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French Jews Fleeing to Florida
Arutz 7 ^ | 3-12-2007 | IsraelNN.com

Posted on 03/12/2007 3:31:19 PM PDT by Nachum

Jews fleeing anti-Semitism in France are flocking to southern Florida, according to a local newspaper. Most of the 14,000 who have fled since 2001 have moved to Israel, but the Florida coast is a close second. Jewish organizations estimate that 2,000-4,000 French Jews live in the Miami-Dade County area.

"The general hostility of Muslims in France toward Jews, is...behind my decision to leave,'' Rod Kukurudz, who now lives with his wife and their three daughters in Surfside, Florida, told the Miami Herald. "French Jews see the handwriting on the wall and say, `We're not going to wait until it's too late,' '' said Greater Miami Jewish Federation official Jacob Solomon.

An organization involved in French Jewish immigration estimates that 50,000 more French Jews are planning to move to Israel and another 10,000 to Florida.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: exodus; fleeing; florida; france; french; jews; judeophobia
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1 posted on 03/12/2007 3:31:23 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Wise move and Welcome. I think they will be voting Republican.


2 posted on 03/12/2007 3:32:44 PM PDT by Borges
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To: Nachum

Le Oy!


3 posted on 03/12/2007 3:33:21 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Tagline wanted...inquire within)
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To: Nachum; Alouette; Salem; SJackson; All

Pinging Israel news list


4 posted on 03/12/2007 3:34:15 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: Borges

Let's hope they vote GOP but in any case I can't blame them for coming.


5 posted on 03/12/2007 3:34:26 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Peace without victory is a temporary illusion.)
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To: Nachum

We're glad to have you!


6 posted on 03/12/2007 3:34:51 PM PDT by The Blitherer (What the devil is keeping the Yanks? Duncan Hunter for President '08!)
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To: Nachum
Interesting. I wonder if this will skew the typical leftward slant in the southern part of the state?
7 posted on 03/12/2007 3:35:44 PM PDT by RepoGirl ("Tom, I'm getting dead from you, but I'm not getting Un-dead..." -- Frasier Crane)
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To: Borges

They should. They are running out of places to run to.


8 posted on 03/12/2007 3:35:56 PM PDT by PeteB570 (Guns, what real men want for Christmas)
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To: Borges

Well then they're apparently smarter then the Jews in New York then !!!


9 posted on 03/12/2007 3:36:03 PM PDT by Obie Wan
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To: Borges

I doubt the majority who go on to get citizenship, and then go on to vote, will vote Republican.


10 posted on 03/12/2007 3:37:36 PM PDT by Aetius
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To: Borges

IF so I wish they would move to Palm Beach county instead of Miami Dade!
susie


11 posted on 03/12/2007 3:38:08 PM PDT by brytlea (amnesty--an act of clemency by an authority by which pardon is granted esp. to a group of individual)
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To: Nachum
I can only hope and pray that they will not join with the pro al Qaeda Democrats in South Florida.

But am glad that they got out before it was too late.
12 posted on 03/12/2007 3:38:11 PM PDT by YOUGOTIT (56 Supporters of al Qaeda are seated in the US Senate)
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To: Nachum

Great news! It's about time. Similar to leaving Germany or Poland in 1936.


13 posted on 03/12/2007 3:39:48 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Borges

I don't know how long it will be before they're able to vote at all since they're here legally and have to follow rules which don't apply to others. I hope they'll vote conservative, too, but I still welcome them who are fleeing a coming muslim-led holocaust against them in Europe.


14 posted on 03/12/2007 3:42:51 PM PDT by Emmett McCarthy
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To: Borges
I agree it's a wise move. I agree that they are welcome, and probably among the better immigrants we get.

None the less I see little need, in general, for more immigrants. The USA has enough people, and I'm personally more interested in having lots of empty space than living in an India style ant-farm. Sure we COULD easily accomodate 1 billion Americans, but on a purely selfish level I don't want them here. So I will try to influence our gutless sellout Representatives to stop letting everyone move here who has some issue with their homeland.

As for their voting preferences the RIGHTWING party in France is more like the Democrats. The LEFTWING are out-and-out Socialists and proud of it. Jewish Americans vote overwhelmingly Democratic.

So perhaps they will vote Republican because they percieve the Republicans as being stronger against Islamofascism, but at the same time they will have to overcome a lot of the "Bush is Hitler" "Republicans are Fascists" political noise that is epidemic in Europe and France.

15 posted on 03/12/2007 3:42:57 PM PDT by Jack Black
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To: Nachum

Get out while you still can - before the French put you on trains again.


16 posted on 03/12/2007 3:43:46 PM PDT by Lexington Green
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To: Borges

don't bet on it.


