Berlin terrorist traveled to Italy through France

Surveillance footage confirms that Anis Amri transited through the French city of Lyon by train.Ben Ariel, 12/27/2016, 4:36 AM

Anti-Semitic graffiti at Paris school named for Anne Frank

Anti-Jewish and anti-Roma graffiti were found at a suburban Paris school named for Anne Frank.JTA, 12/26/2016, 8:42 PM

France to hold peace conference on January 15

France announces that 70 countries will gather on January 15 for peace conference. Israel, PA officials will not attend.Ben Ariel, 12/23/2016, 3:36 AM

French-Jewish scholar to appear in court over 'hate speech'

Historian on the Jewish communities in Arab countries being prosecuted in France for alleged hate speech against Muslims.JTA, 12/20/2016, 5:47 AM

French city of Carpentras to renovate 650-year-old synagogue

Authorities in Carpentras in southern France allocate $1.25 million for renovating the ceiling of the country’s oldest synagogue.JTA, 12/20/2016, 5:44 AM

French chief rabbi offers condolences to Germany

Chief rabbi of France, Haim Korsia, offers condolences to the people of Germany following an apparent terrorist attack in Berlin.JTA, 12/20/2016, 5:30 AM

Security Council to vote on Aleppo observers on Monday

UN Security Council to vote on French resolution to deploy UN observers to Aleppo after compromise reached with Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2016, 5:16 AM

Paris museum calls Auschwitz ‘Bauhaus architectural achievement’

A French arts museum defined the death camp Auschwitz as “an architectural achievement of the Bauhaus movement.”JTA, 12/18/2016, 4:02 PM

France confirms peace conference has been postponed

France confirms a peace conference aimed at restarting Israel-PA talks has been postponed until January.Elad Benari, 12/18/2016, 5:48 AM

UN to vote on French resolution regarding Aleppo

UN Security Council to vote Sunday on a French proposal to send observers to the Syrian city of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2016, 3:26 AM

Bullet holes found in French synagogue’s front wall, mailbox

Police in western France found bullet holes in the mailbox of a synagogue in Western France.JTA, 12/14/2016, 6:02 PM

Report: France postpones peace conference

France decides to postpone its international peace conference until January 2017 due to preparation issues.Elad Benari, 12/14/2016, 4:42 AM

French Jewish ex-education minister to run for president

Vincent Peillon, a former education minister of France with Jewish roots, announces his candidacy to lead the Socialist Party.JTA, 12/14/2016, 3:30 AM

France arrests 11 over Nice attack

French police arrest 11 people suspected of helping arm the Islamist terrorist who murdered 86 people in Nice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2016, 5:16 AM

In Valls, French Jews get a candidate they can trust

Many French Jews admire Manuel Valls, who announced his candidacy for president, for his tough stance against anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, 12/8/2016, 1:32 AM

France's Hollande won't seek re-election

French President dramatically announces he will not seek re-election at the end of his five-year term next April.Ben Ariel, 12/2/2016, 2:46 AM

France, Britain to seek sanctions on Syria over chemical attacks

Security Council resolution will slap sanctions on Syrian authorities responsible for the use of chemical weapons.Ben Ariel, 11/30/2016, 4:44 AM

France returns painting to Jewish family who fled Nazis

France returns a 16th-century painting to the grandchildren of a German-Jewish couple who fled the Nazis.JTA, 11/29/2016, 5:01 AM

Former Israeli Ambassador to US: Boycott French products

Kulanu MK and ex-Ambassador to US tells Israelis to 'Think twice' before buying French goods.David Rosenberg, 11/28/2016, 11:07 AM

Francois Fillon wins French conservative party's primaries

Francois Fillon defeats Alain Juppe in second round of primaries, will be conservative candidate in next year's presidential election.Ben Ariel, 11/28/2016, 12:03 AM

France: Foiled terror plot was directed from ISIS heartland

Five men arrested in France for planning an attack in Paris were directed from the Islamic State group's heartland.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/25/2016, 10:27 PM

France foils planned terror attack in Paris

France arrests seven members of jihadist terror ring that was planning to attack Paris on December 1.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2016, 5:16 AM

France: Armed man kills woman in a retirement home for monks

Woman found dead in a retirement home where 60 monks live north of Montpellier. Suspect is at large. Motive unknown.Ben Ariel, 11/25/2016, 2:09 AM

