JFNA Announce France Emergency Fund

January 13, 2015 | Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

The Jewish Federations of North America have begun a France Emergency Fund to ensure that local Jewish institutions, schools and synagogues as well as French Jewish citizens are protected from further attacks.

“We are horrified and profoundly saddened by the two terror attacks in Paris, including the brutal murder of four members of the French Jewish community in a deadly siege at the Hyper Cacher kosher market. These tragic events make it abundantly clear that Jews around the world face a unique and elevated threat from global terrorism.

The Jewish Federations of North America has been tracking and responding to events in Paris as they occur. In coordination with the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office and the Service de protection de la communauté juive in France, we are working to ensure that local Jewish institutions, schools and synagogues as well as French Jewish citizens are protected from further attacks….”

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