17 posted on 03/12/2007 3:45:34 PM PDT by mrmargaritaville
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To: Borges
I think they will be voting Republican.

That seems unlikely given that Chirac passes as a conservative in France.

18 posted on 03/12/2007 3:46:30 PM PDT by Dog Gone
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To: Borges

I would say these newcomers will probably be voting Democrat according to the past history of their voting patterns. Correct me if I'm wrong.


19 posted on 03/12/2007 3:48:17 PM PDT by Plains Drifter (America First, Last, and Always!!!)
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To: Nachum

You know I read the first paragraph and I was going to say how funny it is that the larger the religion of peace grows in that country, the more I hear reports of anti-Semitism....Then I read the second paragraph.



20 posted on 03/12/2007 3:48:44 PM PDT by Screamname (Looking for a good book to read? Read "Night song of the last Tram" by Robert Douglas.)
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To: Aetius

They're observant Jews. Ergo, they are Republicans.

Don't confuse secularists with Jewish grandparents as actual Jews.


21 posted on 03/12/2007 3:49:53 PM PDT by MeanWestTexan (Kol Hakavod Lezahal)
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To: Emmett McCarthy
since they're here legally I certainly hope so, but I've known alot of europeans here illegally. I would be surprized to learn that all french are perfectly law abiding.
22 posted on 03/12/2007 3:50:15 PM PDT by DancesWithBolsheviks
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To: Lexington Green

"Get out while you still can - before the French put you on trains again."

Happened to my in laws. Set "free" (to flee with clothes on backs and money up rectal cavity) by Germans.

They hate the French more than the Germans. Germans learned their mistakes. The French just covered it up.


23 posted on 03/12/2007 3:52:33 PM PDT by MeanWestTexan (Kol Hakavod Lezahal)
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To: Nachum

France's loss and our gain.


24 posted on 03/12/2007 3:53:45 PM PDT by Jorge
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To: Borges
I think they will be voting Republican.

Not a chance. Have you already forgotten the 2000 and 2004 elections?

In addition, since they won't be citizens, that, by definition, means democrat votes.

25 posted on 03/12/2007 4:00:28 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: Nachum

Typical French cowards. They would rather surrender their country than fight for it. They spit on us then flee here for their security. There is no way these people are conservatives. The pansy party is the democrat party. That is where their support will go.


26 posted on 03/12/2007 4:00:55 PM PDT by Ron in Acreage (VOTE DEMOCRAT--TERRORISTS ARE COUNTING ON IT)
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To: DancesWithBolsheviks

You're right and I shouldn't have made that assumption. If I were trying to remove my family from what I think may be coming for Jews in France, I'd want to "dot all the i s and cross all the t s" so as to be sure not to get sent back.


27 posted on 03/12/2007 4:02:15 PM PDT by Emmett McCarthy
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To: Ron in Acreage

Yours is an interesting point of view. I don't think much of it, though.


28 posted on 03/12/2007 4:06:41 PM PDT by Clara Lou (Run, Fred, run!)
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To: Clara Lou

Truth hurts.


29 posted on 03/12/2007 4:08:53 PM PDT by Ron in Acreage (VOTE DEMOCRAT--TERRORISTS ARE COUNTING ON IT)
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To: Nachum

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1799079/posts


30 posted on 03/12/2007 4:08:54 PM PDT by devane617 (Let's take back our country -- get a job in the MSM, or education system. We need you.)
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To: Nachum

Leave that country. It's starting again. My 82 year old German mother can tell you how Jews escaped that country between 1936 and 1938 from around Bamberg. We are Catholic and we are also not liked by France. Put what you have on the market and move out. I did not like France 20 years ago and like it even less today.


31 posted on 03/12/2007 4:12:19 PM PDT by BobS
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To: Nachum

Cool another intellectual wind fall for the US.


32 posted on 03/12/2007 4:14:56 PM PDT by Walkingfeather (u)
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To: Ron in Acreage

Yes, it is painful to see a know-nothing shooting off at the mouth.


33 posted on 03/12/2007 4:21:39 PM PDT by Clara Lou (Run, Fred, run!)
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To: Nachum

Here is what is wrong with this:

The Muslims are harassing people where they move and then the indigenous population moves out and the Muslims take over. They are doing it in several locations, including Bethlehem, where the Catholics are moving out. They will do this everywhere they go. These Catholics have appealed to the Vatican, but have not gotten any help.

The same technique is used my Mexicans in the US. Not here in Texas, as much, but I know it is happening on the east coast. They harass people and the cops won't do anything.

The other problem is that the Muslim population is growing faster than the European population, so not only do you have them growing from a newborn perspective, but also because Europeans are emigrating.

This is bad.


34 posted on 03/12/2007 4:22:27 PM PDT by cowtowney
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To: Borges

My bet would be they will join the rest of the Jewish liberals and vote for the liks of Hillary Clinton.


