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Jewish Journal

Philip Carmel

  • Jewish Arsonist Worked for Paris Center

    September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    French Jewish leaders fear they may have cried wolf once too often after a Jew was arrested in connection with the well-publicized arson of a Jewish community center in central Paris.

    Paris police say a 52-year-old Jewish man arrested Monday morning in connection with the Aug. 22...

  • Increase in Violence Worries French Jews

    June 10, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Some Jewish officials are worried that anti-Semites are ratcheting up violence against Jews in France and that French courts are tacitly giving them a pass with light sentences.

    In the latest significant attack, community officials said an assailant tried to murder a yeshiva...

  • March 11 Attack Hit All Europe

    March 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    This time it was Spain, one of the principal European allies of the U.S.-led war in Iraq and a strong supporter of Israel's efforts against Palestinian terrorism.

    Following the suicide bombings in Madrid, which left more than 200 people dead and some 1,400 wounded, even countries...

  • French Jews

    February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    French Jewish leader Roger Cukierman has moderated his tone during the past 12 months -- but his message appears largely unaltered.

    Jews in France are living "in a time of malaise," Cukierman, president of the CRIF umbrella organization of French Jews, told more than 800 guests at...

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  • Morocco Bombings Shock Emigres

    May 22, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    For most Parisian Jews with roots in Casablanca, the news that their home community had been targeted by Islamic terrorists came like a bolt from the blue.

    "Sure, it's happened in every other Arab country, in Egypt, even Tunisia, but we never thought it would happen in Morocco,"...