On Tuesday night, thousands of French Jews participated in a special event led by the rebbes of Satmar and Pshevorsk, and intended to strengthen Jewish education among French Jews.
Francois Fillon, a leading contender in the upcoming French presidential election, suggested Jews do not respect French law.
PARIS — Twenty-five years after he graduated from a public high school in the French capital, Stephane Tayar recalls favorably his time in one of the world’s most thorough education systems.
An umbrella group representing French Jews called Monday for “massive” voter participation to block the far-right National Front from capitalizing on its historic victory in the first round of France’s regional elections.
The French Jewish community is in a fury in the wake of a letter sent last week by French Ambassador to the US Gerard Araud, which included a shocking statement in response to the Islamic State (ISIS) attacks on Paris earlier in the month.