Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Av 20, 5776
By:
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
George Sakheim has long collected mementos like the armband from his time in the U.S. Army during World War II: personal photographs of concentration camps catalogued in a photo album, official documents, his own diary — all summarized on poster boards he put together to showcase his experiences.
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By:
Melissa Apter | JE Staff
Led by the chief rabbi of France, Haim Korsia, some 200 French Jews and Israel’s ambassador to France gathered at the Synagogue de la Victoire on Sunday evening to pray for the victims and those healing.
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By:
JTA
Last week’s terror attacks have well-to-do Jews — relatively insulated from the anti-Semitic incidents that have occurred in poorer areas — thinking about leaving France.
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JTA
Israel is home to some 150,000 French Jews. Many now say that they are hurting for their country of origin, but thankful to be far from Paris.
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JTA
One of the victims of the Paris terror attacks was the wife of the Jewish owner of a restaurant that was sprayed by gunfire.
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