First Summer in Israel for 150 French Jews | IFCJ
Skip Navigation

First Summer in Israel for 150 French Jews

Freedom Flight, French (Photo: Olivier Fitoussi)

A Fellowship Freedom Flight just arrived in Tel Aviv with a planeload of 150 French Jews who will begin new lives in Israel! Writers at Arutz Sheva tell us more.

“We have been wanting to make aliyah for a while, but after the terror attack at the Hyper Cacher we were left with no doubts. We are living in fear,” Saban said. “Our children go to an Orthodox school and as they leave the building they remove the kippah (skullcap) from their head. We no longer are sure of what we would like to do next, but we are confident that this is the right move for our children, and we pray to God it will all work out.”

“Aliyah has always been and is still a determining factor in Israeli society. The olim coming on aliyah from France have experienced some terrible incidents of hatred directed at them for one reason only – simply because they are Jewish,” said Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, President of the IFCJ.


Previous Post

Next Post

Landscape photo of Jerusalem with the Dome of the Rock in the foreground.

Visit Israel

Here you’ll find an array of useful information on accommodations, transportation, exchanging currency, Israel's climate and customs, and much more. So get the most out of your trip to Israel with the help of The Fellowship.

Read More

About The Fellowship (IFCJ)

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) funds humanitarian aid to the needy in Israel and in Jewish communities around the world, promotes prayer and advocacy on behalf of the Jewish state, and provides resources that help build bridges of understanding between Christians and Jews.

Read More