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Senior rabbi defends controversial burkini ban

'There’s a religious war, a takeover of the secular establishment of the French republic'.JTA, Tuseday, 8:17 PM

France: Muslim stabs Chabad Jew

Police suspect the attack was anti-Semitically motivated.Rachel Kaplan, 8/19/2016, 1:40 PM

Catholics rally at shrine under shadow of terror

Pilgrimage of Catholics to shrine at Lourdes goes ahead despite fears of cancellation. Security concerns cloud atmosphere at the gathering.Anne Lechvien, 8/15/2016, 4:04 PM

'Gas chamber' reference at French bar raises storm

Parisian bar slammed as 'insensitive' for serving drink called the 'gas chamber'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 2:59 PM

France slams razing of illegal building it funded

French officials demand Israel cease demolitions of illegal Arab structures.JTA, 8/14/2016, 8:39 AM

Film-maker accuses hotel of excluding Israel

Film-maker Claude Lanzmann claims Arab clients had asked Israel to be removed from hotel phone list; company denies any wrongdoing.JTA, 8/12/2016, 7:37 AM

France concerned over chemical attack in Syria

France alarmed at reports of a deadly chemical attack in the Syrian battleground city of Aleppo.Elad Benari, 8/12/2016, 5:13 AM

France is on the way to becoming a 'democratized' Islamic State

France is destroying churches and building mosques on its way to becoming an Islamic State. Giulio Meotti, 8/11/2016, 8:25 PM

France: Teenage charged with planning attack

French court remands 16-year-old girl accused of planning a jihadist attack in custody.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2016, 3:14 AM

French embassy worker probed for anti-Semitism

Employee at the French embassy in Tunisia claims his Facebook account was hacked and "Hitler didn't finish the job" not written by him.JTA, 8/7/2016, 4:09 PM

French embassy employee blasted for anti-Semitism

An employee of France’s embassy in Tunisia says anti-Semitic comments posted under his name on Facebook were written by hackers.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/6/2016, 12:50 AM

ISIS is coordinating attacks in Europe

27 year-old Harry Sarfo, who is in prison in Germany for joining ISIS, retells what he heard from ISIS commanders to the New York TimesRachel Kaplan, 8/4/2016, 4:51 PM

Terror-hit French look over their shoulders

The French learn to live with terror threat, getting acquainted with situations very familiar to Israelis, such as 'suspicious packages.'Fran Blandy - AFP, 8/4/2016, 8:34 AM

Muslim group offers to bury French priest killer

After local Muslims refuse to bury terrorist, Danish Muslim group offers to take body of killer. 'It is a human right to be buried'.AFP, 8/3/2016, 9:20 PM

In wake of terror wave:145 make Aliyah from France

Fleeing recent terror wave and rising anti-Semitism in France, 145 people make Aliyah from Paris, Marseilles, Toulouse, Lyon and Nice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2016, 9:30 PM

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

Netanyahu: France itself has supported incitement

Opening Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu calls for France to recognize that terror in Israel is same as terror in France.Shai Landesman, 7/31/2016, 1:14 PM

Austria extradites suspected terrorists to France

Austria extradites two men thought to be connected to the terrorists who carried out Paris attacks in November.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/29/2016, 11:44 PM

French teacher investigated for anti-Semitism

A teacher in a prestigious French school is under investigation for sharing anti-Semitic conspiracy theories about Hollande, Holocaust.JTA, 7/29/2016, 2:46 PM

'We're open to ban on foreign funding for mosques'

French PM Valls says that he's open to interim ban on foreign funding for French mosques; 'We need new relationship with Islam in France.'Shai Landesman, 7/29/2016, 10:37 AM

Israeli envoy protests plans to honor Barghouti

Israeli Ambassador to France condemns initiative by several local councils to grant archterrorist Barghouti an honorary citizenship.Ben Ariel, 7/29/2016, 6:15 AM

Normandy terrorist calls for more attacks

ISIS-affiliated news agency releases video purportedly showing Normandy terrorist threatening France.Elad Benari, 7/29/2016, 2:16 AM

Normandy terrorists pledged allegiance to ISIS

The two jihadists who attacked a French church in Normandy pledge allegiance to ISIS in new video.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2016, 4:12 AM

'France is at war and must learn from Israel'

French parliamentarian calls on government to learn from Israel's anti-terror operations. 'We're not prepared to confront terror threat.'Benny Toker, 7/27/2016, 7:24 PM

EJC: France attack is an attack on all religions

Head of the European Jewish Congress condemns ISIS attack on a church in Normandy.Ben Ariel, 7/27/2016, 4:41 AM

France church terrorist identified

French jihadist who took part in a church attack in Normandy identified as 19-year-old Adel Kermiche, who was under police surveillance.Ben Ariel, 7/27/2016, 3:09 AM

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

'They forced the priest to kneel and murdered him'

Witness to the terrorist attack in a Normandy church earlier today recounts the horror of the incident.Tal Polon, 7/26/2016, 9:00 PM

