Tag Archive for Paris Attack

African Passerby Joined Savage Assault of Jewish Teen by 4 Arab Thugs On Paris Street

In latest anti-Semitic attack in France, a North African passerby joined in the ongoing assault by Arab thugs, leaving the savagely beaten Jewish teen in serious condition.

By Hannah Kestenbaum


In the latest attack in a string of anti-Semitic incidents in Paris, a young Jewish teen was violently assaulted outside of the Buttes Chaumont Park on Friday, May 15.

Eiffel Tower in Paris, France – SCREENSHOT

The 16-year-old boy, who was wearing a Kippa (skullcap) at the time, was attacked while returning to his home to prepare for Shabbat dinner.

According to French news service JSS, he was then approached by four men, which the report described as looking North African and between the ages of 17-20. Continue Reading »

France Honors Muslim Who Saved Jews in Terrorist Attack With French Nationality

An official ceremony will be held on Jan 20, giving Lassana Bathily his French passport for his bravery during the hostage taking in the Hyper Casher market.

By Reuters


A Malian Muslim who hid shoppers from an Islamist gunman during an attack on a Jewish supermarket in Paris will be given French nationality, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday.

Lassana Bathily – Photo: Le Parisien

After the gunman had already killed people during a hostage taking in the store on Friday, 24-year old shop attendant Lassana Bathily hid several people.

Bathily saved the lives of six people whom he took to the supermarket’s freezer – sparing them from the scarring scene that was underway. Continue Reading »

Bennett: Paris victims’ families won’t be burdened with costs of plots & funeral


After Jewish burial association planned to charge Paris Jewry 40,000 shekels per burial plot and 10,000 per funeral for each victim of the kosher market terror attack, Minister Naftali Bennett decided Israel would cover the costs.

By Akiva Novik



Minister of Religious Services Naftali Bennett announced Tuesday night that the Jewish community of Paris will not have to pay for the burial plots and funerals of the Hyper Cacher victims.

Each of the families of the four Paris kosher market victims, laid to rest Tuesday in Jerusalem, was asked to pay 50,000 shekels to the Chevra Kaddisha for the burial plot and funeral, Ynet was told, after refusing to bury their loves ones in multi-storey tombs. Continue Reading »

Israel’s President: “Terror has never kept us down, and we do not want terror to subdue you.”

At the State funeral for the 4 Paris terror victims in Jerusalem, President Rivlin calls on French Jews to choose to make aliyah to Israel, rather than come out of fear for their safety in Europe: ‘We will continue to fight for your right to live as Jews – wherever you may be’.

By Roi Yanovsky


“This is not how we wanted to welcome you to Israel,” President Reuven Rivlin told the families of Yoav Hattab, Yohan Cohen, Francois-Michel Saada and Phillipe Braham – the four victims of the terror attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris. Thousands turned out in force on Tuesday to the state funeral held for the four men at the Givat Shaul Cemetery in Jerusalem. Continue Reading »

Once Again Jimmy Carter Blames Israeli-Palestinian Conflict For Radical Islamic Terror

While a BBC reporter apologized for linking anti-Semitic attacks in France to Palestinian ‘suffering’ at Israeli hands, Jimmy Carter, blames the Charlie Hebdo and the kosher supermarket attacks in France squarely on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

By i24news



Muslim frustration over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the factors that led to the attacks on satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket in Paris last week, former US President Jimmy Carter told Jon Stewart on the Daily Show on Monday.

Former 1-time President, Jimmy Carter – Photo by AP

When Stewart asked Carter what he believed led to the massacre, which claimed the lives of 17 people, the latter replied: “Well, one of the origins for it is the Palestinian problem. Continue Reading »

French Jewish Community Living in Fear

Friday’s antisemitic terrorist attack didn’t rattle the already nervous Jewish community, but it did instill genuine heartache and concern.
• Paris’ major synagogues suspended their Shabbat services for the 1st time since World War II.

By Boaz Bismuth


The last time I saw a Jewish minyan relocate from a synagogue to a private residence for security reasons was in 2010. I was in Rayda, Yemen, where the Jews were still reeling from the assassination of Moshe Nahari, the brother of a prominent rabbi.

I never thought I would find myself at the same exact same setting in Paris, only four years later.

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Leaked Al Jazeera emails expose ideological decent over support for Charlie Hebdo


The leaked internal Al Jazeera emails exposed a clear moral conflict between the Qatar-based network’s Muslim & non-Muslim employees.


Leaked internal emails from The Qatari-based Al Jazeera news to the New York-based National Review magazine revealed a split in the network’s employees that ran across lines of the global campaigns “I am Charlie” and “I am not Charlie” in the wake of multiple terror attacks in France.

Al Jazeera logo - Wikimedia CommonAl Jazeera logo – Photo Courtesy: Wikimedia Common

Al Jazeera English editor and executive producer Salah-Aldeen Khadr sent out a staff-wide e-mail last Thursday, reminding his staffers that “We are Al Jazeera!!!” Continue Reading »

French PM Declares, ‘If 100,000 Jews leave, France will no longer be France’


With possibility of 100,000 Jews fleeing France, French PM urges Jews not to leave the country, in an interview with The Atlantic.
• European Union rabbi urges Jerusalem to help fund security for French Jews, as 2nd option, not just urge Aliyah.

By Ynet


“If 100,000 French people of Spanish origin were to leave, I would never say that France is not France anymore. But if 100,000 Jews leave, France will no longer be France. The French Republic will be judged a failure,” French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday ahead of a memorial rally in honor of those killed in France in recent days. Continue Reading »

Israel’s PM Spoke with Freed French Hostage About Slain Jewish Man’s Heroism

Prime Minister Netanyahu said, “Celine (Charki) told me about the terrorist’s unfathomable cruelty & the heroism of a Jewish youth who tried to take his gun & shoot him.”

By Hezki Ezra, Gil Ronen


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Saturday evening that he spoke by phone with Celine Charki, who was one of the hostages held at the kosher supermarket in Paris Friday. “Celine told me about the terrorist’s unfathomable cruelty and the heroism of a Jewish youth who tried to take his gun and shoot him,” he said.

The heroic action was apparently taken by hostage Johan Cohen, who was killed.

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Hamas Hails ‘Heroic’ Paris Terrorist Attack on Friday, Condemns Them on Saturday

Hamas-linked publication praises attacks against Charlie Hebdo, by ‘the martyrs dispatched by God’ but reconsiders after Islamic leaders condemn the attack without mentioning the murdered French Jews.

By Ari Soffer


A Hamas-linked publication has praised the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, and hailed those responsible as “martyrs”.

Post praising Cherif, Said Kouachi, Amedy Coulibaly – Screenshot/Facebook/GPO

An image posted on Friday evening to the Facebook page of the Al-Rasalah publication featured the faces of the three Islamist terrorists eliminated by French security forces Friday, with a caption reading: “The shahidim [martyrs] who were dispatched by God, the heroes of the raid in Paris.”

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