The Crif expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. The former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth of Nations passed away on Saturday, November 7.
150 years ago, on October 24, 1870, the Crémieux Decree was promulgated, granting French citizenship to the 37,000 Jews of Algeria. Didier Nébot looks back on this major event in the history of the Jews of Algeria.
Wednesday November 4th began the pleas of AMIA terror attack trial, wich caused the death of 85 persons. The advocates of representatives of the Jewish Mutual Association of Argentina (AMIA) presented their plea. To better understand the stakes of this trial, we asked Miguel Bronfman, AMIA´s legal representative and attorney in the criminal proceeding related to the bombing case for more than 22 years.
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On the evening of Monday November 2, terrorism hit Vienna right in the heart. Islamists attacks have plunged the lively Austrian capital into darkness. Ariel Muzicant, Honorary President of the Jewish Community of Vienna and Austria (IKG), and Vice-President of European Jewish Congress (EJC), answered our questions.
"There is a great deal of relief within the Jewish community here" stated the The Board of Deputies of British Jews after Jeremy Corbyn has been suspended by the Labour party.