate was embarrassing.

By RINA BASSIST
04/05/2017
France votes: Macron vs Le Pen
French chief rabbi joins multi-faith clergy endorsement of Macron

“Fully aware that our roles require us to be non-partisan, we are, however, first and foremost responsible citizens and therefore openly are calling for a vote in favor of Emmanuel Macron.”

By JTA
04/05/2017
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