'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

Berlin terrorist traveled to Italy through France

Surveillance footage confirms that Anis Amri transited through the French city of Lyon by train.Ben Ariel, 12/27/2016, 4:36 AM

Anti-Semitic graffiti at Paris school named for Anne Frank

Anti-Jewish and anti-Roma graffiti were found at a suburban Paris school named for Anne Frank.JTA, 12/26/2016, 8:42 PM

France to hold peace conference on January 15

France announces that 70 countries will gather on January 15 for peace conference. Israel, PA officials will not attend.Ben Ariel, 12/23/2016, 3:36 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 chief rabbi offers condolences to Germany

Chief rabbi of France, Haim Korsia, offers condolences to the people of Germany following an apparent terrorist attack in Berlin.JTA, 12/20/2016, 5:30 AM

Security Council to vote on Aleppo observers on Monday

UN Security Council to vote on French resolution to deploy UN observers to Aleppo after compromise reached with Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2016, 5:16 AM

Paris museum calls Auschwitz ‘Bauhaus architectural achievement’

A French arts museum defined the death camp Auschwitz as “an architectural achievement of the Bauhaus movement.”JTA, 12/18/2016, 4:02 PM

France confirms peace conference has been postponed

France confirms a peace conference aimed at restarting Israel-PA talks has been postponed until January.Elad Benari, 12/18/2016, 5:48 AM

UN to vote on French resolution regarding Aleppo

UN Security Council to vote Sunday on a French proposal to send observers to the Syrian city of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2016, 3:26 AM

Bullet holes found in French synagogue’s front wall, mailbox

Police in western France found bullet holes in the mailbox of a synagogue in Western France.JTA, 12/14/2016, 6:02 PM

Report: France postpones peace conference

France decides to postpone its international peace conference until January 2017 due to preparation issues.Elad Benari, 12/14/2016, 4:42 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

France arrests 11 over Nice attack

French police arrest 11 people suspected of helping arm the Islamist terrorist who murdered 86 people in Nice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2016, 5:16 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

France's Hollande won't seek re-election

French President dramatically announces he will not seek re-election at the end of his five-year term next April.Ben Ariel, 12/2/2016, 2:46 AM

France, Britain to seek sanctions on Syria over chemical attacks

Security Council resolution will slap sanctions on Syrian authorities responsible for the use of chemical weapons.Ben Ariel, 11/30/2016, 4:44 AM

France returns painting to Jewish family who fled Nazis

France returns a 16th-century painting to the grandchildren of a German-Jewish couple who fled the Nazis.JTA, 11/29/2016, 5:01 AM

Former Israeli Ambassador to US: Boycott French products

Kulanu MK and ex-Ambassador to US tells Israelis to 'Think twice' before buying French goods.David Rosenberg, 11/28/2016, 11:07 AM

Francois Fillon wins French conservative party's primaries

Francois Fillon defeats Alain Juppe in second round of primaries, will be conservative candidate in next year's presidential election.Ben Ariel, 11/28/2016, 12:03 AM

France: Foiled terror plot was directed from ISIS heartland

Five men arrested in France for planning an attack in Paris were directed from the Islamic State group's heartland.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/25/2016, 10:27 PM