Jewish Journal

Anti-Semitism Takes No Holiday in France

by Carole Raphaelle Davis

August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm

Tombstones spray-painted with swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans in an attack on the Herrlisheim cemetary in Alsace, France, in May 2004. Photo by Pierre Levy/CRIF Alsace

This is the season of le grand départ, when millions of French people leave for their summer vacation. Eighty-four percent of the... read full article

  • Sharon Defuses Settlement Crisis

    by Leslie Susser

    August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    For a day or two in early August, Israel and the United States seemed to be heading for a showdown neither side wanted.

    Quick action by Israeli Prime...

  • Do Not Abandon the Jews of France

    by Rabbi Lawrence Goldmark

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    As the old song goes: "I love Paris in the springtime. I love Paris in the fall." But for many Jews, Paris, and all of France, is not at the top of their...

  • Shabbat in Jerusalem

    by Laurel Sternberg

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Friday in Israel is not really a work day, but a semi-holiday. Friday is not a holy day, but it has a special flavor because it is when we finalize our...

  • Kerry Must Walk Mideast Tightrope

    by James D. Besser

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass), who claimed the Democratic presidential nomination at the party's convention in Boston last week, is almost certain to win a...

  • Sudan—Why We Can’t Give Up on the U.N.

    by Rabbi Robin Podolsky

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Over 30,000 people have been brutally murdered in the Darfur region of Sudan. At least 120,000 are living in tent camps, now being hammered by rains that...

  • If the Situation Were Reversed

    by Gideon Levy

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    What would happen if a Palestinian terrorist were to detonate a bomb at the entrance to an apartment building in Israel and cause the death of an elderly...

  • Israel Presses for Halt on Iran A-Bomb

    by Leslie Susser

    August 5, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    After months of keeping a low profile on Iran's nuclear program, Israel has launched an intensive diplomatic campaign to convince the international...

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