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Michel Bacos, French Hero Pilot of Jet Hijacked to Entebbe and Nazi Fighter, Dies at 94 Mar 30, 2019 France & Israel & Uganda & Genocide The New York Times: Michel Bacos, the valiant French pilot who was forced by terrorists to fly his jetliner to Entebbe, Uganda, in 1976, but Podcast: The Making of ‘Shoah’ by Claude Lanzmann Mar 7, 2019 Film & France & Holocaust & Judaism & Podcasts & BBC & Documentary & History Shoah is a 1985 French documentary film about the Holocaust, directed by Claude Lanzmann. It’s over nine hours long and took eleven years to make. Paris Exhibition Opens Honoring Diplomats Who Saved Jews in Holocaust Jan 24, 2019 Paris & France & Israel & Exhibition & Diplomats & Museum The Times of Israel reports that on January 24, 2019, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin opened a Paris museum exhibition highlighting the stories of Far Right Parties in Germany and France Immediately Critical of New Treaty Jan 22, 2019 France & Germany & Treaty & AfD & Le Pen & EU The Guardian reports that far right parties in Germany and France are already criticizing the Treaty of Aachen: Marine Le Pen, the leader of Germany and France Sign New Treaty to Bolster EU Jan 22, 2019 France & Germany & EU & Treaty & Quotations DW reports that Germany and France have signed a new bilateral pact called the Treaty of Aachen1 pledging deeper cooperation between the two nations France Honors Auschwitz Museum Director Jan 20, 2019 Poland & France & Award & Auschwitz & Museum Times of Israel reports that France has awarded the director of the Auschwitz Museum, Piotr Cywinski, with the National Order of the Legion of Bernard-Henri Lévy: ‘Antisemitism is back. Everywhere. Openly’ Jan 17, 2019 France & EU & USA & Antisemitism & Pittsburgh & UK & NYC & BHL In an interview with The Algemeiner, 70 year-old French author and intellectual, Bernard-Henri Lévy (BHL) warns of rising antisemitism in Europe and French Court Imposes One-Year Sentence for Hate Speech Jan 17, 2019 France & Court & Hate Speech & Antisemitism & Switzerland The Algemeiner reports that Alain Sorel of France has been sentenced to a year in prison by a French court after he was found guilty of inciting