Francois Hollande

Brain Freeze In Washington

The Siberian Express that brought severe cold weather to Washington over the past week was responsible for some severe cases of brain freeze inside the Beltway.

Hollande Tells French Jews ‘France Is Your Country’

01/27/2015 - 19:00

 French President Francois Hollande told French Jews “your place is here,” responding to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s call for French Jews to emigrate to Israel in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.

Bibi’s Paris Trip Continues To Reverberate

The prime minister should have remembered the lessons of the shiva call.

01/19/2015 - 19:00
Contributing Editor

Imagine that Bibi Netanyahu had stayed away from the Paris march, as much of the world seems to have wished?

The story of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s participation in the recent solidarity march in Paris refuses to die.

French Jews’ Fears Rising

With Sarkozy vulnerable, concern that the anti-Israel far left will gain ground.
04/23/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

French Jews fear that the odds-on favorite to win the French presidential run-off election May 6 will do so by reaching out to the far left, among whom are rabid anti-Israeli activists who favor the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement that seeks to delegitimize Israel.

The Jewish community’s favorite candidate, incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy, remains behind in the polls after coming in second in a 10-candidate race in the first round of balloting last Sunday.

Socialist Francois Hollande, right, is expected to draw substantial support from French Jews.
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