A closer look at the Jews of France

A closer look at the Jews of France

By INTL. CHRISTIAN EMBASSY— With an estimated 550,000 members, France currently has Europe’s largest Jewish community and ranks third in the world behind Israel and the United States. The perception that most are native, well-off French Jews of Ashkenazi descent...
The courage to pack up and leave

The courage to pack up and leave

By FRANCINE KLAGSBRUN, JEWISH WEEK— ‘Picture the sudden change it was for him, without knowing how to read or write or even speak the language,” my father wrote in a memoir about his father’s coming to America from Russia in 1910. “They were the brave, the...