French widower leaves Israel $14.5 million for bereaved families

$14.5 million left by French widower to state of Israel will go to assist families who lost loved ones in military or to terrorism.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/8/2019, 3:34 PM

France warns Iran it could be sanctioned

France says international sanctions could be reimposed on Iran if it reneges on commitments under 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 5/8/2019, 4:09 AM

French Jews: Officials reluctant to act on Muslim anti-Semitism

'There's discomfort about anti-Semitism, but it translates into action most rapidly when it comes from far right. Muslims is another story.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/1/2019, 10:42 PM

French ambassador summoned for reprimand

French Ambassador Le Gal summoned to Foreign Ministry after colleague calls Israel 'apartheid state.'Yoni Kempinski, 4/30/2019, 11:58 AM

France's harsh message to Israel

The French president asks Israel to transfer tax revenues to the PA. Netanyahu: 'Your request is morally and politically wrong.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2019, 10:22 PM

France congratulates Netanyahu on winning premiership

France says it hopes formation of new gov. will 'make it possible to revive the peace process and achieve a two-State solution.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2019, 2:21 PM

Report: France warns Lebanon over missile factory

French officials warn Lebanon that Israel will not tolerate Hezbollah-operated precision missile factory.Gary Willig, 4/21/2019, 12:40 PM

French man stabs neighbor because he 'wanted to kill a Jew'

Man stabbed 15 times in northern France by assailant who professed desire to murder Jews.Marcy Oster/JTA, 4/15/2019, 4:49 PM

French terror suspect inspired by Toulouse murderer

French police say man suspected of planning attack on nursery school was inspired by terrorist Mohammed Merah.Ben Ariel, 4/5/2019, 2:07 AM

Frenchman admits gun-running

French consulate worker who smuggled weapons from Gaza to Judea, Samaria, convicted of arms dealing, Israel's Justice Ministry says.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2019, 4:25 PM

FBI to return Nazi-stolen art to Jewish collector's heirs

Federal prosecutor orders stolen painting located at auction house to be returned to owners.AFP, 3/27/2019, 10:46 AM

Paris: Escalator failure sends tourists into panic

Escalator failure at Disneyland Paris prompts lockdown, evacuation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2019, 11:41 PM

Israel shuts French cultural center in Jerusalem over PA event

France protests police closure of building for holding event sponsored by the PA in violation of Israeli law.AFP, 3/21/2019, 3:38 PM

Poll: 90% of French Jewish students experienced anti-Semitism

Nearly 90 percent of French Jewish students have experienced anti-Semitic abuse on campus, new poll finds.Ben Ariel, 3/20/2019, 4:08 AM

French far-left politician jokes about 'burning Jews'

Taha Bouhafs of France Unbowed party makes Holocaust joke amid spate of anti-Semitic vandalism.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 3/14/2019, 5:22 PM

'Vandalized' French synagogue memorial - an accident

Police say memorial to French synagogue was destroyed not by vandals - but by car accident. 'No anti-Semitism found in this case.'AFP, 3/8/2019, 9:19 AM

Belgium: French jihadi convicted of murdering 4 in Jewish museum

French Muslim who murdered four at Brussels Jewish museum after returning to Europe from Syria found guilty by Belgian court.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2019, 10:12 PM

France, the aspiring Judenrein Islamic Republic

France is undergoing a great change in civilization and culture and there is no room for Jews in it. Giulio Meotti, 3/6/2019, 11:40 PM

Terrorist who murdered Holocaust survivor shot after standoff

French jihadist who brutally murdered Jewish Holocaust survivor used pregnant wife to smuggle knife into prison during conjugal visit.David Rosenberg, 3/6/2019, 11:35 AM

Swastikas scrawled on former synagogue in France

Swastikas discovered on door and facade of building in the town of Mommenheim that formerly held a synagogue.Ben Ariel, 3/5/2019, 2:35 AM

'Any attack on Jews is an attack on us all'

Strasbourg mayor, chief rabbi join 1,000 people at rally against anti-Semitism at vandalized Jewish cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2019, 10:08 PM

Strasbourg rabbi: We will continue our lives

Strasbourg's Rabbi Weill demands law enforcement respond with 'determination and efficiency,' says community is 'not afraid.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2019, 12:18 AM

'Time to make anti-Semitism a top priority'

World Zionist Organization's Yaakov Hagoel condemns Strasbourg anti-Semtism, says it's 'time to admit it's an anti-Semitic attack.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2019, 8:06 PM

Vandals hit memorial stone at Strasbourg's Old Synagogue

Memorial stone marking site of synagogue destroyed by Nazis vandalized. Mayor: Enough is enough.AFP, 3/2/2019, 6:36 PM

Grenoble's rabbi says 50% of congregants have left town

"We fear for our children at school, on the street," says rabbi. "So as responsible parents, we take measures.”JTA, 3/1/2019, 4:31 PM

French 'yellow vests' want Venezuela?

