News and updates about CRIF

Antisemitic incidents remain ‘at a high level’ in France

Total of 436 acts slightly lower than last year but French Jewish leader warns many incidents go unreported.

Antisemitic incidents remain ‘at a high level’ in France

French Jewish group sues comedian over anti-Semitism

Umbrella organization of French Jewish groups files lawsuit against controversial comedian Dieudonné M'bala M'bala.

French Jewish group sues comedian over anti-Semitism

Murdered French Jewish woman brought to rest

President Emmanuel Macron in attendance as hundreds attend funeral of 85-year-old Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll.

Murdered French Jewish woman brought to rest

Macron: Trump's Jerusalem recognition was an 'error'

French President says he won't follow in Trump's footsteps because doing so would cause France to lose its status of honest broker.

Macron: Trump's Jerusalem recognition was an 'error'

French candidate under fire for Holocaust comparison

French left-wing presidential candidate compares Nazi persecution of Jews to the situation of French Muslims today.

French candidate under fire for Holocaust comparison

French Jews rap Liberman remarks on leaving for Israel

CRIF blasts Liberman for calling on Jews to leave France, drawing parallels between the Dreyfus Affair and attempts to push for peace talks.

French Jews rap Liberman remarks on leaving for Israel

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.

French presidential candidate: Jews wished to break our laws

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.

French Jews urged to rally over UNESCO resolutions

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.

French Jewry's president appears to back burkini ban

French Jewish leader slams comparison of burkini ban, Holocaust

Leader of France's Jewish communities condemns a politician’s likening of the ban on the Muslim garb to persecutions against French Jews.

French Jewish leader slams comparison of burkini ban, Holocaust

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.

French embassy worker in Tunisia probed for anti-Semitic speech

CRIF’s new president: French Jews’ situation worst since 1945

President-elect of France's umbrella of Jewish communities warns of alarming anti-Semitism, vows to fight hard.

CRIF’s new president: French Jews’ situation worst since 1945

Outrage after 1980 Paris synagogue bombing suspect walks free

Rue Copernic bombing suspect released with monitoring bracelet. French Jewish leaders: release an 'outrage', 'insult to victims.'

Outrage after 1980 Paris synagogue bombing suspect walks free

French Jews oppose screening of film on Munich terrorists

French Jewish umbrella group objects to film blaming Germany for the deaths of most of the 11 Israeli Olympians the 1972 Munich Games.

French Jews oppose screening of film on Munich terrorists

Fear of Muslim radicals drives Jewish exodus from French schools

Rise in Muslim population, Islamism driving French Jews toward day schools, community leader states.

Fear of Muslim radicals drives Jewish exodus from French schools

French PM understands Jews' fear

French Prime Minister Manual Valls says anti-Semitism is unacceptable, no matter which side of the political map it comes from.

French PM understands Jews' fear

French Jews treated 'like second-class citizens'

French Jewish leader Roger Cukierman warns of twin danger from Islamists, far-right, says rising anti-Semitism 'unacceptable.'

French Jews treated 'like second-class citizens'

French Jews outraged over exhibition glorifying Arab terror

Doctors without Borders photo exhibit in Paris features poster of Palestinian terrorist described as 'martyr.'

French Jews outraged over exhibition glorifying Arab terror

French Jewish groups call for 'merciless war' against terror

Umbrella organization of French Jewish groups condemns Paris attacks, issues new safety instructions to synagogues.

French Jewish groups call for 'merciless war' against terror

For French Muslims, 2,200 Mosques Not Half Enough

France has a large number of Muslims, but not enough mosques to hold them, according to a top official in a top French Muslim group.

For French Muslims, 2,200 Mosques Not Half Enough

French Muslim Leader Boycotts Dinner over 'Anti-Semitism'

Paris Great Mosque rector refuses to attend dinner with Hollande, after Jewish leader notes Muslims' anti-Semitic attacks.

French Muslim Leader Boycotts Dinner over 'Anti-Semitism'

Muslims Gloat at Paris Kosher Market 2 Days After Attack

Muslim youths post pictures outside store where 4 Jews were murdered, exulting in the attack and flipping off the camera.

Muslims Gloat at Paris Kosher Market 2 Days After Attack

Anti-Semitism Doubled in France in 2014

Days after report says France is the world's most dangerous country for Jews, CRIF reveals huge increase in anti-Semitic violence in 2014.

Anti-Semitism Doubled in France in 2014

France to Protect Jewish Institutions 'With Army if Necessary'

French Jewish leaders meet President Francois Hollande, say authorities ready to use military to protect synagogues, schools.

France to Protect Jewish Institutions 'With Army if Necessary'

Anti-Semitic Comic Seeks 'Accord' with French Jewish Leaders

Comedian, Dieudonne M'bala M'bala, known for explicitly anti-Semitic shows, is now seeking accord with French Jewish community.

Anti-Semitic Comic Seeks 'Accord' with French Jewish Leaders

French Jewish Leaders Slam Anti-Semitic Comedian's New Show

CRIF, umbrella org. of French Jews, has condemned 20 French theaters for presenting anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonne's show.

French Jewish Leaders Slam Anti-Semitic Comedian's New Show

CRIF to French Jews: Don't Protest Parliament Vote

CRIF, umbrella organization of French Jewry, has called on Jews to refrain from protesting Parliament vote to recognize Palestinian state.

CRIF to French Jews: Don't Protest Parliament Vote

French Jews: Recognition of 'Palestine' will Fuel Anti-Semitism

Group representing France's Jews says the French government’s upcoming vote on recognizing “Palestine” may fuel anti-Semitism.

French Jews: Recognition of 'Palestine' will Fuel Anti-Semitism

Jewish Leader Indicted For Calling Dieudonne 'Anti-Semite'

Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala has 10 convictions of incitement - but a French Jewish leader is being indicted for calling him out on it.

Jewish Leader Indicted For Calling Dieudonne 'Anti-Semite'

Anti-Semitic Attacks up 400% in UK, Double in France

529 anti-Semitic violent incidents in France in first seven months; 302 in UK in July alone.

Anti-Semitic Attacks up 400% in UK, Double in France

Thousands Attend Pro-Israel Rally in Paris

Paris Jewish community holds first major pro-Israel rally since the start of Operation Protective Edge.

Thousands Attend Pro-Israel Rally in Paris

French Jewish Group Urges Hitler Furniture Auction Ban

Jewish group in France moves to stop Hitler's furniture from being sold at auction.

French Jewish Group Urges Hitler Furniture Auction Ban

French Jews: Museum's Suicide Bomber Photo Show 'Unacceptable'

Jews in France are up in arms over a photo exhibition at a state-funded museum in Paris which 'humanizes' terrorist suicide bombers

French Jews: Museum's Suicide Bomber Photo Show 'Unacceptable'

Observant Jew Elected to French Parliament

Meyer Habib, formerly the Deputy Chairman of the French Jewish umbrella group CRIF, was elected to the French parliament.

Observant Jew Elected to French Parliament

Attack in Toulouse a 'Red Light' for Jews, says MK Danon

The murder of a Jewish teacher and three children in Toulouse flashes a “red light” for Jews in the Diaspora, says MK Danny Danon.

Attack in Toulouse a 'Red Light' for Jews, says MK Danon