French retailers ordered to label 'settlement' products

France instructs importers and retail chains to label products from Judea, Samaria, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan. Israel outraged.Nitsan Keidar, 11/25/2016, 12:08 AM

French presidential candidate's comments on Jews 'misunderstood'

A spokesperson for a leading presidential candidate in France tried to soften his claim that Jews in the past did not respect French law.JTA, 11/24/2016, 3:13 AM

French presidential candidate: Jews wished to break our laws

Leading candidate for French president says France 'fought' against Jews who did not wish to obey French law.JTA, 11/23/2016, 5:49 PM

Sarkozy's comeback attempt falls short

Former French president, who hoped to return to power, comes in third place in his party's primary.Ben Ariel, 11/21/2016, 1:16 AM

French court charges man over plan to attack church

A French anti-terrorism court on Friday charged a 29-year-old man in connection with a thwarted bid to attack a church, 11/19/2016, 8:02 PM

Le Pen loses bid to overturn expulsion from party he founded

French far-right politician Jean-Marie Le Pen loses appeal against the decision by the party he founded to expel him.JTA, 11/17/2016, 10:48 PM

French embassy worker accused of anti-Semitism reinstated

French embassy in Tunisia reinstates employee who was suspended over anti-Semitic messages that appeared on his Facebook account.Ben Ariel and JTA, 11/17/2016, 3:37 AM

France will promote peace initiative despite Israeli opposition

Senior French diplomats say France will not stop trying to promote its peace initiative despite Israel's negative response to the idea.Elad Benari, 11/8/2016, 1:02 AM

Israel opposes French bid to impose peace settlement

Israel reiterated its opposition to France's call for an 'international conference,' says only direct negotiations can resolve conflict.AFP, 11/7/2016, 9:01 PM

Israel to France: Don't push us

PM Netanyahu's envoys warn France not to advance initiatives against Israel's official policy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 2:23 PM

France adamant on peace initiative

France's Middle East envoy says his country is determined to promote its peace initiative, urges Israel to take part.Nitsan Keidar, 11/7/2016, 4:42 AM

French teens exonerated from synagogue arson

Two French teenagers suspected of trying to burn down a synagogue were exonerated; on the contrary, they had prevented the fire.JTA, 11/6/2016, 11:00 AM

Belgium to extradite suspect in Jewish museum shooting

Belgian court backs extradition to France of suspect in deadly attack on a Jewish museum in Brussels in 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2016, 4:42 AM

Fleeing France anti-Semitism, African Jewish family makes aliyah

Jewish family originally from the Ivory Coast leaves France for Israel amid anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, 11/3/2016, 11:53 PM

French Jews urged to rally over UNESCO resolutions

Jews in France urged to rally outside Foreign Ministry to protest its failure to oppose UN resolutions that ignore Jewish ties to Jerusalem.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2016, 3:13 AM

Jean-Marie Le Pen's parliamentary immunity revoked

EU lawmakers lift the parliamentary immunity of former French far-right leader.Ben Ariel, 10/26/2016, 5:29 AM

France to UN: Condemn use of chemical weapons in Syria

French Foreign Minister Ayrault calls on UN Security Council to condemn use of chemical weapons in Syria war.AFP, 10/22/2016, 9:45 PM

Who will win French elections?

Can the FN LePen win the elections, even though she's new and far-right?AFP, 10/21/2016, 7:10 AM

Jews will leave France before they remove their kippahs

After far-right French politician calls to ban the kippah, French MP Meyer Habib says such a move would mean Jews have no place in France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2016, 10:39 PM

France right wing party leader: Ban kippahs

Marine Le Pen says a kippah ban in France would serve equality as Muslims have been banned from wearing burkas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2016, 9:27 PM

Putin cancels visit to France amid row over Syria

Russian President cancels visit to France after Francoise Hollande says Russia helped Syria commit a war crime in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/11/2016, 10:31 PM

Watch: Former Chief Rabbi of France laid to rest

Thousands pay their last respects to rabbi Joseph Haim Sitruk. Hundreds of French Jews arrive for funeral.Eliran Aharon, 9/26/2016, 12:16 PM

Former chief rabbi of France passes away at 71

Rabbi Yosef Haim Sitruk,former chief rabbi of France, passed away this morning (Sunday) at the age of 71.Haim Lev, 9/25/2016, 1:38 PM

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