Is anti-Semitism Driving Jews From France? Not Necessarily

More than 400 French Jews have immigrated to Israel so far in 2014, with economic reasons or a sense of belonging more likely to be cited than fears of anti-Semitism.

ASHDOD – The Attlanns and their five children have barely been living in Israel for a month, but already know the drill well. When the air-raid sirens sounded, even when they were fast asleep – as some of them were on the hot summer morning during a recent visit – they popped out of bed and made a mad dash for the special fortified room in their apartment.