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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 – 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 »
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.
“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 »