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Sunday, February 21 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Jews of France: Time to Leave?

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We've all seen and heard the troublesome news about the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe, and particularly in France. As French Jews rush to make aliyah to Israel or leave for Quebec or Miami, a difficult question must be asked: Is there a future for Jews in France? In this session, we will investigate the rise of anti-Semitism in modern times in France – its causes, the effect of Arab immigration to France, Jewish integration into French society, as well as the relationship between events in Israel and anti-Semitic acts in France.

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Hana Barouk

Teacher, Self, CAJE Miami
Born and raised in Paris, France, Hana Barouk received her PhD in Languages, Literatures and Civilizations from University of Lille III, France. From 2004 to 2008 she was vice-principal of BMC Teachers’ College in Ste Agathe, Quebec where she was instrumental in opening a dialogue... Read More →

Sunday February 21, 2016 9:00am - 9:50am EST
Room 114