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Francois Hollande

French Lessons French Lessons
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 by Simon Gordon | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

The saga that captured headlines around the world last week came to an end when Mohamed Merah—who had murdered four people, including three children, at the Ozer Hatorah Jewish school in Toulouse, France—was shot dead by French police. Before his death, Merah told police negotiators that he was a member of al-Qaeda.
Shalit: The French Connection Shalit: The French Connection
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 by Simon Gordon | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

When Gilad Shalit was released on October 17, Israel was not the only country to welcome the liberation of one of its citizens. Although Shalit was born and raised in Israel, he also holds French citizenship, through his grandmother.
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French Jews Under Fire Liam Hoare, Jewish Chronicle. One year after the Toulouse massacre, French Jews face increasing anti-Semitism from Muslims, and have few allies on either side of the political spectrum.
“The yogurt’s expiry date is now.” Michel Gurfinkiel, PJ Media. Unexpectedly departing from the anti-Zionist apologetics of France’s left-wing establishment, François Hollande has been tough on domestic Islamism and friendly toward Israel.    
Hollande Takes the Hard Line Bruce Crumley, Time. After a series of attacks against Jewish targets in France, Sunday’s anti-terror raids show that François Hollande is prepared for a fight with the country’s Islamists. 
Admitting France’s Crimes François Hollande, New York Review of Books. “The challenge is to fight tirelessly against all forms of falsification of history: not only the insult of Holocaust denial, but also the temptation of relativism.”