The Union Libérale Israélite de France , sometimes called the rue Copernic synagogue, is a Liberal Jewish synagogue, located in Paris, France. Founded in 1907 by Rabbi Louis-Germain Levy, it is the oldest Reform synagogue in France. It has been led by Rabbi Michael Williams since 1978. Since 2014, Rabbi Philippe Haddad and Rabbi Jonas Jacquelin have been chosen to lead ULIF synagogue.
The 1980 Paris synagogue bombing took place on October 3, 1980, on the eve of Simchat Torah, when the synagogue of ULIF, located in the rue Copernic, was bombed. A bomb hidden in a motorcycle went off outside the synagogue, killing four pedestrians.
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