French Jews

At least 1,300 French Jews have died of COVID-19

At least 1,300 French Jews have died of COVID-19

French-Jewish burial services report at least 1,300 Jews in France have died in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/10/2020, 3:21 PM
In France, Zionist light dispels anti-Semitic darkness

In France, Zionist light dispels anti-Semitic darkness

At Paris solidarity rally, Betar member says: 'France is known as an anti-Semitic country, we can't rely on it to protect all its citizens.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2020, 9:33 PM
Chalom Levy, who died on a flight from Israel, 'had never recovered' from stabbing attack

Chalom Levy, who died on a flight from Israel, 'had never recovered' from stabbing attack

French-Jewish man who died earlier this week on a flight to France had 'never recovered' from 2016 stabbing attack, lawyer says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/4/2020, 9:06 PM
'There are no real possibilities here'

'There are no real possibilities here'

Hit by terror and a sluggish economy, Nice’s once-vibrant Jewish community faces uncertain future.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/27/2019, 1:09 PM
Watch: French Jews march through Hevron in show of solidarity

Watch: French Jews march through Hevron in show of solidarity

Over 1,200 French Jews hold march in Hevron's Jewish community. "There's only one flag from the Jordan to the sea - the flag of Israel."Eliran Aharon, 8/14/2019, 10:00 PM
France to increase vigilance around synagogues

France to increase vigilance around synagogues

French President Macron condemns Pittsburgh shooting, offers support to grieving families.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2018, 6:34 AM
Jewish man found dead in Paris

Jewish man found dead in Paris

Jewish man killed in his apartment in Paris. Police believe the motive for the crime is financial.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/13/2018, 11:36 PM
'I don't understand what the Jews are doing in France'

'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

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'

'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

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'

'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?

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

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?

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

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 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

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

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'

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

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

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

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
African Jewish from France family makes aliyah

African Jewish from France 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 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

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 Jew slams burkini ban-Holocaust comparison

French Jew slams burkini ban-Holocaust comparison

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
Paris public schools became no-go zones for Jews

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
Stabbing of Jewish man deemed attempted murder

Stabbing of Jewish man deemed attempted murder

Man who stabbed Jewish victim in Strasbourg charged with attempted murder.Orly Harari, 8/20/2016, 10:29 PM
Jews missing from French Muslim anti-Jihad letter

Jews missing from French Muslim 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 report shows drop in French aliyah

Jewish Agency 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, attack comes as no surprise

For Jews of Nice, 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 synagogue hit for hosting fringe historian

Paris synagogue hit for hosting fringe 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

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 unite to defend shechitah

French Jews, Muslims unite to defend shechitah

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

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
Leaders to gather in solidarity with French Jews

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

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 cop

French Jews 'outraged' over Islamist murder of cop

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

French Jews flee Paris suburbs over

Harassment and attacks force Jews remaining in France to abandon suburbs surrounding Paris.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 7:17 AM
Jewish leader: French Jews’ state worst since 1945

Jewish leader: French Jews’ state 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

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
London's French Jews dread vote on leaving the EU

London's 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

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
French Jews flee public schools

French Jews flee public 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 Jews dare to seder

North of Paris, a beleaguered Jews dare 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
French Jew dresses up as a jihadist

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 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 lost legitimacy

Writer Houellebecq: Palestinians 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

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 new French Jewish olim

Knesset predicts 10,000 new French Jewish olim

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 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
Suspects arrested in murder of Jewish politician

Suspects arrested in murder of 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

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 on kippot

France's chief rabbi disagrees with call on 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

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

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