'I don't understand what the Jews are doing in France'

Israeli physician Dr. Yehuda David urges French Jews to make Aliyah to Israel.Benny Tocker, 4/13/2018, 5:42 AM

European Jewish Congress: French government must take action

EJC calls on French authorities to take stronger measures against anti-Semitism, says words are important but not enough.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2017, 2:54 PM

'A non-kosher restaurant in Israel? That's illogical'

Arutz Sheva interviews French immigrant who says he 'cries every day for not coming to Israel sooner.'Hezki Baruch, 8/11/2017, 3:02 PM

1,000 French Jews march in Hevron

French Jews, some of whom are in the process of officially immigrating to Israel, held a flag parade ending at the Cave of the Patriarchs.Ido ben Porat, 8/9/2017, 8:39 PM

'France was saved from the extremists'

Rabbi Aryeh Weil of the Portuguese Synagogue in Paris speaks to Arutz Sheva about the aftermath of Macron's victory.Refael Levi, Paris, 5/9/2017, 12:04 AM

Circulating the web: How secure are Jewish schools in France?

Vice News investigates how security precautions at Jewish schools in France are affecting students., 3/5/2017, 6:17 PM

No hate crime charges in robbery of French Jewish couple

French prosecutors reference to hate crimes from indictment of four men suspected of rape and robbery of Jewish home in Paris suburb.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2017, 5:12 AM

Le Pen backtracking on dual citizenship?

Marine Le Pen appears to backtrack on her proposal to abolish dual citizenship in France if elected.Ben Ariel, 2/22/2017, 6:03 AM

France: Surprise front-runner turns to top choice for many Jews

Many French Jews are joining fellow voters in supporting Emmanuel Macron for president.Cnaan Liphshiz, 2/8/2017, 12:59 AM

French candidate under fire for Holocaust comparison

French left-wing presidential candidate compares Nazi persecution of Jews to the situation of French Muslims today.JTA, 1/5/2017, 4:26 AM

Philosopher Bernard Henri-Levy revisits Jewish roots in new book

Bernard-Henri Levy pens one of his most Jewish books ever.Cnaan Liphshiz, 12/30/2016, 2:31 AM

French Jews rap Liberman remarks on leaving for Israel

CRIF blasts Liberman for calling on Jews to leave France, drawing parallels between the Dreyfus Affair and attempts to push for peace talks.JTA, 12/29/2016, 3:30 AM

French-Jewish scholar to appear in court over 'hate speech'

Historian on the Jewish communities in Arab countries being prosecuted in France for alleged hate speech against Muslims.JTA, 12/20/2016, 5:47 AM

French city of Carpentras to renovate 650-year-old synagogue

Authorities in Carpentras in southern France allocate $1.25 million for renovating the ceiling of the country’s oldest synagogue.JTA, 12/20/2016, 5:44 AM

French Jewish ex-education minister to run for president

Vincent Peillon, a former education minister of France with Jewish roots, announces his candidacy to lead the Socialist Party.JTA, 12/14/2016, 3:30 AM

In Valls, French Jews get a candidate they can trust

Many French Jews admire Manuel Valls, who announced his candidacy for president, for his tough stance against anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, 12/8/2016, 1:32 AM

Fleeing France anti-Semitism, African Jewish family makes aliyah

Jewish family originally from the Ivory Coast leaves France for Israel amid anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, 11/3/2016, 11:53 PM

French presidential candidate blasts Torah study

French Jews incensed by centrist candidate's claim Jewish schools must de-emphasize Torah studies.David Rosenberg, 10/31/2016, 10:33 AM

French Jews urged to rally over UNESCO resolutions

Jews in France urged to rally outside Foreign Ministry to protest its failure to oppose UN resolutions that ignore Jewish ties to Jerusalem.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2016, 3:13 AM

French Jewish leader slams comparison of burkini ban, Holocaust

Leader of France's Jewish communities condemns a politician’s likening of the ban on the Muslim garb to persecutions against French Jews.JTA, 8/29/2016, 5:04 AM

How Paris public schools became no-go zones for Jews

Young French and Belgian Jews are being brought up in a far more insular fashion than previous generations.Cnaan Liphshiz, 8/24/2016, 1:45 AM

Muslim charged with attempted murder for stabbing Chabad Hassid

Man who stabbed Jewish victim in Strasbourg charged with attempted murder.Orly Harari, 8/20/2016, 10:29 PM

Jewish victims missing from French Muslims' anti-Jihad letter

Leader of French Jews criticizes Muslim intellectuals whose petition against local jihadists omits any mention of anti-Semitic violence.JTA, 8/2/2016, 5:51 AM

Jewish Agency interim report shows drop in French aliyah

Jewish immigration from France to Israel decreased by 32 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to the corresponding period last year.JTA, 8/1/2016, 6:21 AM

For Jews of Nice, terrorist attack comes as no surprise

Bastille Day attack in Nice came as no surprise to many locals, including many of the city’s 20,000 Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, 7/27/2016, 12:01 AM

Paris Grand Synagogue slammed for hosting far-right historian

Historian justified Vichy France's collaboration with Nazi Germany, handing over of thousands of Jews for extermination.JTA, 7/24/2016, 7:23 AM

Three Jews seriously wounded in Nice terror attack

No reports of Jews killed in Bastille Day terror attack in southern France. Three wounded in serious but stable condition.Nitsan Keidar, 7/16/2016, 11:14 PM

