COPENHAGEN (Reuters) The Jewish Agency said 12 Danish Jews migrated to Israel in 2014. In contrast, more than 7,000 French Jews made Aliyah, or emigrated to Israel.
Articles tagged “France”
PARIS (RNS) On Sunday, French Jews received a further shock, with the desecration of several hundred tombs at a Jewish cemetery in Alsace.
(RNS) The disconnect between what Congress wants to do and what the nation needs done is vast and bizarre.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “The Vatican and the pope may be targets … but it is not opportune to feed a state of particular alarm, because at the moment it is neither justified or well-founded,” the Vatican’s chief spokesman said.
PARIS (RNS) “I believe that the attacks today will only grow the racism against Muslims,” said Abdallah Zekri, president of the National Observatory Against Islamophobia, in Paris.
BERLIN (RNS) The Gaza conflict has sparked a wave of counter speech, with organizations debunking anti-Semitic myths and stereotypes on blogs, forums and social media.
PARIS (RNS) The election of Rabbi Haim Korsia comes during a deeply troubled time for France’s Jewish community, the largest in Europe.
(RNS) Jewish-only plots in some French cemeteries — along with their leases — are rapidly running out.