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France planning big push for Mideast peace conference

Foreign Minister Ayrault looks to use annual UN event to push for Mideast peace conference, promises benefits package if deal reached.David Rosenberg, 9/20/2016, 12:32 PM

Compensation for Holocaust survivors shipped via French trains

Payments have started issuing from a compensation fund for Holocaust survivors deported to Nazi camps via the French rail system.JTA, 9/16/2016, 11:54 AM

France took part in illegal construction in Israel

Israeli Foreign Ministry clarifies that the French citizens who condemned Israel for demolishing illegal structures in Area C should have reArutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2016, 1:54 PM

Women and minors perpetrating terror for ISIS

Three minors have been arrested on suspicion of planning an attack as agents of ISIS. Interrogation disclosed their ISIS connections.Yoel Domb, 9/15/2016, 12:09 PM

French Jews are converting to Islam and even joining ISIS

According to reports from Jewish leaders in France, there is concern about a rise in conversions to Islam from within the Jewish community.Yoel Domb, 9/15/2016, 11:33 AM

Anti-Semitism in France down 64%

Anti-Semitic incidents in France have decreased by 64 percent in the first half of 2016, says local official.Ben Ariel and JTA, 9/15/2016, 6:30 AM

France: Car with gas tanks located near synagogue

In suspected terror attempt, a car with gas tanks was parked near a Marseille synagogue packed with worshippers on Shabbat morning.Haim Lev, 9/10/2016, 8:11 PM

France foils ISIS-style terror plot by three women

Three women behind a foiled attack in Paris were guided by ISIS, the city's prosecutor says.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/9/2016, 11:23 PM

President Hollande: France's secular laws can accommodate Islam

Amid scandal following France's 'Burkini ban', President insists that his country can 'make space' for Islam in secularist society.AFP, 9/8/2016, 3:25 PM

French Jewry's president appears to back burkini ban

The president of the umbrella group of French Jews appears to support a ban on the burkini.JTA, 9/6/2016, 3:42 AM

Algeria: Jewish graves to be desecrated, bones moved to ossuary

Algeria plans to move Jewish graves in 31 Jewish cemeteries around the country, dumping the unclaimed remains in a mass ossuary.Rachel Kaplan, 8/31/2016, 1:35 PM

A Yom Kippur apology to France's most famous anti-Semite

Why JTA's Canaan Liphshiz feels he may owe an apolody to Dieudonne M’bala M’bala.Cnaan Liphshiz, 8/30/2016, 1:00 AM

France presses UN to condemn Syrian chemical attacks

France pressing Security Council members to condemn the Syrian government over report that Syrian troops used chemical weapons.Ben Ariel, 8/29/2016, 5:16 AM

Sarkozy hopes terror fears, burkini ban will return him to power

Former French President tacks hard to the right as wave of terrorism and anxiety over refugee crisis shifts political landscape.David Rosenberg, 8/26/2016, 3:02 PM

UK Jews condemn reports of French police harassing Muslim women

Board of Deputies of British Jews condemns alleged police harassment in France of Muslim women wearing the "burkini".JTA, 8/25/2016, 1:31 AM

How Paris public schools became no-go zones for Jews

Young French and Belgian Jews are being brought up in a far more insular fashion than previous generations.Cnaan Liphshiz, 8/24/2016, 1:45 AM

Senior Paris rabbi defends controversial burkini ban

'There’s a religious war, a takeover of the secular establishment of the French republic'.JTA, 8/23/2016, 8:17 PM

France: Muslim stabs Chabad Jew

Police suspect the attack was anti-Semitically motivated.Rachel Kaplan, 8/19/2016, 1:40 PM

Catholics rally at French shrine under shadow of terror

Pilgrimage of Catholics to shrine at Lourdes goes ahead despite fears of cancellation. Security concerns cloud atmosphere at the gathering.Anne Lechvien, 8/15/2016, 4:04 PM

'Gas chamber' reference at French bar raises storm

Parisian bar slammed as 'insensitive' for serving drink called the 'gas chamber'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 2:59 PM

France slams Israel’s razing of illegal building it funded

French officials demand Israel cease demolitions of illegal Arab structures.JTA, 8/14/2016, 8:39 AM

French film-maker accuses German hotel of excluding Israel

Film-maker Claude Lanzmann claims Arab clients had asked Israel to be removed from hotel phone list; company denies any wrongdoing.JTA, 8/12/2016, 7:37 AM

France concerned over reports of chemical attack in Syria

France alarmed at reports of a deadly chemical attack in the Syrian battleground city of Aleppo.Elad Benari, 8/12/2016, 5:13 AM

France is on the way to becoming a 'democratized' Islamic State

France is destroying churches and building mosques on its way to becoming an Islamic State. Giulio Meotti, 8/11/2016, 8:25 PM

France: Teenage girl charged with planning jihadist attack

French court remands 16-year-old girl accused of planning a jihadist attack in custody.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2016, 3:14 AM

French embassy worker in Tunisia probed for anti-Semitic speech

Employee at the French embassy in Tunisia claims his Facebook account was hacked and "Hitler didn't finish the job" not written by him.JTA, 8/7/2016, 4:09 PM

French embassy employee under fire for anti-Semitic comments

An employee of France’s embassy in Tunisia says anti-Semitic comments posted under his name on Facebook were written by hackers.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/6/2016, 12:50 AM

Ex-ISIS member claims they urged him to attack Germany

27 year-old Harry Sarfo, who is in prison in Germany for joining ISIS, retells what he heard from ISIS commanders to the New York TimesRachel Kaplan, 8/4/2016, 4:51 PM

