As every year, Crif organizes its National Convention with the participation of political figures, intellectuals, researchers and academics, leaders of civil society, journalists, artists. A day punctuated by conferences, round tables, debates and plenaries.
During the back-to-school period, the President of Crif shares his thoughts on the summer's news and the year to come.
Crif National Convention will be held on Sunday, November 19, at the Maison de la Chimie, in Paris. Dozens of conferences, debates, workshops and round-tables will be organized around the theme “France and the challenge of populism”.
Crif published, on July 25, an official reaction to the political situation in Israel. "Crif calls on the parties to resume dialogue as soon as possible to find a consensus solution that respects the founding democratic principles of the State of Israel."
At the ceremony commemorating the Vél d'Hiv roundup – 16 and 17 July 1942 – the President of Crif, Yonathan Arfi, gave an engaging speech. Jean-Luc Mélenchon – French extreme left leader –commented on some of his remarks.
A large crowd was gathered on Sunday, June 18, 2023, by Crif and FSJU, with the support of the Israeli Embassy in France, who organized a major public celebration in a significant location in Paris, Place du Trocadero, to mark publicly the 75th anniversary of the State of Israel. The Abraham Accords were also honored, with large Moroccan and Emirati delegations in attendance. Like the Celebrate Israel parade on the fifth avenue in Manhattan, people were gathered together in Paris, Place du Trocédro to celebrate Israel.