35 posted on 03/12/2007 4:25:19 PM PDT by sgtbono2002 (I will forgive Jane Fonda, when the Jews forgive Hitler.)
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To: cowtowney

Hm-m-m-m, wonder what the Muslimes are going to do with all that good French wine when everyone else is gone....


36 posted on 03/12/2007 4:33:48 PM PDT by hardworking (The 'best' Republican candidate is the one that can defeat Hitlery-Osama. Period.)
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To: Clara Lou

You may not think much of Ron from the Acreage's point of view but I totally agree with him.


37 posted on 03/12/2007 4:38:51 PM PDT by Riptides
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To: sgtbono2002
The article posted earlier [yesterday or Saturday] said that these French are applying for visas. How are they going to vote? See here.
38 posted on 03/12/2007 4:42:43 PM PDT by Clara Lou (Run, Fred, run!)
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To: Riptides

That's nice.


39 posted on 03/12/2007 4:43:43 PM PDT by Clara Lou (Run, Fred, run!)
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To: MeanWestTexan

"secularists with Jewish grandparents."

Good point.


40 posted on 03/12/2007 4:46:29 PM PDT by California Patriot (..)
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To: RepoGirl

I would think it's a small net plus for the GOP, maybe more than small. This is a self-selected group who understand how bad things have gotten, and how much worse they're likely to get. I doubt very much that most will be Democrats. And those who are, will rarely be the sort of Democrats we all detest.


41 posted on 03/12/2007 4:48:38 PM PDT by California Patriot (..)
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To: Aetius

Even if they vote straight ticket democrat, I would welcome them to this country.
Better off in a land where they can live safe and buy a gun if they need it.

France if self destructing. God bless all those who can see the writing on the wall.


42 posted on 03/12/2007 4:49:34 PM PDT by Cyclops08
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To: Jack Black

I think most of these people will see through the political idiocy and political correctness of most of their Jewish-American cousins. Now and then, they might even educate a few.


43 posted on 03/12/2007 4:50:26 PM PDT by California Patriot (..)
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To: Cyclops08

I'm glad they got out of France too. You know the old saying, Jewish people are the canary in the coal mine. When things start going south societally speaking, the situation might begin with the Jews and anti-Semitism, but it doesn't end with them. France had better wake up.


44 posted on 03/12/2007 4:53:16 PM PDT by Cecily
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To: hardworking

Drink to death...:-)


45 posted on 03/12/2007 4:54:38 PM PDT by QQQQ
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To: Clara Lou

You and I both know how they will vote when they get the chance. Democrap.

The part I liked was where it said the French were not an anti-semitic people. LOL, Now thats funny.

We all know how hard the French fought Hitler to stop the trains that were transporting the jews to the death camps.
I watched a movie once called "The Train" starring Burt lancaster. In it Burt and all of the French people were trying to stop the Germans from stealing art treasures.

It seems the art treasures meant a lot more to the French than the whole community of Jews they sent off to die.


46 posted on 03/12/2007 4:57:43 PM PDT by sgtbono2002 (I will forgive Jane Fonda, when the Jews forgive Hitler.)
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To: sgtbono2002

No, these are observant Jews. They vote like Baptists.


47 posted on 03/12/2007 4:59:33 PM PDT by MeanWestTexan (Kol Hakavod Lezahal)
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To: Cecily
France had better wake up.

France committed suicide 90 years ago. April 16 is the 90 year anniversary of their worst defeat in WWI (2nd battle of the Aisne), which followed on the heals of Verdun where they lost 550,000 alone in 1916.

The people occupying France today are French in name only (FINO?). The warriors who followed French military doctrine of constant offense never had a chance to reproduce - their bones are piled high in ossuaries.

The French today are the offspring of weaklings & cowards.

48 posted on 03/12/2007 5:09:41 PM PDT by Chuck Dent
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To: sgtbono2002
You and I both know how they will vote when they get the chance.
I'm sorry--I don't have your prescience. I admit it, though--they are French.
My major problem was with the person who called them "cowards" for leaving France--as though French Jews had the power to stop Islamic immigrants from multiplying like rabbits. Talk is cheap, especially from a computer desk in the US.
49 posted on 03/12/2007 5:14:54 PM PDT by Clara Lou (Run, Fred, run!)
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To: cowtowney
The other problem is that the Muslim population is growing faster than the European population, so not only do you have them growing from a newborn perspective, but also because Europeans are emigrating. This is bad.

It is bad-- for Europe-- but I don't think it is up to a few thousand Jews to save Europe's sorry butt. I doubt the French government, or the EU, is doing much to protect them, when the chips are down.

50 posted on 03/12/2007 5:21:27 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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