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French Oleh named to New Right Knesset list

French Oleh named to New Right Knesset list

Attorney Yomtov Kalfon, French Oleh who served as a lone soldier and immigrant activist, joins New Right party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2019 18:50
Plan to promote French Aliyah to Israel

Plan to promote French Aliyah to Israel

Minister Bennett and National Economic Council head Avi Simhon to bring outline for Cabinet approval on Sunday.Mordechai Sones, 19/12/2018 15:38
France, Israel and the Jews

France, Israel and the Jews

Professor (Emer.) Shmuel Trigano is the author of numerous books focusing on Jewish philosophy and Jewish political thought: 'The existence of Israel as a democracy hampers France’s efforts to mobilize the Mediterranean Arab countries as allies.'Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 16/12/2018 07:21
'French Aliyah - missed opportunity, will be corrected'

'French Aliyah - missed opportunity, will be corrected'

Minister Bennett at conference on French immigration: "From today, I intend to be the 'father' of the French Aliyah to Israel."Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2018 13:53
The French deserve our disapprobation - but don't like hearing it

The French deserve our disapprobation - but don't like hearing it

France, throughout modern history, has done more damage to the Middle East than any other country, and it is continuing that damage with its focus on Israel.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 22/09/2018 22:46
I do not want to live in a  Europe where Jews flee

I do not want to live in a Europe where Jews flee

Where are the professional antiracists? Where are the Europeanists? Or maybe anti-racism in Europe applies to everyone except for the Jews, the oldest and most important minority of our poor, adrift continent? Giulio Meotti, 11/08/2018 22:00
Macron’s France, immigration, and anti-Semitism

Macron’s France, immigration, and anti-Semitism

In 2017, Centrist Emmanuel Macron won by default. One year later, the French crisis is not over. In fact, the gradual replacement of the native populace and culture by a new population and a new culture seems entirely plausible.Dr. Michel Gurfinkiel, 13/07/2018 10:24
Had the beating victim been Muslim and not Jewish...

Had the beating victim been Muslim and not Jewish...

A Jewish woman was thrown out of the window by a Muslim shouting "Allah Akhbar," but the judge didn't see it as a hate crime. What about an 8 year old Jewish child beaten by Muslims? Giulio Meotti, 03/02/2018 21:21
Netanyahu scrambles as program assisting French Olim set to end

Netanyahu scrambles as program assisting French Olim set to end

Politicians are scrambling after news that a program assisting new French Olim is set to end.Tzvi Lev, 09/10/2017 18:58
Family reunited in Samaria

Family reunited in Samaria

Over 150 French Jews arrive in Israel, settle in Samaria town. We met one family who was reunited after the daughter immigrated last year.Yoni Kempinski, 19/07/2017 08:48
'There is life beyond the Green Line - and it is wonderful'

'There is life beyond the Green Line - and it is wonderful'

More and more French immigrants to Israel are making their homes over the Green Line in Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2017 11:02
What are French Jews waiting for?

What are French Jews waiting for?

It is not going to get better and it looks as though it is getting worse. Giulio Meotti, 07/02/2017 23:51
'Israel is waiting for all of French Jewry'

'Israel is waiting for all of French Jewry'

Speaking from the Tomb of the Patriarchs, the Deputy Foreign Minister told French immigrants: 'the State needs you here, the Jewish home.'Hezki Baruch, 15/08/2016 19:17
French 'mass-aliyah' lands in Israel

French 'mass-aliyah' lands in Israel

Hundreds of French immigrants arrive in largest summer aliyah event from second largest Diaspora community.Yoni Kempinski, 20/07/2016 21:41
Labor voters don't want French Aliyah?

Labor voters don't want French Aliyah?