French Jews, Muslims join forces to defend ritual slaughter

No future for French Jewry without shechitah, Jewish leader warns.JTA, 6/28/2016, 7:39 PM

Sharansky: No future for Jews in France

Rising Arab immigration and spiraling anti-Semitism spells the end for Europe's largest Jewish community, Jewish Agency chief says.JTA, 6/28/2016, 7:00 PM

World Jewish leaders to gather in solidarity with French Jews

In unprecedented show of solidarity, Jewish Agency to bring leaders from Israel, Europe, for special Governors meeting in Paris.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2016, 3:47 PM

Falafel wars in Paris

Court battles and allegations of dirty tricks as Parisian restaurants battle it out for Jewish tourists.Cnaan Liphshiz, 6/19/2016, 6:47 PM

French Jews 'outraged' over Islamist murder of police officers

French Jewish community unites in outrage over murder of police officers in front of their child, in solidarity with victims' family.JTA, 6/14/2016, 3:57 PM

French Jews flee Paris suburbs over rising anti-Semitism

Harassment and attacks force Jews remaining in France to abandon suburbs surrounding Paris.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 7:17 AM

CRIF’s new president: French Jews’ situation worst since 1945

President-elect of France's umbrella of Jewish communities warns of alarming anti-Semitism, vows to fight hard.JTA, 5/29/2016, 4:54 PM

New comedy film mocks French anti-Semitism

Film parodies common anti-Semitic tropes, ridicules French anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2016, 12:29 PM

At home in London, French Jews dread vote on leaving the EU

British Jews are split over referendum on EU membership; French Jews in UK brace for what a 'Brexit' might mean for them.Cnaan Liphshiz, 5/10/2016, 10:11 PM

Sold Marseille synagogue to become a mosque

Sale reflects shifting demographics in French city, where Jews migrating from increasingly hostile Muslim neighborhoods.JTA, 4/26/2016, 10:13 PM

Fear of Muslim radicals drives Jewish exodus from French schools

Rise in Muslim population, Islamism driving French Jews toward day schools, community leader states.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/6/2016, 7:11 PM

North of Paris, a beleaguered Jewish community dares to seder

Despite firebombings, other attacks, Jewish community in heart of hostile French Muslim neighborhood soldiers on.Cnaan Liphshiz, 4/5/2016, 8:04 PM

In the spirit of Purim: French Jew dresses up as a jihadist

Jewish man walks into Paris synagogue dressed as a jihadist for Purim. Congregants took it with a smile - but not the police.Arutz Sheva North America, 3/25/2016, 11:45 PM

French PM understands Jews' fear

French Prime Minister Manual Valls says anti-Semitism is unacceptable, no matter which side of the political map it comes from.Ben Ariel, 3/8/2016, 3:12 AM

Writer Houellebecq: Palestinians have lost legitimacy

Famed French writer Michel Houellebecq says the French Left is to blame for anti-Jewish tension in France.Gil Ronen, 2/18/2016, 8:27 PM

Deri invites French Jews to make Aliyah to Israel

Shas chairman visits with Chief Rabbi of France to discuss Jewish concerns following the terrorist attacks in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2016, 8:30 PM

Knesset predicts 10,000 French Jewish olim this year

Immigration Committee meets European Jewish leaders, anticipates 3,200 olim from US, 7,000 from Russia, 7,400 from Ukraine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2016, 12:26 PM

French PM: We'll protect Jews with 'all our might'

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls stresses his country's commitment to Jews amid growing anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 1/26/2016, 4:42 AM

Two suspects arrested in murder of French Jewish politician

French police arrest two suspects in the murder of Alain Ghozland, say it is still unknown whether the murder was an anti-Semitic act.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2016, 6:45 AM

Zionist Union MK backs Jews' right to wear kippot

Feminist MK Merav Michaeli says that, despite not being religious, she will fight for the right of Jews to wear a kippah.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2016, 5:44 AM

France's chief rabbi disagrees with call not to wear kippot

The chief rabbi of France encourages Jews to continue wearing skullcaps and not give in to anti-Semitic violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2016, 9:09 AM

French Ambassador: Nothing can justify terrorism

France's Ambassador to Israel attends memorial for Hyper Cacher victims, says France understands Israel.Eliran Aharon, 1/11/2016, 2:44 AM

French PM: France without Jews is not France

At memorial for Hyper Cacher victims, French Prime Minister urges Jews to remain in the country and vows to fight anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 1/10/2016, 2:55 AM

Watch: French Aliyah continues and increases

Dozens of French Jewish olim landed in Israel and lit Hanukkah candles as Israelis for the first time. Arutz Sheva was there.Yoni Kempinski, 12/9/2015, 3:44 AM

Envoy slammed for saying French Jews aren't 'ordinary citizens'

French Jews in uproar after French Ambassador to US writes in letter to expats that first Jews were murdered, now 'ordinary citizens.'Chaim Lev, 11/30/2015, 12:07 PM

80% of French Jews considering aliyah

Head of groups integrating French olim explains Israel doesn't need public calls for immigration after attack - it needs quality absorption.Shimon Cohen, 11/16/2015, 9:11 AM

Watch: Memorial prayer at Grand Synagogue of Paris

Jewish community of France gathers for prayer in memory of the Paris terror victims.Yoni Kempinski, 11/16/2015, 4:15 AM

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

For Olim, First Day in School Means First School Year in Israel

Arutz Sheva speaks to newly-arrived olim from France to hear of their hopes for the new academic year in the Jewish homeland.Yoni Kempinski, 9/2/2015, 8:14 PM