Few days ago, given the exceptional health situation in our country, the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron had to cancel his participation in the 35th Crif Dinner scheduled for Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Under these conditions, President of Crif Francis Kalifat announced the postponement of Crif 2020 Dinner.
Fighting antisemitism and hatred, preserving the Holocaust remembrance, fully supporting the State of Israel in its sustainability and in its security... Learn about the missions and actions of the Representative Council of Jewish institutions in France (Crif).
You know his name, you know his face, but what do you really know about Francis Kalifat, the current President of Crif?
For several months, Crif has been working on setting up an Online Hate Speech Observatory in order to quantify hate contents over the Internet, in France.
The Representative Council of Jews of France (Crif), an affiliate of the World Jewish Congress, partnered with the Shoah Memorial to organize a visit for students from Seine-Saint-Denis - a French department northeast of Paris - to the memorial late last month.
75 years ago, on January 27, 1945, the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp was liberated by the Red army. As a symbol, the Paris Shoah Memorial chose to inaugurate the renovated Wall of Names. An official ceremony took place in the presence of the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron. Crif President Francis Kalifat was among the distinguished guests.