Attacker of French Jewish philosopher convicted

French salesman sentenced to two months probation for anti-Semitic harassment of philosopher Alain Finkielkraut.Marcy Oster, JTA, Sunday, 9:49 PM

Anti-Semites target French Jewish school amid cheating scandal

After supervisor and student from Jewish school indicted in cheating scandal, school becomes target of online 'torrent' of anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, Wednesday, 7:15 AM

Anti-Semitic French comedian sentenced to jail for fraud

French comedian Dieudonne sent to two years in jail for tax fraud and money laundering.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/5/2019, 9:59 PM

France: Iran will gain nothing by leaving nuclear deal

French Foreign Ministry warns Iran against leaving nuclear deal after Tehran's announcement it will boost its uranium enrichment.Elad Benari, 7/4/2019, 6:09 AM

European ministers concerned over Iran's enrichment breach

Diplomatic chiefs of EU, France, Germany and Britain urge Iran to reverse decision to breach a limit on enriched uranium reserves.Elad Benari, 7/3/2019, 5:39 AM

Paris inaugurates square honoring Jerusalem

Jerusalem mayor takes part in special naming ceremony for 'Jerusalem Square' in Paris.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 7/1/2019, 1:36 PM

Oldest Auschwitz survivor in France dies at 101

Henriette Cohen was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. She returned to France eight months later weighing 77 pounds.Sara Rubenstein, 6/28/2019, 2:38 PM

France: Two injured in shooting at mosque

Shooter 'on the run' after injuring two, at Brest, France, mosque.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2019, 7:39 PM

Jerusalem's Tomb of the Kings to reopen for 1st time since 2010

France announces reopening of Tomb of the Kings grave site to the public, following 9-year closure for renovations.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 6/26/2019, 11:35 AM

Paris court to hear case over 2007 Thai plane crash

Victims' families say crash was an 'accident waiting to happen,' sue for recognition as victims.Simon Valmary, AFP, 6/24/2019, 8:13 AM

WJC horrified by anti-Semitic attack in Paris

World Jewish Congress expresses horror and concern after 79-year-old woman hit in the head with metal ball near Paris synagogue.Ben Ariel, 6/20/2019, 12:08 AM

France: Neo-Nazis planned attack on annual Jewish event

Far-right cell planned to target annual Jewish event in Paris, report says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/12/2019, 9:47 AM

A famed French-Jewish philosopher is afraid to leave his home

Alain Finkielkraut recounts harassment from the far-right, far-left, and Islamists in France.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 6/11/2019, 10:21 PM

French cartoonist: NY Times must not stop political cartoons

Acclaimed French cartoonist Jean Plantu decries Times' decision to stop printing political cartoons following anti-Semitic cartoon.AFP, 6/11/2019, 9:10 PM

Home of Muslim victim of Toulouse killer defaced

Mother of Muslim boy murdered by Jihadist who attacked Jewish school in Toulouse finds home defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 6/11/2019, 8:13 PM

France smashes neo-Nazi cell over plot to hit places of worship

France charges five members of neo-Nazi cell planning attacks on Jewish, Muslim, centers.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 5:10 PM

Victims of fatal crash were new immigrants from France

Two girls killed in car crash Thursday identified as immigrants from France who moved to Israel just several months ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2019, 3:28 PM

France ramps up efforts to return stolen WWII Jewish assets

French government launches project to return cultural artifacts stolen from Jews in World War II.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2019, 6:24 AM

Fight in French Parliament over Israel

French MPs call Israel 'Apartheid,' leading to fierce argument with Jewish MP Meyer Habib.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 10:58 PM

Report: Lyon bombing suspect pledged allegiance to ISIS

Man arrested for a bombing outside bakery in Lyon, France, reportedly told investigators he had pledged allegiance to ISIS.Elad Benari, 5/31/2019, 5:39 AM

Is France dead? As a cohesive Western, Judaeo-Christian nation: yes.

France, once proudly self-defined as a “one and single nation”, is collapsing “at amazing pace” into “ethnocultural heterogeneity” and its once extensive state-controlled and funded administrative and social framework is unravelling in the process.Dr. Michel Gurfinkiel, 5/30/2019, 9:01 AM

France: There are 'signs' that chemicals were used in Syria

French Foreign Minister says there are signs that chemicals were used in attacks by Syrian government forces in Idlib.Elad Benari, 5/29/2019, 2:03 AM

France: Suspect arrested in Lyon bomb attack

French police arrest 24-year-old Algerian computer student suspected of planting bomb that wounded 13 in Lyon.Ben Ariel, 5/28/2019, 6:06 AM

Police: Smashing of French Jewish headstones not anti-Semitic

Drunk students smash headstones at only Jewish cemetery in Bordeaux, France. Police say no anti-Semitic motive.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 5/27/2019, 8:02 PM

France, the eldest daughter of Islam

Historically, France is a Catholic country, known as the “eldest daughter of the Church.” That is no more. Giulio Meotti, 5/27/2019, 5:27 PM

Sarah Halimi's murderer 'unfit to stand trial' due to marijuana

Simon Wiesenthal Centre demands France investigate judicial treatment of anti-Semitic murderer deemed 'unfit to stand trial.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2019, 12:12 AM

France: 13 wounded in explosion in Lyon

13 people wounded in explosion on a street in the city of Lyon in France.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/24/2019, 9:10 PM

France: Jewish taxi driver mugged and beaten

Paris Uber driver says he was beaten, robbed because of his Jewish name.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/24/2019, 5:12 PM

France: Look into reports that Syria used chemical weapons

French Foreign Ministry says new allegations that the Syrian government is using chemical weapons must be looked into.Ben Ariel, 5/23/2019, 6:41 AM

Paris alleys dedicated to children killed in Toulouse shooting

2 alleys which form a city square named for the 3 children killed in terror attack on Jewish school in Toulouse in 2012.Marcy Oster/JTA, 5/21/2019, 4:59 PM

Jewish baby, born in Israel in secret, circumcised at Kotel

'If you circumcise the baby, I'll kill you!' After Jewish woman from France escapes abusive Muslim partner, she has bris for newborn son.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2019, 7:08 PM

France: Iran must respect its commitments

France calls on Iran to respect all its commitments as part of 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 5/9/2019, 2:09 AM

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