Macron, French Jews, and Israel

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews world renonwned French Jewish philosopher Professor Shmuel Trigano on PM Macron and Israel: "The act of Macron in the Church was meant for the PA and the PLO. His message was ‘Yad Vashem is Jewish, Jerusalem is not.’"Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 2/24/2020, 4:02 PM

Macron on US peace plan: I believe in two sovereignties

French President casts doubt on whether Trump's peace plan will succeed, says two sides are needed to make peace.Elad Benari, 1/31/2020, 3:35 AM

Macron under fire for criticizing decision not to hold trial for Jewish woman’s murderer

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

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

The Israeli technology protecting Emmanuel Macron's personal plane

As France's Macron landed in Israel, observers noticed its belly was fitted with an anti-missile technology, developed by Israel's Elbit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2020, 11:41 PM

A lapse of French etiquette

Emmanuel Macron and his sudden flare-up against Israeli security personnel, at the entrance to Saint Anne’s church in Jerusalem, was out of place - or was it not?  Jack Engelhard, 1/24/2020, 8:33 AM

Abbas asks France to recognize 'Palestine'

PA chairman meets French President Macron, expresses hope that France and other European countries will recognize a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 1/23/2020, 5:20 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

Watch: French President Macron yells at Israeli Police

French President Macron got angry at policemen near the Church of Saint Anne and said to them "go outside"Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 5:33 PM

Macron: Anti-Semitism spreading across Europe, France, is sign of 'a very serious disease'

Israel's Pres. Rivlin meets with French Pres. Macron. 'Our commitment to memory of the Holocaust, fight against anti-Semitism, unites us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 4:50 PM

Lapid: 'My father and Benny Gantz's mother were together in the ghetto'

Blue and White's MK Lapid says his meeting with French Pres. Macron was 'positive' and the two discussed anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 2:43 PM

Watch: Netanyahu meets with French President Emmanuel Macron in Jerusalem

Netanyahu hosts French President Emmanuel Macron for breakfast at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 2:40 PM

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

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

Watch: European leaders caught mocking Trump

French president, Canadian PM caught gossiping about Trump to UK PM Boris Johnson and Dutch PM Mark Rutte at Buckingham Palace reception.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2019, 11:28 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

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

Rouhani leaves Trump hanging in phone call

Iranian president refuses to show up for 3-way call with Trump, Macron over continuation of sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2019, 9:20 PM

Report: Trump, Rouhani agreed to French plan

Iranian president agrees to, then backs out of, agreement with US brokered by French president at the UN.Gary Willig, 10/1/2019, 8:08 PM

Macron, Jordanian King concerned over Jordan Valley

French President and Jordan's King voice concern over Israel's plan to impose sovereignty over the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 9/17/2019, 5:36 AM

Lebanon urges US, France to intervene after Hezbollah attack

PM Saad Hariri speaks with Mike Pompeo & Emmanuel Macron following escalation between Israel and Hezbollah, urges US and France to interveneDavid Rosenberg, 9/1/2019, 6:00 PM

Rouhani warns: We'll take another nuclear step

Iranian President tells French counterpart Iran will take the next step in reducing its nuclear commitments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2019, 5:54 AM

Netanyahu to Macron: Now isn't the time to talk with Iran

Netanyahu speaks by telephone with French President amid tensions in the region.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/30/2019, 11:03 PM

Trump: Good chance I'll meet Iranian president

US President at G7 summit says meeting with Iranian president possible.Gary Willig, 8/26/2019, 7:22 PM

Zarif: Nuclear deal cannot be renegotiated

Iranian Foreign Minister meets French President to discuss 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/24/2019, 12:51 AM

Macron: Not hanging my hopes on Trump's peace deal

French President says he is no longer waiting for "Deal of the Century", is working on other solutions.Elad Benari, 8/22/2019, 6:36 AM

Macron to meet Iranian officials ahead of G7 summit

French President says he will make proposals to Iran aimed at de-escalating tensions with US.Elad Benari, 8/22/2019, 5:01 AM

France to Trump: We don't need permission to talk to Iran

France responds after Trump accused French counterpart Macron of meddling in the dispute with Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/10/2019, 12:06 AM

Trump: Macron sending 'mixed signals' to Iran

US President says French counterpart is getting in the way of US policy on Iran.Elad Benari, 8/9/2019, 4:38 AM

Rouhani: Iran determined to save nuclear deal

Iranian President tells French counterpart he is determined to leave all doors open to save 2015 agreement.Elad Benari, 7/19/2019, 4:08 AM

Macron: Iran must 'immediately reverse' breach of nuclear deal

French Pres. Macron pushes Iran to 'respect its obligations,' demands it reduce stockpile of enriched uranium.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2019, 3:22 PM

Rouhani: We're not looking for war with America

Iranian President says his country is not looking for war with US but will retaliate if its territorial space is violated.Elad Benari, 6/26/2019, 5:09 AM