Hollande: ISIS has declared war on us

President of France arrives to the scene of Normandy attack where terrorists beheaded priest, acknowledges state of war with ISIS.Tal Polon, 7/26/2016, 6:49 PM

France: Police arrest 1 over priest's beheading

Suspect believed to be connected to two ISIS terrorists who murdered priest in front of parishioners in horrific attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2016, 5:37 PM

Knifemen take hostages in French church

At least two attackers take hostages in church in northern France. Hostage-takers killed by police SWAT team.Ari Soffer, 7/26/2016, 12:54 PM

Ex-Congresswoman: Israel behind terror in Europe

A former Georgia congresswoman tweeted the accusation that Israel is responsible for the attacks in France and Germany.JTA, 7/25/2016, 4:42 PM

France extends state of emergency

French lawmakers vote to extend a state of emergency that has been in force since the Paris attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 3:40 AM

Family stabbed for 'immodest dress' in Alps

Moroccan-born man reportedly enraged by children wearing shorts stabs family. Authorities deny the remarks, refuse to speculate on motive.Matt Wanderman, 7/19/2016, 6:32 PM

France falls silent in aftermath of terror

France to hold a moment of silence at midday, as details of the Nice terror attack emerge. Sarkozy: 'We are at war. It will be us or them.'Catherine Marciano, Fran Blandy, 7/18/2016, 11:27 AM

France detains two in connection with Nice attack

French authorities arrest an Albanian couple in connection with the Nice terror attack that killed 84 people.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2016, 5:42 AM

Woman warns Israeli reporter about Nice

Channel 2 News's Europe correspondent warned by Nice woman that being there is dangerous for him because of local Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2016, 3:15 AM

12,000 police reservists called up in France

French Interior Ministry calls up 12,000 police reservists in effort to shore up security in wake of wave of ISIS-inspired terror attacks.Shai Landesman, 7/17/2016, 7:07 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 unity unravels after latest attack

Government of President Francois Hollande facing scathing criticism over failure to stem flow of deadly jihadist terrorism.Joshua Melvin, 7/16/2016, 9:09 PM

Former French PM: Nice attack was preventable

French presidential contender Alain Juppe says Bastille Day attack could have been avoided had "all measures" had been taken.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/16/2016, 2:15 AM

Elderly Jewish sisters found after Nice attack

Two sisters, aged 80 and 77, finally located in hospital after deadly attack; had been missing for prolonged period.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2016, 5:40 PM

Terrorist pretended to be giving away ice cream

Terrorist who killed 84 people in Nice convinced cop to let him take his truck to the boulevard by claiming he had ice cream.Reut Hadar, 7/15/2016, 2:21 PM

'French Jews, we're waiting for you here'

President of French Jewish community calls for prayers for attack victims. Israeli leaders offer support, solidarity.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/15/2016, 11:41 AM

President Rivlin sends condolence letter to France

President Reuven Rivlin declares solidarity with France following latest terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2016, 11:01 AM

Terrorist identified as French man from Tunisia

French authorities identify man responsible for killing at least 84 in Bastille Day parade.Uzi Baruch, 7/15/2016, 8:28 AM

84 killed as truck crashes into crowd in Nice

84 killed and over 100 injured as truck drives into crowd at promenade in the city of Nice during Bastille Day celebrations.Elad Benari, 7/15/2016, 6:22 AM

Obama condemns 'horrific' attack in France

President Obama condemns terrorist attack in Nice, offers France assistance in the investigation.Ben Ariel, 7/15/2016, 3:42 AM

French FM meets Hezbollah lawmakers in Lebanon

Foreign Ministry in Israel criticizes French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault's meeting with Hezbollah members in Lebanon.Elad Benari, 7/13/2016, 1:09 AM

Israelis trapped in South Sudan civil war

As fighting rages in the streets of Juba, an IsraAid team is blockaded in South Sudan. The organization is racing to save them in time.Rachel Kaplan, 7/12/2016, 3:16 PM

Did Israel spy on French Prime Minister?

French paper suggests Israeli government tapped into French PM's phone calls, but senior official tells Arutz Sheva 'claim is ludicrous'.Nitsan Keidar, 7/7/2016, 3:00 PM

Sharansky: Jews still uncomfortable in France

Jewish Agency head Natan Sharansky warns that French government's efforts to help Jews haven't calmed concerns.JTA, 7/7/2016, 1:16 PM

French inquiry recommends intelligence overhaul

Government inquiry into Paris attacks concludes that intelligence services should be combined to better handle future threats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2016, 11:58 AM

French company sued for selling to Israel

Family sues Exxelia Technologies for selling drone missile component to Israel. Plaintiffs say Israel killed three children with it in 2014.Matt Wanderman, 7/1/2016, 2:52 PM

French court affirms sentence for Holocaust denier

France’s highest court affirms one-year prison sentence for a professor who questioned the Holocaust’s veracity.JTA, 6/30/2016, 4:01 AM

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

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