Paris airport attacker was under drugs, alcohol

Blood tests find that suspected Islamic extremist who took soldier hostage at Orly Airport was under influence of drugs and alcohol.Ben Ariel, Monday, 3:16 AM

Paris: Man swipes weapon from soldier, shot dead

Security forces shoot Muslim male after he snatches weapon from female soldier.Chana Roberts, 3/18/2017, 7:19 PM

French candidate promises to protect Jewish rights

In bid to defeat Le Pen, French center-right candidate cozies up to Jews.JTA, 3/18/2017, 6:56 PM

School shooting in France leaves 2 injured

A heavily armed student opened fire in his high school in southern France, wounding 2 people.AFP, 3/16/2017, 4:03 PM

French conservatives apologize for ‘anti-Semitic’ cartoon

Francois Fillon’s conservative political party apologizes for tweeting anti-Semitic caricature of rival candidate Emmanuel Macron.JTA, 3/12/2017, 4:35 PM

France criticizes Trump, but forgets its own past statements

France says one doesn't show disapproval of ally's behavior, condemns Trump for criticism, but doesn't refrain from criticizing Israel. Morton A. Klein, ZOA President, 3/11/2017, 6:50 PM

France is losing to Islam

Scholars are warning that the West is losing one of its bastions. Is anyone listening?Hillel Fendel, 3/5/2017, 5:16 PM

French teacher concealing kippah following machete attack

Marseille machete attack victim says he has begun concealing his kippah.JTA, 3/3/2017, 4:10 AM

French teen who attacked Jew given 7 years

17-year-old who attacked Jewish teacher in Marseille sentenced to seven years in jail.Elad Benari, 3/3/2017, 2:09 AM

France: 4 family members suspected of terror plot

French authorities arrest four members of a family in connection with a plot to carry out an attack.Elad Benari, 3/2/2017, 5:12 AM

'Time frozen' in house of missing French family

French family goes missing, leaving behind dirty dishes and bloody cell phone.Gary Willig, 3/1/2017, 9:35 PM

'They wanted to shed Jewish blood'

Family of Jews abducted, brutally attacked in Paris suburb describe horrifying attack. 'They held a saw up to my son's neck.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2017, 7:53 PM

French MPs demand: Recognize Palestinian statehood now

Ahead of French presidential election, over 150 MPs sign letter calling on President Hollande to grant recognition of Palestinian statehood.David Rosenberg, 2/26/2017, 4:50 PM

French anti-Semitism rises to surface

Senior journalist says it's 'impossible on one hand to pursue pro-Palestinian policy, then be surprised at present polarization.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2017, 11:31 AM

Hollande: France insists on 'two-state solution'

French President says his country is committed to a “two-state solution” and that won't change.Elad Benari, 2/23/2017, 6:11 AM

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 arrests three suspected terrorists

French police nab three men suspected of planning a terror attack.Ben Ariel, 2/22/2017, 4:15 AM

Three wounded in stabbing attack in southern France

Attacker goes on stabbing rampage outside of restaurant in Montauban, France.David Rosenberg, 2/19/2017, 5:53 PM

France 'worried' by Trump's position on Israel

French Foreign Minister unsure over US position regarding Israeli-Arab conflict, calls recent statements 'worrying'.David Rosenberg, 2/16/2017, 8:59 PM

France doubles down on two-state solution

French Ambassador to US says French commitment to two-state solution "stronger than ever" after US official says other solutions possible.AFP, 2/15/2017, 6:12 PM

'Le Pen victory would send half of French Jews to Israel'

Former MK: Election of Marine Le Pen French President 'disaster for Europe ... Only Israel to benefit as Jews will emigrate'Shimon Cohen, 2/13/2017, 8:50 PM

French MP: Israel is a life insurance policy for Jews everywhere

French-Jewish MP reminds Marine Le Pen of her father's convictions, says Europe owes a huge debt to Jews for actions during Holocaust.Chana Roberts, 2/12/2017, 12:26 PM

Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over apparent anti-Semitic pun

Court charges far-right French leader with inciting racism after he made anti-Semitic remarks in 2014.AFP, 2/11/2017, 10:19 PM

France condemns Petah Tikva attack

France strongly condemns terrorist attack in Petah Tikva, rocket fire on Eilat.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/10/2017, 10:28 PM

Four arrested as suicide bombing plot foiled in France

16-year old girl among suspects arrested in Montpellier, France Friday morning in alleged suicide bombing plot targeting tourists in Paris.David Rosenberg, 2/10/2017, 11:54 AM

Le Pen pledges to ban dual Israeli-French citizenship

'Israel is not a European country,' says National Front leader, adding French Jews will have to choose either French or Israeli citizenship.David Rosenberg, 2/10/2017, 9:38 AM

Explosion reported at French nuclear plant

Injuries reported following blast in Flamanville nuclear plant, experts say no radioactive material released.David Rosenberg, 2/9/2017, 8:33 PM

