With US cold shoulder, should Israel now pivot towards France?

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a ceremony marking the 78th anniversary of late French General Charles de Gaulle's resistance call of June 18, 1940, at the Mont Valerien memorial in Suresnes, near Paris, France, June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/Pool

JPost: With a chill wind starting to blow toward Israel from Washington as US President Joe Biden still has not called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his spokeswoman equivocated oddly when asked whether Israel remained an important US ally, this might be the time for Israel to look at upgrading and revamping ties with France.

Yes, France, that country which so many Israelis view as anti-Israel because of its almost reflexive support for Palestinian positions in international forums, and its often hyper-critical condemnations of Israeli policy.

Yes, France, that country which many Israelis eye suspiciously dating back to Charles de Gaulle’s arms embargo just prior to the 1967 Six Day War. Read More …

View of Paris, France and the Eiffel Tower (photo credit: REUTERS)

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How Jews fleeing anti-Semitism in France are influencing Israeli politics

The disquiet remains. A survey published in January 2020 in the newspaper Le Parisien indicated that 34 per cent of French Jews have been the victim of anti-Semitic slurs or incidents. Seventy per cent said they live with fear. read more

“So the house of Israel shall know that I am the Lord their God from that day and forward.” Ezekiel 39:22

At the end of the great war of Gog and Magog the Jewish people will have no doubt that  God Himself won the war. God will have turned the enemy armies against each other (Ez. 38:21-22) in the same way He did in Judges 7 and 2 Chronicles 20.

The descendants of Jacob will make their way back to the land ending the diaspora (scattering) in preparation of the 7 years of tribulation.

“Then shall they know that I am the Lord their God, which caused them to be led into captivity among the heathen: but I have gathered them unto their own land, and have left none of them any more there.” Ezekiel 39:28

Daniel prophecies the final man of sin will come from somewhere in the boundaries of the Roman Empire.

“… and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary” Daniel 9:26.

Under France’s charismatic agnostic president, anti-Semitism is rising.