'U.S., Israel's comments on Iran could lead to war'

French President Macron says tone of comments adopted by U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia towards Iran is virtually “a path to war”.Elad Benari, 1/4/2018, 4:04 AM

French Foreign Minister postpones Iran trip

French President Emmanuel Macron urges Iranian counterpart to show restraint, as Foreign Minister postpones schedule trip to Tehran.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2018, 3:06 AM

French tax authority denies accusation it targeted Jews

Globes report says French DGFiP has a unit dedicated to targeting French Jews.JTA, 1/2/2018, 7:04 PM

French publisher recalls children's mag. saying Israel not real

Bayard recalls Youpi children's magazine issue questioning Israel's existence after outcry by French Jewish communityJTA, 12/26/2017, 3:11 PM

French children's magazine: Israel is not a real country

French Jewish organizations angered by Youpi children's magazine statement that Israel is not a country like France or Germany.Gary Willig, 12/25/2017, 6:01 PM

This Hanukkah event was Corsica's 'biggest ever' celebration

Local rabbi says Corsica just had its first public Hanukkah celebration.JTA, 12/21/2017, 3:46 PM

Assad: France a backer of 'terrorism'

Syrian President blasts France, says it has "no right to talk about peace" in his country.Ben Ariel, 12/19/2017, 4:07 AM

Macron: ISIS will be crushed by February

French President predicts ISIS will be crushed in Syria by February, says there may be no choice but talk to Assad.Ben Ariel, 12/18/2017, 5:36 AM

European leaders push back against J'lem declaration

Days after PM's visits in Europe, French and Belgian leaders reportedly advancing proposal for J'lem to serve as capital of two states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 10:39 AM

Netanyahu to Macron: Read the Bible - Jerusalem is our capital!

Netanyahu slams efforts to deny Jerusalem as Israel's capital, while French President Macron urges Israel to restrain settlement expansion.David Rosenberg, 12/10/2017, 8:54 PM

French Antifa: 'Palestine is from the Jordan river to the sea'

French Antifa calls for ‘striking a blow’ in Paris over US Jerusalem recognition.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2017, 8:57 PM

Living in Israel, working in France

Arutz Sheva hears about the special challenges faced by new immigrants from France. 'Many academics find it hard to work in their fields.'Shimon Cohen, 12/7/2017, 8:49 AM

French court hands Arab 2-month sentence for anti-Semitic slurs

French court fines, sends to jail,Arab man who shouted ‘dirty Jews’ at rabbi’s family.JTA, 12/6/2017, 1:54 PM

Macron 'concerned' over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem

French President warns Trump against unilaterally recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Elad Benari, 12/5/2017, 3:37 AM

PA official: France wants to recognize 'Palestine'

PA envoy to France claims Paris wants to recognize the state of Palestine in a joint move with other European countries.Elad Benari, 12/4/2017, 5:45 AM

French police arrest 5 suspects in ‘anti-Semitic’ home invasion

Police arrest attackers who beat mother and child, stole money and valuables nearly three months ago.JTA, 12/2/2017, 6:55 PM

Woman wearing Star of David attacked in French supermarket

Report: Veiled woman, accomplices assault Jewish mother and son at French supermarket.JTA, 11/25/2017, 10:32 PM

Marseille mystery cellar may have been a mikvah

Researchers suspect ancient cellar discovered twenty years ago may have been a mikvah, say there 'was always water there.'JTA, 11/25/2017, 5:56 PM

France: Hezbollah must disarm

European nation says maintaining security on Israeli-Lebanese border a 'top priority.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 8:47 PM

European Jewish Congress: No meetings with Far-Right

Representative organization of European Jewry tells French president it opposes all meetings with far-right parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 8:04 PM

French socialist accused of anti-Semitism

Socialist Party lawmaker's career in jeopardy following tweet with Nazi-like symbol, Israeli flag, and pictures of prominent European Jews.JTA, 11/20/2017, 8:50 PM

'Introduce Sharia law, create a Muslim state to avoid civil war'

'We cannot convert Muslims who demand Sharia law to the merits of democracy and secularism. Why not establish dual system of law in France?'Mordechai Sones, 11/19/2017, 1:55 PM

French courts throw book at promoters of anti-Semitic speech

Jewish group says French courts' ruling isn't harsh enough, encourages terrorism.JTA, 11/18/2017, 8:47 PM

Hariri to travel to France this weekend

Lebanese Prime Minister who resigned to meet French President Macron in Paris after arriving from Saudi Arabia.Elad Benari, 11/17/2017, 3:14 AM

The West has embraced a new Communism of the mind

Welcome to "inclusive writing" and if it makes you feel like an outsider, you are in good literary company. Giulio Meotti, 11/16/2017, 6:52 AM

Canadian PM urged to intervene in Paris bomber's case

Artists, activists and politicians appeal to Justin Trudeau to intervene to free suspect in 1980 attack on a Paris synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2017, 3:45 AM

Hariri to come to France at Macron's invitation

French President invites former Lebanese PM to France after his unexpected resignation.Elad Benari, 11/16/2017, 3:04 AM

Supporters of Paris bombing suspect call for his release

Lawyers and supporters of suspect in 1980 terror attack on Paris synagogue disappointed after he's denied release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2017, 4:03 AM

France to Israel: Let us meet whoever we want

France says parliamentarians should be allowed to meet whoever they want after lawmakers barred for wanting to visit archterrorist.Elad Benari, 11/15/2017, 3:16 AM

