Outrage after 1980 Paris synagogue bombing suspect walks free

Rue Copernic bombing suspect released with monitoring bracelet. French Jewish leaders: release an 'outrage', 'insult to victims.'Arutz Sheva staff, 5/17/2016, 3:21 PM

France's surrender to PLO and Muslim pressure on "Palestine"

France's planned recognition of a "Palestinian State" will only send more Jews out of France. David Singer, 2/14/2016, 6:16 AM

Marseilles fans show solidarity with kippot during soccer match

Fan clubs of Marseilles soccer team urge their supporters to come to the game wearing kippot to show solidarity with Jewish Community.Raphael Poch, 1/19/2016, 12:27 PM

French Twitter users show support for kippah protest

French Twitter posters use #TousAvecUneKippa along with pictures of celebrities wearing kippot in support of Jewish community.Matt Wanderman, 1/13/2016, 7:04 PM

Jewish pride: Kippot to be distributed on French streets

Rabbi Levi Matusof says despite calls to stop wearing kippot in public, more and more French Jews are looking for sense of connection.Benny Tocker, 1/13/2016, 4:49 PM

French wear kippot as sign of solidarity with Jewish community

Non-Jewish Frenchman in Marseilles have told community President Zvi Amar that they will wear kippot to show solidarity with the community.Shimon Cohen, 1/13/2016, 1:30 PM

Marseilles: Jew targeted in anti-Semitic machete attack

Jewish teacher attacked by machete-wielding teen on his way to school near community synagogue in Marseilles.Orli Harrari, 1/11/2016, 12:53 PM

French Jews wary after far-right gains in French elections

Marine Le Pen's National Front ahead in polls; French Jewish MP unsettled by reactionist vote.Ido Ben Porat, 12/6/2015, 10:47 PM

French Jewish groups call for 'merciless war' against terror

Umbrella organization of French Jewish groups condemns Paris attacks, issues new safety instructions to synagogues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2015, 9:11 AM

In France, denouncing anti-Semitism is risky

France has become dangerous for Jews, especially those who say what they think in the land of pseudo "liberty, equality and fraternity." Giulio Meotti, 11/7/2015, 6:40 PM

France: Jews, Muslims Forced to Wear Red Discs Around Necks

Elementary school students in Burgundy singled out for not eating pork; mayor withdraws initiative in shock after parents, leaders protest.Tova Dvorin, 9/27/2015, 11:54 AM

French Aliyah Stealing Paris Hi-Tech Talent

France's Economy Minister visits Israel to lure back Jewish business and hi-tech experts, insists Jews 'can innovate as well in France.'Tova Dvorin, 9/9/2015, 10:14 PM

Will French Students be Forced to Eat Pork?

French court to rule on controversial decision to ban kosher, halal meal options in one town's schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2015, 2:26 PM

200 French Immigrants Arrive as French Aliyah Takes Off

French Aliyah up 11% since 2014; Israel expecting between 30,000 - 35,000 new immigrants this year - the most since 2005.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2015, 1:41 PM

Paris to Build 'European Center for Judaism'

'It would’ve been easy to give up and say Jews are leaving,' says Jewish Consistoire head. 'I want to convey a different message.'Hillel Fendel, 7/5/2015, 1:40 PM

Paris Supermarket to Reopen Two Months After Attack

Site of January's hostage crisis and murder of 4 Jews to reopen with new staff, renovations just two months after heinous attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2015, 1:15 PM

French Jews Can’t Get Any More Integrated than they Already Are

Jews remaining in France are caught between the oversights of the government and Muslims’ own sense of misery.Gedalyah Reback, 3/9/2015, 9:26 PM

'There is No Future for Jews in Western Europe'

Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky urges gov't to invest more money in Aliyah, ahead of expected 15,000 new immigrants in 2015.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 2/17/2015, 9:09 AM

Anti-Semitism Doubled in France in 2014

Days after report says France is the world's most dangerous country for Jews, CRIF reveals huge increase in anti-Semitic violence in 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2015, 10:58 AM