On a deeper level the yellow vests was a movement powered by hatred of the rich and ultimately Jew hatred.Israel News Talk Radio, 2/28/2019, 12:41 AM

Paris-area Jewish school receives hate mail

Jewish school south of Paris sent letters celebrating the Holocaust. "Death to Jews" painted on fence of synagogue in separate incident.Ben Ariel, 2/27/2019, 4:32 AM

French sports retailer won't sell hijab

French sportswear retailer Decathlon scraps plans to sell hijab for women runners in France following public outcry.Elad Benari, 2/27/2019, 3:09 AM

French leaders' reactions to rising anti-Semitism in France

French President Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen have responded to rising anti-Semitism in France with different approaches.i24News, 2/21/2019, 1:26 PM

Macron: France will adopt int'l definition of anti-Semitism

French President denounces anti-Semitism, says "anti-Zionism is one of the forms of modern anti-Semitism."Elad Benari, 2/21/2019, 12:05 AM

EJC applauds French MPs who say anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism

European Jewish Congress welcomes discussions in the French Parliament on how to criminalize anti-Zionism as a form of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2019, 6:05 PM

Paris: ECI joins national demonstration against anti-Semitism

'Expressing appreciation of our Jewish communities in the public domain is the best antidote to anti-Semitism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2019, 4:52 PM

Thousands protest against anti-Semitism in Paris

Thousands take to the streets of Paris to protest spate of recent anti-Semitic attacks.Elad Benari, 2/20/2019, 3:46 AM

Man shot by air rifle outside Paris-area synagogue

2 teens arrested for firing air rifle at synagogue from nearby balcony. Jewish community says attack not anti-Semitic.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 2/19/2019, 7:48 PM

Netanyahu: Anti-Semitism an 'epidemic' that endangers everyone

PM Netanyahu calls on French European leaders to act against anti-Semitism following desecration of French Jewish cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2019, 6:06 PM

Cabinet minister to French Jews: 'Come home'

Minister Galant says vandalism of French Jewish cemetery “reminiscent of dark days in the history of the Jewish people."Tal Polon, 2/19/2019, 4:02 PM

France: 80 graves in Jewish cemetery vandalized

Swastikas painted on roughly 80 grave markers at Jewish cemetery in eastern France near German border.AFP, 2/19/2019, 1:55 PM

14 French political parties rally against rise in anti-Semitism

French political parties call for protests against wave of anti-Semitism. Far-right and far-left parties do not join in appeal.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/19/2019, 8:03 AM

Twitter suspends account of far-right French weekly

Twitter account of French weekly Rivarol suspended after repeated denunciations by watchdogs.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2019, 5:15 AM

Macron slams 'unacceptable' surge of anti-Semitism in France

French president links recent anti-Semitic incidents to 'yellow vest' protests following report of 74% increase in anti-Semitic incidents.AFP, 2/13/2019, 5:38 PM

Minister: Anti-Semitism in France spreading like poison

France's interior minister decries 'poison' of bigotry, notes 74% increase in anti-Semitic incidents in France in 2018 over previous year.David Rosenberg, 2/12/2019, 10:25 AM

Memorial for murdered French Jew vandalized near Paris

Tree planted in Paris suburb in honor of Jewish man tortured to death chopped down by vandals.David Rosenberg, 2/12/2019, 9:57 AM

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in Paris for 2nd time in 3 days

Swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti found in several locations across Paris, the second time in 3 days such graffiti has been found.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/12/2019, 7:28 AM

‘Juden!’ spray painted in yellow on window of Paris bagel shop

Bagel shop in Paris vandalized with anti-Semitic tag.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/10/2019, 6:46 PM

Online anti-Semitism, hate speech sweep through France

Groups spread hateful messages around France on the internet, as Europe sees an uptick in anti-Semitic behavior. i24NEWS reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2019, 2:08 PM

Arson suspected after 10 killed in Paris fire

10 people were killed, dozens more injured, after fire broke out in Paris apartment building.One suspect arrested.David Rosenberg, 2/5/2019, 2:31 PM

France blasts Israel for kicking observers out of Hevron

French foreign ministry says booting international observers could "heighten tensions," while Israel "pursues its settlement policy."Nitzan Keidar, 2/5/2019, 12:48 PM

'Jew-hatred and anti-Zionism are both anti-Semitism'

President Rivlin opens 'Beyond Duty' exhibition in France, telling the story of diplomats who saved Jewish lives during the Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2019, 12:16 PM

Security guard thwarted attack on Jewish Agency rep in Paris

Security guard thwarted an anti-Semitic assault on the top representative of the Jewish Agency for Israel in France, witness says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/23/2019, 10:12 PM

French Holocaust denier given year in jail for anti-Semitism

French court sentences Holocaust denier to year in prison for incitement after he claimed Jews are 'domineering and hateful.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/20/2019, 3:22 PM

Protesters crash Israeli Eurovision winner's performance

Protesters crash stage of Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals in France, call for boycott of contest in Israel.Elad Benari, 1/20/2019, 4:57 AM

Iran to France: Ballistic missiles are our right

Iran responds after France calls on Iran to immediately stop all activities linked to ballistic missiles.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 1/11/2019, 10:35 PM

Anti-Semitism among French gas tax protesters demoralizing Jews

Some 'Yellow Vest' demonstrators protesting France's gas taxes and cost of living embracing anti-Semitic tropes and rhetoric.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/11/2019, 7:42 AM

French aliyah decreased 4 years after deadly supermarket attack

Four years ago, 4 people were murdered at kosher supermarket in Paris. Much has happened in France since, and what's happened is a paradox.i24News, 1/10/2019, 9:22 PM

EU sanctions Iranian intelligence unit

European Union freezes assets of an Iranian intelligence unit and two of its staff in response to its actions in Denmark and France.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2019, 5:00 AM

Germany returns Nazi-looted work to French Jew's heirs

German government returns 19th century painting taken by Nazis from French Jewish politician and resistance leader Georges Mandel.AFP, 1/8/2019, 8:51 PM

France: Arab World Institute removes bloody Netanyahu photo

French government institute devoted to promoting Arab culture removes picture of Netanyahu with blood-stained from its website.JTA, 12/31/2018, 6:53 PM