Supporters of Zionist Union and Meretz do not welcome immigration by French Jews, surprising poll finds.Gil Ronen, 19/01/2016 19:12
Aliyah to reach 'record high' of 30,000 in 2015

Aliyah to reach 'record high' of 30,000 in 2015

More Jews immigrated to Israel from France than any other country, with Ukraine as a close second.Tova Dvorin, 16/12/2015 19:28
'Life in Israel is far safer than in Paris'

'Life in Israel is far safer than in Paris'

Two Jewish families arrive in Israel on aliyah after Paris attacks. 'I would not want my children to live, learn and get married in France.'Uzi Baruch, 16/11/2015 23:07
'I had to choose: the terrorist, or my soldier'

'I had to choose: the terrorist, or my soldier'

Border Police officer A. made Aliyah alone, to join Israelis in fighting terror. On Friday, she experienced the dangers firsthand.Tova Dvorin, 01/11/2015 13:56
French Aliyah Stealing Paris Hi-Tech Talent

French Aliyah Stealing Paris Hi-Tech Talent

France's Economy Minister visits Israel to lure back Jewish business and hi-tech experts, insists Jews 'can innovate as well in France.'Tova Dvorin, 09/09/2015 22:14
French Kids Get a Warm Welcome in Summer Camps

French Kids Get a Warm Welcome in Summer Camps

Bnei Akiva launches volunteer summer camps to help new immigrant Jewish families from France adjust easier to their new home.Yoni Kempinski, 25/08/2015 20:17
New French Israelis Urge: Make Aliyah With Joy!

New French Israelis Urge: Make Aliyah With Joy!

Arutz Sheva speaks with new immigrants from special charter flight as they get Israeli IDs, and learns why they made the 'big step.'Yoni Kempinski, 30/07/2015 17:57
200 French Immigrants Arrive in Israel

200 French Immigrants Arrive in Israel

French Aliyah up 11% since 2014; Israel expecting between 30,000 - 35,000 new immigrants this year - the most since 2005.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2015 13:41
French Summer Aliyah Wave Begins

French Summer Aliyah Wave Begins

Some 210 French Jews make aliyah since Monday, with 400 expected by end of week; thousands expected to arrive over the summer months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2015 16:08
24 Days, 26 Murderers: The Story of Ilan Halimi

24 Days, 26 Murderers: The Story of Ilan Halimi

From Dreyfus to Hyper Cacher, an anti-Semitic continuum of tragedy.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 17/04/2015 07:11
Health Ministry is Deterring French Aliyah

Health Ministry is Deterring French Aliyah

Many French medical professionals cannot receive licenses in Israel, yet quick fixes to correct the problem have been delayed for years.Gedalyah Reback, 08/03/2015 13:29
'There is No Future for Jews in Western Europe'

'There is No Future for Jews in Western Europe'

Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky urges gov't to invest more money in Aliyah, ahead of expected 15,000 new immigrants in 2015.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 17/02/2015 09:09
Record Numbers Attend Aliyah Fairs in France

Record Numbers Attend Aliyah Fairs in France

Thousands of Jews flock to Israel opportunities fairs throughout France, leaving organizers stunned: 'we couldn't believe our eyes.'Ari Soffer, 09/02/2015 17:09
After the Paris Killings -- French Jews and Israel

After the Paris Killings -- French Jews and Israel

French duplicity as far as Israel is concerned, is always manifest, as is anti-Semitism, and there is resistance to accepting the idea that Israel's battle with terror is the same as the West's.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 19/01/2015 11:35
Left to Petition Against French Jews in Judea

Left to Petition Against French Jews in Judea

Housing Minister Uri Ariel's plan receives fierce backlash from Left, calls idea to bring French to Judea-Samaria a 'cynical move.'Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 14/01/2015 08:22
Tzipi Livni Not Happy with Calls for French Aliyah

Tzipi Livni Not Happy with Calls for French Aliyah

Livni continues to slam Netanyahu for all 'his weaknesses and mistakes,' says calls for French aliyah don't help European Jews.Cynthia Blank, 11/01/2015 15:31
Paris Victim: Israel Only Place to Freely be a Jew

Paris Victim: Israel Only Place to Freely be a Jew

Yoav Hattab was in Israel last month and traveled everywhere with an Israel flag on his back, friends recalled as they lit memorial candles.Cynthia Blank, 11/01/2015 08:31
French Jewish Assets Say 'Adieu' to France

French Jewish Assets Say 'Adieu' to France

As French Jews flee rising anti-Semitism and a tanking economy, Arutz Sheva finds out what happened to $1.4 billion of French Jewish assets.Rochel Sylvetsky, 01/10/2014 23:48
Despite Rockets 400 French Jews Make Aliyah Today

Despite Rockets 400 French Jews Make Aliyah Today

Jewish Agency notes record figures in French aliyah still on track despite rocket attacks; many choosing to live in southern Israel.Ari Soffer, 16/07/2014 10:35