Israel bars French MPs from visiting jailed terror leader

Members of French communist, far-left party sought to meet Marwan Barghouti, who is serving 5 life sentences for murdering 26 people.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2017, 6:08 PM

Iran to France: Nuclear deal is not negotiable

Iran's Foreign Ministry responds to French President, says its "intangible" position is that the nuclear deal is not negotiable.Elad Benari, 11/13/2017, 6:08 AM

France: 3 injured as man drives car into group of people

Man deliberately drives his car into a group of people outside a school near Toulouse. Incident not believed to be terrorism.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/10/2017, 8:15 PM

Macron: Iran ballistic missiles 'very worrying'

French President won't rule out new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program, but reiterates nuclear deal must not be canceled.Elad Benari, 11/10/2017, 5:16 AM

Macron urges firm stance on Iran

French President says there's no alternative to Iran deal, but stresses the importance of taking a firm stance on its ballistic missiles.Elad Benari, 11/9/2017, 5:12 AM

French court returns WWII looted painting to owner's family

Court rules in favor of relatives of Jewish man whose assets were seized by anti-Semitic French Vichy regime.AFP, 11/7/2017, 7:46 PM

10 arrested across France, Switzerland in terror crackdown

10 terror suspects arrested in France, Switzerland amid plots to target Paris suburbs, French coastal towns.David Rosenberg, 11/7/2017, 1:51 PM

Dog saves Paris Jewish family from intentionally set house fire

Family saved when dog wakes them up during fire believed set by Islamist neighbor.JTA, 11/5/2017, 9:42 PM

Brother of Toulouse shooter given 20 years in prison

Abdelkader Merah convicted of terrorist conspiracy in helping brother murder 7 people, including 3 Jewish children and rabbi in a school.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2017, 8:34 PM

Life term sought for brother of Toulouse terrorist

Prosecutors say Abdelkader Merah helped Mohamed Merah attack French Jewish school, murder rabbi and 3 children.AFP, 10/30/2017, 8:40 PM

'Raise the Zionist flag high'

On Aliyah Day, World Beitar leader says Israel must fight assimilation, encourage all Jews to live in the Jewish homeland.Hezki Baruch, 10/27/2017, 12:04 PM

France grapples with baby names inciting Jihad

France chief prosecutor to decide on legality of 'Jihad' after Toulouse couple chooses name for son. Case may be referred to family court.Mordechai Sones, 10/25/2017, 12:21 PM

Trial reveals security failures before Toulouse terror attack

Trial of terrorist involved in deadly attack on Jewish school reveals French security failures which may have enabled attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2017, 10:09 AM

Is 'Jihad' an acceptable name? French court to decide

Muslim parents in Toulouse, where terror attack on Jewish school occurred, seek to name child 'Jihad.'AFP, 10/23/2017, 4:10 PM

Trump tells Europe regarding Iran: Keep making money

President Trump says he does not object to France and Germany continuing trade with Iran.Ben Ariel, 10/23/2017, 4:14 AM

France: Scrapping nuclear deal would be a gift to hardliners

French Defense Minister warns against scrapping 2015 nuclear deal, says it would be a first step towards war.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/20/2017, 9:58 PM

France reiterates commitment to Iran deal

French Foreign Minister says Iran deal remains valid despite Trump's decision not to recertify it.Elad Benari, 10/20/2017, 6:15 AM

France blasts latest Israeli construction

France accuses Israel of colonization following approval of new construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 10/20/2017, 2:12 AM

Bumbling French spy tips off subject, ruining investigation

Agent accidentally sends text message to Muslim preacher under his surveillance.Mordechai Sones, 10/17/2017, 8:00 PM

Jewish woman becomes UNESCO head

Audrey Azoulay elected to head UNESCO day after the US anounced that it will leave UNESCO over the organization’s anti-Israeli biasTzvi Lev, New York, 10/13/2017, 9:52 PM

Netanyahu scrambles as program assisting French Olim set to end

Politicians are scrambling after news that a program assisting new French Olim is set to end.Tzvi Lev, 10/9/2017, 6:58 PM

French girl hospitalized following anti-Semitic assault

Classmates assault 10-year-old girl, mother says motive is anti-Semitic.JTA, 10/7/2017, 7:34 PM

Brother of murderer of French Jews goes on trial

Abdelkader Merah, brother of Mohamed Merah who murdered four Jews in Toulouse in 2012, accused of complicity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2017, 2:08 AM

Marseille terrorist was released one day prior to attack

Police say terrorist who stabbed two women to death at French train station was arrested several times for theft.Nissan Tzur, 10/2/2017, 4:55 PM

ISIS claims Marseille stabbing attack

Islamic State says one of its soldiers carried out stabbing attack in Marseille, in which two women were murdered.Elad Benari, 10/2/2017, 12:07 AM

French prosecutors: Jewish woman's murder was anti-Semitic crime

French prosecutors investigating murder of Sarah Halimi acknowledge for the first time her killing was an anti-Semitic hate crime.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/20/2017, 10:39 PM

Left-wing Jews protest Jerusalem Chief Rabbi at Paris synagogue

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar speaks at Paris synagogue. Liberal Jews protest over rabbi's comments criticizing Reform movement.JTA, 9/18/2017, 3:30 PM

France: Man shouts 'Allahu Akbar', attacks two women

Two women assaulted in France by a man with a hammer who shouted “Allahu Akbar".Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/15/2017, 11:02 PM