Macron under fire for calling for trial of Jewish woman's killer

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

Trump Mideast plan: France insists on 'two-state' solution

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 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 questions PM on anti-Semitism spike

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: Anti-Semitism rampant in France - and its getting worse

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 Europe with tariffs over Iran deal violations

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

Professor sues Canada for extraditing him 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 Jew

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

'He had never recovered from the 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 home after 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

'Guardians of memory' keep watch over France's Jewish cemeteries

French volunteers patrol Jewish graveyards after multiple cemeteries vandalized.Beatrice Roman-Amat, AFP, 12/17/2019, 7:23 AM

French far-left leader blames Likud for Corbyn's defeat

Jean-Luc Melenchon blames "networks of influence from Likud" for British Labour leader's loss in last week's election.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2019, 4:09 AM

CNN reveals: Anti-Semitic French websites hosted by US company

Anti-Semitic attacks in France are believed to be incited by French language websites hosted by an American company.Sara Rubenstein, 12/14/2019, 7:47 PM

French jihadist sentenced to 30 years over 2015 knife attack

Paris court sentences jihadist to 30 years in prison over February 2015 knife attack on three soldiers guarding a Jewish center in Nice.Ben Ariel, 12/13/2019, 2:02 AM

Jewish Agency emissary shocked: Grandma's tombstone vandalized

Tombstone of great grandmother of head of the Jewish Agency’s delegation in France among those vandalized in Westhoffen cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019, 1:13 AM

France, Germany, UK: Iran has nuclear-capable missiles

France, Germany and the United Kingdom say Iran defied UN call by developing nuclear-capable ballistic missiles.Elad Benari, 12/5/2019, 2:40 AM

France plans hate crime bureau after Jewish cemetery desecrated

After 107 graves in Jewish cemetery desecrated, France vows to form bureau to combat hate crimes.AFP, 12/4/2019, 3:02 PM

Cemetery vandalism: 'We are shocked and appalled'

Chief Rabbi of Strasbourg comments on vandalism of Jewish cemetery in Westhoffen: Police have to find a way to deal with the vandals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2019, 11:34 PM

'Masks are removed: Anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism'

WZO, Jewish Agency praise French National Assembly for resolution acknowledhing anti-Zionism is modern form of anti-Semitism.Gary Willig, 12/3/2019, 10:04 PM

Over 100 Jewish graves vandalized in France

More than 100 graves found covered with swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti at a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg in eastern FranceAFP, 12/3/2019, 9:29 PM

Historic decision in France

French National Assembly approves resolution stating anti-Zionism is a modern form of anti-Semitism.Yoni Kempinski, 12/3/2019, 8:51 PM

France to vote on whether hate of Israel is anti-Semitic

Lower house of French parliament to vote on resolution which defines hatred of Israel as a form of anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/2/2019, 2:30 PM

France could reimpose sanctions on Iran

French Foreign Minister says his country could trigger mechanism in 2015 deal that could lead to the reimposition of UN sanctions.Elad Benari, 11/28/2019, 5:04 AM

France: We are committed to Israel's security

France urges Iran to refrain from destabilizing actions in Syria following IDF air strike on Iranian targets near Damascus.Elad Benari, 11/21/2019, 3:02 AM

France: 'Settlements' are illegal under international laws

France says it "regrets" US policy shift on Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/20/2019, 1:02 AM

Europe urges Iran to resume compliance with nuclear deal

France, Germany, United Kingdom and EU concerned over IAEA report confirming Iran is violating nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 11/12/2019, 2:03 AM

French far-left leader accuses Jews of 'violent sectarianism'

Jean-Luc Melenchon, chief of 'France Unbowed', says Jews, not Muslims, promote 'violent sectarianism'.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/7/2019, 6:07 PM

France condemns Israeli decision to build in Judea and Samaria

Calls on Israeli authorities to withdraw plans and all programs that subvert 'two-state solution'.Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2019, 8:17 PM

France: Suspected mosque shooter charged

84-year-old accused of wounding two men in shooting at a mosque in Bayonne charged and ordered held in detention.Ben Ariel, 10/31/2019, 4:37 AM

Macron & French Jews open $17 million community center in Paris

New Jewish community center unveiled in Paris dubbed 'expression of resistance' against anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/30/2019, 7:09 AM

Shooting at French mosque

84-year-old man seriously injures 2 men in their 70s in shooting, arson attack at mosque in Bayonne, France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2019, 7:58 PM

The French cannot catch their breath under Islamism

The French state has created its own destruction and its police forces are vainly attempting to fight the inevitable. Giulio Meotti, 10/24/2019, 7:33 AM

Man barricades himself in French museum, scrawls Arabic threats

Man barricades himself inside museum in southern France, scrawls 'disturbing' messages in Arabic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2019, 12:31 PM

‘Dirty Jew’ spray painted on Judaica store in France

Graffiti reading “Dirty Jew” spray-painted on the storefront of a Judaica store in the French city of Lyon.Marcy Oster/JTA, 10/20/2019, 1:18 PM

5 Muslim women convicted of trying to blow up Notre Dame

Converts to Islam attempted to destroy famous cathedral in Paris using car bomb.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2019, 4:43 PM

France, Germany suspend arms exports to Turkey

France and Germany announce arms exports to Turkey have been suspended in response to its offensive against Kurdish fighters.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2019, 4:11 AM

Macron vows 'unrelenting fight' against Islamists

French President pays tribute to the four Paris police staff stabbed to death by radicalized colleague.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/8/2019, 11:21 PM

Report: ISIS propaganda found in Paris stabber's home

French investigators reportedly find USB key with ISIS propaganda in home of man who stabbed four police officers to death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2019, 6:41 AM

French minister: We should've kept closer eye on Paris attacker

France's interior minister acknowledges "failings" in handling of Paris police employee who stabbed four colleagues to death.Elad Benari, 10/7/2019, 6:13 AM