Anxious summer as terror-hit French look over their shoulders

The French learn to live with terror threat, getting acquainted with situations very familiar to Israelis, such as 'suspicious packages.'Fran Blandy - AFP, 8/4/2016, 8:34 AM

Danish Muslim group offers to bury French priest killer

After local Muslims refuse to bury terrorist, Danish Muslim group offers to take body of killer. 'It is a human right to be buried'.AFP, 8/3/2016, 9:20 PM

In wake of terror wave: 145 make Aliyah from France

Fleeing recent terror wave and rising anti-Semitism in France, 145 people make Aliyah from Paris, Marseilles, Toulouse, Lyon and Nice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2016, 9:30 PM

Jewish victims missing from French Muslims' anti-Jihad letter

Leader of French Jews criticizes Muslim intellectuals whose petition against local jihadists omits any mention of anti-Semitic violence.JTA, 8/2/2016, 5:51 AM

Netanyahu: France itself has supported incitement

Opening Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu calls for France to recognize that terror in Israel is same as terror in France.Shai Landesman, 7/31/2016, 1:14 PM

Austria extradites two suspected terrorists to France

Austria extradites two men thought to be connected to the terrorists who carried out Paris attacks in November.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/29/2016, 11:44 PM

French teacher investigated for sharing anti-Semitism

A teacher in a prestigious French school is under investigation for sharing anti-Semitic conspiracy theories about Hollande, Holocaust.JTA, 7/29/2016, 2:46 PM

French PM: I'm open to ban on foreign funding for mosques

French PM Valls says that he's open to interim ban on foreign funding for French mosques; 'We need new relationship with Islam in France.'Shai Landesman, 7/29/2016, 10:37 AM

Israeli Ambassador protests French plans to honor Barghouti

Israeli Ambassador to France condemns initiative by several local councils to grant archterrorist Barghouti an honorary citizenship.Ben Ariel, 7/29/2016, 6:15 AM

Normandy terrorist calls for more attacks in new video

ISIS-affiliated news agency releases video purportedly showing Normandy terrorist threatening France.Elad Benari, 7/29/2016, 2:16 AM

Terrorists who beheaded priest pledged allegiance to ISIS

The two jihadists who attacked a French church in Normandy pledge allegiance to ISIS in new video.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2016, 4:12 AM

French MP: France is at war and must learn from Israel

French parliamentarian calls on government to learn from Israel's anti-terror operations. 'We're not prepared to confront terror threat.'Benny Toker, 7/27/2016, 7:24 PM

EJC: France attack is an attack on all religions

Head of the European Jewish Congress condemns ISIS attack on a church in Normandy.Ben Ariel, 7/27/2016, 4:41 AM

France church terrorist identified

French jihadist who took part in a church attack in Normandy identified as 19-year-old Adel Kermiche, who was under police surveillance.Ben Ariel, 7/27/2016, 3:09 AM

For Jews of Nice, terrorist attack comes as no surprise

Bastille Day attack in Nice came as no surprise to many locals, including many of the city’s 20,000 Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, 7/27/2016, 12:01 AM

'They forced the priest to kneel and murdered him'

Witness to the terrorist attack in a Normandy church earlier today recounts the horror of the incident.Tal Polon, 7/26/2016, 9:00 PM

Hollande: ISIS has declared war on us

President of France arrives to the scene of Normandy attack where terrorists beheaded priest, acknowledges state of war with ISIS.Tal Polon, 7/26/2016, 6:49 PM

France: Police arrest 1 in connection with priest's beheading

Suspect believed to be connected to two ISIS terrorists who murdered priest in front of parishioners in horrific attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2016, 5:37 PM

Knifemen take hostages in French church, 'slit priest's throat'

At least two attackers take hostages in church in northern France. Hostage-takers killed by police SWAT team.Ari Soffer, 7/26/2016, 12:54 PM

Former Congresswoman: Israel responsible for terror in Europe

A former Georgia congresswoman tweeted the accusation that Israel is responsible for the attacks in France and Germany.JTA, 7/25/2016, 4:42 PM

France extends state of emergency

French lawmakers vote to extend a state of emergency that has been in force since the Paris attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 3:40 AM

Mother, young girls stabbed for 'immodest dress' in Alps

Moroccan-born man reportedly enraged by children wearing shorts stabs family. Authorities deny the remarks, refuse to speculate on motive.Matt Wanderman, 7/19/2016, 6:32 PM

France falls silent in aftermath of terror

France to hold a moment of silence at midday, as details of the Nice terror attack emerge. Sarkozy: 'We are at war. It will be us or them.'Catherine Marciano, Fran Blandy, 7/18/2016, 11:27 AM

France detains couple in connection with Nice attack

French authorities arrest an Albanian couple in connection with the Nice terror attack that killed 84 people.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2016, 5:42 AM

Watch: Woman warns Israeli reporter that Nice is dangerous

Channel 2 News's Europe correspondent warned by Nice woman that being there is dangerous for him because of local Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2016, 3:15 AM

France steps up security, Le Pen says not nearly enough

French Interior Ministry calls up 12,000 police reservists in effort to shore up security in wake of wave of ISIS-inspired terror attacks.Shai Landesman, 7/17/2016, 7:07 AM

Three Jews seriously wounded in Nice terror attack

No reports of Jews killed in Bastille Day terror attack in southern France. Three wounded in serious but stable condition.Nitsan Keidar, 7/16/2016, 11:14 PM

French unity unravels after latest attack

Government of President Francois Hollande facing scathing criticism over failure to stem flow of deadly jihadist terrorism.Joshua Melvin, 7/16/2016, 9:09 PM

Former French PM: Nice attack was preventable

French presidential contender Alain Juppe says Bastille Day attack could have been avoided had "all measures" had been taken.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/16/2016, 2:15 AM