US Jewish Security Arm Urges Groups to Report Threats

After terror attacks in Paris left 17 dead, the Secure Community Network calls on US Jewish organizations to report threats and attacks.Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2015, 11:05 PM

Far Left to Petition Against Plan to Bring French Jews to Judea

Housing Minister Uri Ariel's plan receives fierce backlash from Left, calls idea to bring French to Judea-Samaria a 'cynical move.'Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 1/14/2015, 8:22 AM

Chief Rabbi Urges French Jews: Don't Abandon Your Faith

Chief Rabbi David Lau urges French Jewry to be kinder to one another, keep observing commandments in light of tragedy.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/13/2015, 9:48 AM

30% of French Jewish Students Stay Home After Attacks

Despite security detail at 700 Jewish institutions, 1 in 3 stay home after Friday attack; students say they are afraid for their lives.Tova Dvorin, 1/13/2015, 9:09 AM

Supermarket Manager 'Can No Longer Remain in Paris'

Brother of Hyper Casher manager and terror victim, Patrice Oalid, tells German newspaper Patrice plans to make aliyah after recovering.Cynthia Blank, 1/12/2015, 10:10 PM

Minister of Immigrant Absorption: Expedite the Aliyah Process

Minister of Absorption Sofa Landver vows to ease Aliyah for all immigrants - but especially French Jews.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/12/2015, 5:51 PM

French Comedian Investigated for 'Inciting Terrorism'

Notorious anti-Semitic comic Dieudonne is being investigated for a Facebook comment poking fun at last week's terror attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2015, 5:41 PM

Israeli, French Leaders Divided on Right Place for France's Jews

While Israeli PM Netanyahu calls for Jews to 'come home to Israel,' French leaders argue security will be ramped up to protect them.Arutz Sheva Staff , 1/11/2015, 2:31 PM

Watch: Solidarity Rally with the Jews of France

Dozens of French immigrants and public officials gathered in Tel Aviv to show support for the French Jews killed in a terror attack Friday.Yoni Kempinski , 1/11/2015, 2:16 PM

Sharansky: Europe Must Be as Concerned as We Are

On his way to attend mass rally in Paris, Natan Sharansky shares his thoughts on Jews' security in Europe and immigration to Israel.Hezki Baruch, Paris, 1/11/2015, 1:16 PM

'French Aliyah Will Double in 2015'

Rabbi Moshe Sabag estimates that 14 or 15 thousand French Jews will immigrate to Israel as a result of recent terror attacks.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2015, 10:58 AM

Netanyahu Flies to Paris for Memorial Rally

On his way to Paris Sunday morning, Netanyahu called for a renewed fight against terrorism and for Jews to come home to Israel.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2015, 8:37 AM

Rabbi: No Injuries in Paris Synagogue Attack a 'Miracle'

'We see now that Torah protects and saves,' Rabbi of Paris synagogue says, two days after terrorist sprays bullets at the building.Haim Lev, 12/24/2014, 10:46 PM

French MP Presents Netanyahu with 'AntiSemitox'

'Magic pill' against anti-Semitism evokes smile from PM, highlights need to battle hate crimes in France.Tova Dvorin, 12/23/2014, 9:19 AM

1,100 French Jewish Teens Celebrate Hannukah in Jerusalem

Large-scale high school trip part of Jewish Agency efforts to increase French Aliyah (immigration).Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2014, 10:19 AM

French Jews Turn to Krav Maga in Battle Against Anti-Semitism

Martial arts program aimed specifically at French Jews to train them, mentally and physically, to fight frequent attacks.Yedidya Ben-Or, Tova Dvorin, 10/26/2014, 12:38 PM

Jewish Leader Indicted For Calling Dieudonne 'Anti-Semite'

Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala has 10 convictions of incitement - but a French Jewish leader is being indicted for calling him out on it.Tova Dvorin, 10/22/2014, 4:37 PM

French Official: Several Jewish Converts Fighting for ISIS

A 'handful' of Jewish teenagers said to have joined ISIS. Jewish community officials say trend 'inconceivable.'Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 1:37 PM

