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A Delicate Dance Over French Aliyah

Israeli leaders’ comments spark debate.

01/14/2015
Israel Correspondent
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Tel Aviv — None were Israeli citizens, but they were all laid to rest in Jerusalem on Tuesday afternoon.

Friends and relatives seen mourning Tuesday at the funeral ceremony in Jerusalem for the four Jewish victims in Paris. Flash90

From Rashi To Dreyfus To Hyper Cacher

A primer on French Jewry.

01/14/2015
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Last week’s deadly hostage siege at a kosher supermarket in Paris has French Jews (and some non-Jews) proclaiming “Je suis juif,” or “I am Jewish,” in solidarity with the four people killed in the attack.

French soldiers patrol this week outside a Jewish school in the Marais district of Paris, the city’s historic Jewish neighborhoo

Haredi Newspaper Edits Female Leaders Out of Charlie Hebdo March

Now you see them, now you don't.

01/13/2015
Staff Writer
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Of the 44 world leaders who marched in Paris on Sunday to express solidarity with France, none of them were women — or, at least, that's what the haredi Israeli newspaper HaMevaser would have you believe. 

Haredi newspaper edits female world leaders out of Paris rally photo. Via walla.co.il
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Jerusalem — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the site of the deadly Paris kosher supermarket attack less than a day after reports surfaced that the French president asked him not to attend the unity march.

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