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  • Dieudonne and Ahmadinejad trade mutual admiration

    February 27, 2015 | 11:08 am

     Iranian ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called Dieudonne M’bala M’bala a “great artist” during a meeting in Tehran with the French comic who is a repeat inciter of hate against Jews.

    Dieudonne visited the Islamic Republic last week, the news site fararu.com reported, and ...

  • Dieudonne trial over ‘gas chambers’ remark starting

    January 28, 2015 | 10:57 am

    The French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala is standing trial for saying that a Jewish journalist should have died “in the gas chambers.”

    The trial in criminal court begins Wednesday for Dieudonne, who has been convicted seven times for inciting racial hatred against Jews.


  • Stay or go? French Jews face a growing – and emotional – dilemma

    January 21, 2015 | 10:18 am

    Israel? The United States? Canada? South Korea, India, Singapore or Japan? French Jews have intensified their search for a new home, and they’ve diversified their potential destinations. For the past 15 years, anti-Semitism has become more and more common, more and more violent,...

  • Time to rethink our “never again” promise…

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    June 4, 2014 | 8:33 am

    “Never again means NEVER AGAIN” – in the past couple of months, I encountered this sentence online more times than I can count. It is usually associated with Israel’s National Holocaust Remembrance Day. We were taught this sentence every year since first grade, when our teacher...

  • Quebec promoter nixes performances by anti-Semitic comic Dieudonne

    May 14, 2012 | 10:46 am

    A series of performances in Montreal by the French comedian Dieudonne M’Bala M’Bala, whose act has included anti-Semitic references, has been canceled.

    Quebec’s largest concert promoter pulled the plug on the four shows scheduled for this week by Dieudonne, whose routine has...