Bullet-proof walls to surround Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower to be surrounded by 8-foot high bullet proof glass walls as France copes with series of terror attacks.Gary Willig, 2/9/2017, 7:38 PM

Protest in Paris over rape case

French police officers allegedly harassed and raped a detainee., 2/9/2017, 11:24 AM

Louvre terrorist: I didn't receive orders from ISIS

Suspect in machete attack at Louvre Museum in Paris tells authorities he acted alone.Elad Benari, 2/9/2017, 4:45 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 politician: We need to ban kippas to fight Islam

French politician Marine Le Pen gets nicknamed 'French Trump,' pushes to kill extremist Islam, says Jews might have to stop wearing kippa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2017, 6:55 PM

Louvre terrorist was Egyptian national

Machete-wielding terrorist shot by soldiers at Paris Louvre museum was an Egyptian national who arrived in France at the end of January.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/3/2017, 8:59 PM

French FM condemns Judea, Samaria building permits.

The French Foreign Ministry spokesman sharply condemned building permits issued over past few days in Judea, Samaria and East Jerusalem.Nitzan Keidar, 2/1/2017, 9:10 PM

Socialist primary winner in France had backing of anti-Semites

France's former education minister who was endorsed by the founders of the Anti-Zionist Party wins Socialist presidential primaries.JTA, 1/31/2017, 1:27 AM

Trump: Europe 'a horrible mess' due to immigration policies

President defends executive orders limiting immigration from terror hotbeds, says Europe 'a horrible mess' due to immigration policies.David Rosenberg, 1/29/2017, 5:45 PM

France, Germany, criticize Trump ban

French, German Foreign Ministers slam Trump's new ban on nationals from seven countries entering the US.Chana Roberts, 1/29/2017, 7:42 AM

Immigration to Israel declined in 2016

13% drop in rate of immigration to Israel in 2016.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2017, 7:50 AM

France blasts Israel's approval of Jerusalem homes

French Foreign Ministry condemns approval of 566 new housing units in Jerusalem, says "settlements" threaten the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 1/24/2017, 6:06 AM

Le Pen leads in polling ahead of France's April election

Nationalist party candidate tops poll ahead of April election.JTA, 1/19/2017, 6:48 PM

Hollande: Two-state solution only path to peace

French president says lasting peace can only come about through direct negotiations, insists two-state solution only option.Chana Roberts, 1/16/2017, 2:14 PM

Paris Man who kidnapped, murdered Jew gets 10 more years in jail

Man who kidnapped, tortured, and murdered Parisian Jew given extra 10 years in prison for targeted Jews for extortion.JTA, 1/12/2017, 9:50 PM

'Paris peace conference is meaningless'

Editor of French-Jewish paper Le Petit Hebdo says nothing consequential will come from upcoming peace summit.Hezki Baruch, 1/12/2017, 8:50 PM

Foreign condemnation of terror attack

US, France, EU, and other nations condemn terror attack in Israel which killed four soldiers. "No excuses and no justification."Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2017, 8:22 PM

French store apologizes for ‘made in Israeli settlement’ labels

French supermarket store says labels reading “made in Israeli settlements” on some of its products result of an 'error.'JTA, 1/6/2017, 12:50 PM

France marks 2 years since terror attack on kosher market

French politicians and community leaders mark two years since an attack on a Paris Jewish supermarket killed four shoppers.JTA, 1/6/2017, 6:01 AM

'France has no plans for new UN resolution following conference'

President of French Senate says country has no plans to bring a new resolution to the UNSC after Paris peace conference this month.AFP, 1/5/2017, 8:48 PM

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

Edelstein to France: anger, disappointment following UN vote

Knesset Speaker Edelstein to President of the French Senate: anger and disappointment in Israel following France's UN voteMordechai Sones, 1/4/2017, 4:57 PM

65% drop in anti-Semitic incidents in France

There was a significant drop in anti-Semitic incidents in France over 2016, according to claims by major Jewish organizations in France.Yoel Domb, 1/3/2017, 8:27 AM

Jewish American leaders urge France to cancel peace conference

Leaders of Conference of Presidents call on France to cancel or postpone "ill-conceived" international meeting on Middle East peace.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/30/2016, 10:26 PM

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

France welcomes Kerry's speech

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says Kerry's speech reinforces the urgency of implementing the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 12/29/2016, 3:40 AM

'Paris conference to force Israel into Auschwitz borders'

French MP Meir Habib says France rewarding terrorism by holding 'peace conference' to force Israel into 'Auschwitz borders'Benny Toker, 12/28/2016, 4:04 PM

France rejects comparison of peace conference to Dreyfus trial

France rejects Defense Minister's comparison of peace conference without Israeli or PA representative to Dreyfus trial.JTA, 12/27/2016, 8:59 PM

Dichter humbles France: "Guillotine French invention"

Foreign Affairs and Security Committee chairman relates to conference where anti-Israel resolution expected; "no lessons from France"Mordechai Sones, 12/27/2016, 5:20 PM