France: Applying sovereignty will have consequences

French foreign ministry issues statement support EU position that application of Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria is illegal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2020, 4:45 PM

France: Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll's killers to stand trial for anti-Semitic murder

Paris prosecutors say Holocaust survivor’s 2018 slaying was an anti-Semitic murder.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/16/2020, 8:52 PM

French pharma company Sanofi: 'US first in line for vaccine'

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi vows US will be 'first in line' in receiving coronavirus vaccine, sparking criticism.Y. Rabinovitz, 5/15/2020, 2:10 PM

Italy, France announce massive bailouts for tourism industry devastated by pandemic

Billions of Euros to be allocated to tourism sector to prevent it from total collapse.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/15/2020, 12:55 PM

French Jewish group sues comedian over anti-Semitism

Umbrella organization of French Jewish groups files lawsuit against controversial comedian Dieudonné M'bala M'bala.Elad Benari, 5/13/2020, 4:45 AM

Up to 2,000 French Jews may have died of coronavirus, organizations say

'In our busiest two weeks, we sent 80 coffins to Israel,' local ZAKA chief says.Ben Shaul, 5/11/2020, 3:42 PM

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

Did coronavirus reach Europe in October?

French athletes who competed in Military World Games in Wuhan in October developed severe flu-like symptoms weeks before first known cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2020, 8:17 PM

Ramming attack near Paris investigated as terrorist attack

Man who slammed his car into police cars and motorcycles reportedly pledged allegiance to ISIS.Elad Benari, 4/29/2020, 1:01 AM

Paris chef is making mouthwatering kosher meals for Jewish doctors and nurses — for free

American-born Paris chef looks to help out Jewish doctors and nurses working overtime to combat coronavirus pandemic.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 4/28/2020, 7:25 AM

Two policemen injured in ramming attack near Paris

Officials say ramming attack in Paris suburb was deliberate and the perpetrator wanted to avenge events in "Palestine".Ben Ariel, 4/28/2020, 3:30 AM

Iran: US, Europe interfering in our internal affairs

Iran angry after the US, France and Germany condemn its satellite launch.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/25/2020, 12:12 AM

Staying home, staying safe in Israel

I came to Israel from France, and watch sadly how France is no longer a great country, but a banana republic of the Third World, still bloated with the arrogance and meanness that characterized its past President Charles de Gaulle. Abraham Chicheportiche, 4/24/2020, 1:44 PM

Researchers: French boy with coronavirus wasn't a superspreader

Nine-year-old boy may not have spread COVID-19 to those he came in contact with, researchers say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2020, 1:15 PM

France extends lockdown until May 11

French President announces extension of virtual lockdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak.Ben Ariel, 4/14/2020, 4:35 AM

Terror probe launched in France knife attack

French counter-terrorism prosecutors open investigation into knife attack south of Lyon last weekend.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/9/2020, 1:27 AM

France: 1,400 coronavirus deaths in one day

France sees highest number of fatalities over 24-hour period yet as total deaths surpass 10,000, infections surpass 100,000.Gary Willig, 4/7/2020, 9:26 PM

France records highest daily death toll from coronavirus

France reports 833 additional deaths from coronavirus, its highest daily toll since the epidemic began.Elad Benari, 4/7/2020, 2:15 AM

Suspected terror attack in France

A Sudanese asylum seeker is reported to have carried out a stabbing attack in a French town this morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2020, 9:12 PM

France records deadliest day from coronavirus

French hospitals record 588 new fatalities from COVID-19, the highest death toll in 24 hours. Death toll now stands at 6,507.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/4/2020, 12:36 AM

France pushes back Charlie Hebdo attack trial to September

Trial of 14 people accused of aiding gunmen in 2015 terrorist attack on newspaper pushed back due to coronavirus.AFP, 3/31/2020, 4:01 PM

French President orders lockdown to fight coronavirus

French President Emmanuel Macron orders stringent restrictions on the movement of people in attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2020, 12:58 AM

Tourist from France who visited Israel diagnosed with coronavirus

Ministry of Health announces that tourist from France who visited Israel on Sunday and Monday was diagnosed with coronavirus.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/6/2020, 11:59 PM

US slams French failure to try killer of Jewish French woman

Special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism criticizes French judiciary for not trying Muslim man who murdered Sarah Halimi.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 2/24/2020, 8:28 PM

France and Germany condemn Israeli building plans in Jerusalem

France and Germany angered by Netanyahu’s announcement of new construction in Har Homa and Givat Hamatos.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/21/2020, 8:10 PM

Islamists are feeling the pulse of France

France risks a breakdown according to ethnic and religious lines. It is a gradual process of balkanization, at best, or of open conquest in the worst case. Giulio Meotti, 2/21/2020, 2:02 PM

France: Single mother suffocates baby to death on 1st birthday

French 'devoted' single mother marks daughter's first birthday by suffocating her to death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2020, 10:30 AM

France condemns Iran over failed satellite launch

France urges Iran to abide by international obligations on its ballistic missile program after Tehran's attempt to launch a satellite.Elad Benari, 2/11/2020, 5:38 AM

Campaign calls on Jews of France to visit Israel

New campaign calls on French Jews to visit Israel and connect with their roots - and maybe even immigrate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2020, 8:38 AM

Macron under fire for criticizing decision not to hold trial for Jewish woman’s murderer

