France’s principal masonic organisation has withdrawn a text which accused Crif, the country’s Jewish umbrella organisation and EJC affiliate, of causing antisemitism.
Former French President Jacques Chirac has marked French political life for more than 40 years. Crif pays tribute to his struggles, his actions, and his unfailing commitment to the French Republic values. Jacques Chirac lead France to face its history, and we will never forget it.
Last week, Columbia University (New York) hosted its Global Leaders Forum. Among the speakers was Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Bin Mohamad, sadly well known for his antisemitic statements. During his speech, Romy Ronen, a member of the Columbia student organization Students Supporting Israel (SSI) called him out and asked him to clarify his position. We have asked SSI to tell us more about their brave move.
On August 9, we commemorated the tragic anniversary of Jo Goldenberg restaurant attack, 37 years ago, located rue des Rosiers, in the historic Jewish quarter of Paris. Crif was present at the ceremony in honor of the victims of the attack. A few days later, it came to Crif some revelations of the former Director of the DST (the Directorate for Territorial Surveillance).
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Last week, dozens of countries, including Norway and six EU countries, voted at the United Nations in favour of two resolutions that accuse Israel of violating women’s rights and human rights. Crif President Francis Kalifat expressed his lack of understanding of this vote. He regretted that France had voted in favour of the resolutions, alongside those who "daily flout human rights".