Europe's Jewry

What does the far-right’s success in Germany imply for European Jews?

In Europe, Jews often serve as the canary in the coal mine, the first to recognize threats that affect all German citizens.

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Germany Offers a Special Fund of 12 Million Euros for Ukrainian Holocaust Survivors

Ambassador ( Ret.) Stuart E. Eizenstat: “This is the first time in recorded history that a defeated nation in a war has voluntarily paid compensation to individual civilian victims.”
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The War in Ukraine: Implications for the Jewish People (Hebrew Event)

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Is the Future of European Jewry in Danger?

Is the continent where most of world Jewry has roots – and where such concepts as liberalism, human rights, nationalism, and even Zionism were born – crumbling beneath us? Such questions are hard to answer. On the one hand, the Jewish communities of Western Europe are vibrant and flourishing. Paris reigns as the world capital of Jewish gastronomy, with over…
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French Election: Fillon May Have Lost in France, but He Won in Israel

By Judy Maltz, Haaretz Despite the long lines evident outside polling stations around Israel on Sunday, figures made available by French diplomats in the country show that voter turnout among French-Israelis in the first round of the presidential election was no higher than usual and that the conservative Republican Francois Fillon was by far the preferred candidate among the four…
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University College Cork (UCC), Peter O'Toole, Shutterstock

University College Cork (UCC), Peter O’Toole, Shutterstock

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Op-Ed: Criticism of Israel is not Anti-Semitic – But it Quickly Leads There

This article was first published by EJP- European Jewish Press A controversial anti-Israel conference held recently at University College Cork in Ireland, raised once again an old debate over when criticism of Israel is legitimate, and when it is a thin cover for deeply rooted anti-Semitism. This debate is important because to effectively combat anti-Semitism and protect Europe’s Jewish communities, it is…
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Drop in French Jews’ immigration to Israel ends record-setting boom

By i24NEWS Jerusalem think-tank suggests investing in mechanisms to better integrate new arrivals into Israeli society The number of French Jews immigrating to Israel this year is expected to drop by 40 percent, according to a new assessment published Monday, ending a three-year boom which saw France for the first time overtake the United States as the number one provider of…
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JPPI’s Emergency Plan for French Aliyah

In light of recent developments in Europe, particularly in France, JPPI wrote an Emergency Plan for the Aliyah and absorption of 120,000 French  Jews. To read the full report: Emergency Plan for French Aliyah
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The Cultural Dimension of Jewish European Identity

Of all the expressions of Jewish identity, Jewish culture has traditionally been the most legitimate and the most celebrated in post-Enlightenment Europe. Since their political emancipation at the end of the 18th century, Jews have endeavored to contribute their part to the broader society by focusing on the elements of their identity that fit the secular and liberal ethos. In…
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Bernard-Henri Lévy at JPPI’s 2012 Conference

Bernard-Henri Lévy speaking at the Jewish People Policy Institute’s (JPPI) 2012 Conference on the Future of the Jewish People.