French president criticizes decision not to try man who murdered Sarah Halimi because he smoked marijuana.Marcy Oster/JTA, 1/29/2020, 6:31 PM

France insists on 'two-state' solution, vows to 'carefully study' Trump plan

France vows to 'carefully study' Trump peace plan, emphasizes the need for a 'two-state solution' to the Israeli-Arab conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 1/29/2020, 11:08 AM

Macron under fire for criticism of case of murdered Jewish woman

Judges in France rebuke Macron for criticizing court ruling on 2017 murder of Sarah Halimi.Ben Ariel, 1/28/2020, 6:14 AM

France: Anti-Semitic acts increased by 27% last year

Anti-Semitic acts increased in France by 27% in 2019, says country’s interior minister.Elad Benari, 1/27/2020, 5:05 AM

Frenchman sent to prison for recruiting jihadists

35-year-old man sentenced to 22 years in prison for seeking to recruit dozens of youths to fight as jihadists in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 4:39 AM

Survey: 57% of French don't know how many Jews died in the Holocaust

In the survey of French adults commissioned by Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, 30% put the figure at under 2 million.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/23/2020, 8:02 AM

Macron pledges to help Lebanon resolve crisis

French President: We will do everything to help our Lebanese friends.Elad Benari, 1/23/2020, 2:38 AM

France's Macron slams anti-Semitism on Jerusalem visit

'Anti-Semitism is haunting our present time,' says French President Emmanuel Macron during visit to Jerusalem ahead of World Holocaust ForumAFP, 1/22/2020, 1:14 PM

French MP Meyer Habib questions PM on anti-Semitism spike and Sarah Halimi affair

MP Meyer Habib: 'If the appeal does not pass, the injustice towards Sarah Halimi will be proof that France has given up on anti-Semitism.'Mordechai Sones, 1/21/2020, 7:15 PM

Poll: 84% of young French Jews have been victims of anti-Semitism

84% of young French Jews are have been victims of anti-Semitism at least once, new poll finds, including large number of physical attacks.David Rosenberg, 1/21/2020, 3:34 PM

France: 7 men arrested on suspicion of planning terror attack

French security forces arrest seven men believed to be planning terror attack and preparing to travel to conflict zones in Iraq and Syria.Elad Benari, 1/21/2020, 4:47 AM

Majority of Israelis fear for Jews living in France

i24NEWS survey: Majority of Israeli citizens are concerned for the safety of Jews living in France amid rising anti-Semitism in Europe.Elad Benari, 1/21/2020, 1:10 AM

Trump threatened Germany, UK, France with tariffs over Iranian nuclear activity

Germany says US made secret 'threat' to European powers, demanding they hold Iran accountable for violation nuclear deal.David Rosenberg, 1/16/2020, 8:13 PM

Former Ottawa professor sues Canada for extraditing him to France over synagogue bombing

Former Canadian professor sues government for $69 million for extraditing him to France to be tried for synagogue bombing.David Lazarus, JTA, 1/15/2020, 7:42 AM

France: Muslim convicted of hate crime for assaulting Jewish optician

Muslim man who assaulted Jewish optician in his shop in Toulon, France last October convicted of hate crime.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/13/2020, 2:54 PM

France: We remain 'committed' to Iran nuclear deal

France says it remains "committed" to 2015 Iran nuclear deal despite Trump's call on Europeans to quit the deal.Elad Benari, 1/10/2020, 5:59 AM

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

France advises its citizens in Haifa to 'exercise caution'

Warning could be due to Iranian official's threat to turn Haifa "to dust" in retaliation to Soleimani elimination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2020, 6:09 AM

Jewish cemetery in southwest France vandalized

Significant damage done to a dozen graves in Jewish cemetery of Bayonne.Marcy Oster/JTA, 1/7/2020, 6:55 PM

Jewish cemetery desecrated in southwest France

Tombs smashed, commemorative plaque broken as graves desecrated in Jewish cemetery in southwestern France.AFP, 1/7/2020, 2:39 PM

Germany, France and Britain to Iran: Abide by nuclear deal

Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson urge Iran to abide by 2015 deal.Ben Ariel, 1/6/2020, 1:42 AM

Knife attack near Paris treated as terror-related

Investigators say man who stabbed one person to death and injured two others in Paris suburb was radicalized.Ben Ariel, 1/5/2020, 4:24 AM

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

Man killed in knife attack south of Paris

Knife-wielding man goes on rampage in park in Villejuif, killing a man and wounding two others before being shot dead by police.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/3/2020, 8:00 PM

Haredi man dies on flight from Israel after attending granddaughter's wedding

66-year-old Chabad man, who 3 years ago survived stabbing attack by Muslim, dies on flight back home after attending granddaughter's weddingArutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2019, 8:29 AM

Message to visitng French students: Move to Israel

Project brining young Jewish French students to visit Israel focused this year on the value of immigrating to IsraelArutz Sheva, 12/23/2019, 1:49 PM

French Jewish principals urge their students to leave France

'France is not our place anymore. My project is to make sure that all my students emigrate to Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2019, 10:49 PM

European Jewish Congress rips ruling in Sarah Halimi murder case

EJC expresses 'shock and indignation' after man who murdered elderly Jewish woman found 'not criminally responsible' because he smoked pot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2019, 3:13 PM