Jewish Groups React to Possible Jewish Defense League Ban

French Jewish leaders distance themselves from controversial group, but also question why violent pro-Palestinian groups do not face a ban.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2014, 7:42 PM

Despite Anti-Semitism Fear, Anti-Israel Protests Resume in Paris

Brief ban lifted after 'guarantee' given that demonstrations would not descend into violence; minister denounces Jewish Defense League.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2014, 9:19 PM

Paris Allows Anti-Israel Protests to Resume Despite Violence

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls condemns 'hatred' in pro-Palestinian demonstrations, but says protesters have 'legitimate motives.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2014, 2:58 PM

Paris: Police Ban Pro-Palestinian Protest Due to Anti-Semitism

Police ban demonstration after protestors call to 'smash the Jews' on Twitter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2014, 8:36 PM

Watch: Natan Sharansky Speaks on French Aliyah

What are the driving factors behind over 1% of the French Jewish community moving to Israel in 2014? Special Arutz Sheva interview.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2014, 9:56 AM

France's Jewish Community Elects New Grand Rabbi

Haim Korsia, 51, the Jewish chaplain of the French army, was elected to a seven-year term by members of the Central Consistory.AFP, 6/22/2014, 6:05 PM

Paris: Jews Stabbed Hours After Brussels Attacks

French Interior Ministry ups security at Jewish sites following stabbing; details still developing.Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2014, 1:59 PM

Canadian Court Backs Extradition of Terrorist

Court dismisses Hassan Diab's appeals, supports government order to extradite to France. Diab accused in 1980 bombing of French synagogue.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2014, 7:36 PM

French Aliyah Skyrocketing Amid Growing Anti-Semitism

Jewish Agency official estimates up to 5,000 French citizens leaving for Israel in 2014 - a new record.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2014, 8:01 PM

'Israel has a Responsibility to Protect French Jewry'

MK Yoni Chetboun links Holocaust Memorial Day with the present-day realities of French Jewry, vows to bring more home to Israel.Hezki Baruch, 4/27/2014, 12:52 PM

Push to Shorten IDF Service for New Immigrants

Committee discusses 'fast track' for IDF service for new immigrants in light of program to bring French Jews to Israel en masse.Tova Dvorin , 3/5/2014, 5:16 PM

Napoleon: A Modern-Day 'Messiah'?

Auction find reveals that the dictator drove to give full rights to French Jewry, fashion himself as the savior of Jewish life there.Tova Dvorin, 2/26/2014, 6:09 PM

Pro-Israel Conference Says 'No' to French Anti-Semitism

JNF/KKL sponsors conference responding to escalating anti-Semitism in France presenting options for mass French Aliyah.Tova Dvorin, 2/2/2014, 11:24 AM

Main Obstacle to French Aliyah: Non-Recognition of Diplomas

New Knesset Caucus for Olim from France discusses urgent need to remove obstacles to aliyah from France.Gil Ronen, 1/16/2014, 5:59 PM

Government to Encourage Greater French Aliyah

Three-pronged program to encourage mass aliyah of Jews from France. Focus on housing, jobs, education.Tova Dvorin, 12/27/2013, 1:36 PM

Peres Meets Jewish, Muslim Leaders in France

President Peres meets the heads of the Jewish community of France and a delegation of Imams, one year after attacks in Toulouse.Elad Benari, 3/11/2013, 5:15 AM

French-Speaking Jews Connect to Bayit Yehudi

Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home) is gaining popularity among olim from France, who are finding "a home in the Jewish Home".Elad Benari, 1/7/2013, 5:16 AM

France: Hundreds of Hate Terrorists on the Loose

Hundreds of hate terrorists are on the loose in France, warns a French minister. Jewish leader: Radical Islam akin to Nazism. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/9/2012, 10:39 AM

Holocaust Memorial Center Opening at Drancy Transit Camp

Almost 70 years after first deportations of French Jews to Auschwitz, memorial to open in the suburbs of Paris.AFP, 9/20/2012, 10:18 PM