November 25, 2003 10:00am
The "Geneva accord" peace plan — negotiated by out-of-office politicians and downplayed by Israeli officials — nevertheless has mobilized many supporters who are preparing to gather in Switzerland for a formal signing ceremony.
November 24, 2003 10:00am
Some French Jews are outraged by a traveling circus on a site from which French Jews were sent to their deaths in World War II – while some survivors accuse the protestors of political posturing.
November 18, 2003 10:00am
A recent arson attack on a Jewish school near Paris convinced France´s government that it was time to take tough measures against anti-Semitism.
November 5, 2003 10:00am
According to a recent poll, Europeans consider Israel more of a threat to world peace than any other country.
October 28, 2003 10:00am
Israeli officials are incensed by reports that European states are offering financial backing to a peace plan negotiated by Israeli opposition figures and that runs counter to government policy.
October 9, 2003 9:00am
French Jewish leaders are breathing sighs of relief after police intervention allowed a pro-Israel demonstration outside Palestinian Authority offices in Paris to proceed without violent incident.
September 30, 2003 9:00am
French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen´s campaign for the leadership of a key region in southern France has worried leaders of local Jewish communities, who fear a victory would give credence to Le Pen´s anti-Semitic politics.
September 8, 2003 9:00am
European Jewish groups and the Bush administration are welcoming the decision by the European Union to ban Hamas´ political wing, but Israel supporters are uncertain whether the decision will result in any substantial action.
August 17, 2003 9:00am
With France battered by a record heat wave this month, the Jewish death rate has almost tripled in Paris, and Jewish organizations have struggled to cope as unburied corpses have had to wait up to four days for Jewish burial.
July 27, 2003 9:00am
In 2005, the French city of Troyes will celebrate the 900th anniversary of the death of its most famous son, known to the Jewish world by his acronym of Rashi. Rashi is esteemed for his monumental commentary on the Talmud and the Torah.