Macron: The cycle of violence must stop

French President condemns Hamas for firing rockets at Israel.Ben Ariel, 5/6/2019, 4:06 AM

Smotrich: Ignore France, let Palestinian Authority collapse

MK Smotrich urges PM Netanyahu ignore French President Macron's demand to transfer funds to terrorists, reject French 'hypocrisy.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2019, 2:17 PM

Macron congratulates Netanyahu, stresses 'two-state solution'

French President congratulates Netanyahu for election victory, expresses hope new government will work toward a “two-state solution”.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/19/2019, 11:30 PM

Macron says ISIS defeat removes 'significant threat' to France

French president says threat of ISIS 'eliminated,' but battle against terrorists 'must continue.'AFP, 3/23/2019, 7:49 PM

Macron: France will adopt int'l definition of anti-Semitism

French President denounces anti-Semitism, says "anti-Zionism is one of the forms of modern anti-Semitism."Elad Benari, 2/21/2019, 12:05 AM

Macron slams 'unacceptable' surge of anti-Semitism in France

French president links recent anti-Semitic incidents to 'yellow vest' protests following report of 74% increase in anti-Semitic incidents.AFP, 2/13/2019, 5:38 PM

Macron criticizes Trump over Syria withdrawal

French President reacts to Trump decision on Syria, says "an ally must be reliable".Elad Benari, 12/24/2018, 3:04 AM

Macron declares 'economic and social state of emergency'

French President announces increase in minimum wage amid ongoing protests by the so-called "yellow vests".Ben Ariel, 12/11/2018, 12:07 AM

'Looks like France needs Israel's help to restore peace'

Israeli Dep. Minister Michael Oren mocks French efforts to lead Middle East peace process, points to domestic turmoil over French fuel tax.David Rosenberg, 12/4/2018, 10:07 AM

Bennett: I urge Macron not to offer excuses for Nazi supporters

'Marshal Pétain facilitated the mass-murder of Jews. It is unacceptable to suggest that previous deeds mitigate such atrocities.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2018, 12:37 PM

France to increase vigilance around synagogues

French President Macron condemns Pittsburgh shooting, offers support to grieving families.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2018, 6:34 AM

France ready to back sanctions against Saudi Arabia

French President says he is ready to back sanctions against those responsible for murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.Elad Benari, 10/25/2018, 5:43 AM

Report: Trump willing to 'get tough' on Netanyahu

US President reportedly tells French counterpart he 'gave Bibi a lot,' worried Netanyahu prefers status quo to peace deal.Gary Willig, 10/22/2018, 8:25 PM

Macron attends pre-Rosh Hashanah ceremony in Paris synagogue

French president visits Great Synagogue, as community leaders lament: 'France, the land of asylum, is becoming a land of exile for Jews.'JTA, 9/5/2018, 5:07 PM

Rouhani: We expect Europe to save nuclear deal

Iranian President tells French counterpart Iran wants Europe to give it guarantees in order to save 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 8/28/2018, 3:05 AM

Rouhani: Europe's proposals aren't good enough

Iranian President tells Macron and Merkel Europe’s proposed economic measures to offset U.S. pullout from nuclear are disappointing.Elad Benari, 7/6/2018, 12:05 AM

French president scolds teenager for 'acting like a clown'

Macron scolds youth who asks him, 'What's going on, Manu?' 'If you want to lead a revolution, first learn how to put food on the table.'Reut Hadar, 6/19/2018, 1:06 PM

Europe must pay for its appeasement of Iran

Northern European leaders are the spineless leaders of pampered populations hostile to Israel. Israel must approach them with that in mind. Rafael Castro, 6/15/2018, 12:17 PM

Rouhani: We'll leave nuclear deal if we can't benefit from it

Iranian President speaks to French counterpart, says it's impossible for Tehran to stay in the nuclear deal if it cannot benefit from it.Elad Benari, 6/13/2018, 6:15 AM

Macron: Moving US embassy caused death

PM Netanyahu does not ask French president to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal, but to counter Iranian aggression in the Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2018, 9:42 PM

Macron says 2003 slaying of French Jew was anti-Semitic

French president says murderer who was ruled unfit to stand trial was motivated by anti-Semitism.JTA, 5/29/2018, 9:29 AM

'Hero' Malian who saved child to be given French citizenship

French President Macro praises migrant hero for his courage, suggests he join fire department.AFP, 5/28/2018, 6:17 PM

Posters show French president wearing Nazi uniform, Israeli flag

Left-wing protesters parade in Paris with poster of Emmanuel Macron as a Nazi and an Israeli.JTA, 5/28/2018, 3:40 PM

Netanyahu heads to Europe to meet Merkel, Macron

PM to press European leaders on Iranian nuclear deal, highlight Iranian aggression in the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2018, 9:37 PM

Macron: U.S. embassy relocation was a mistake

French President speaks out against the relocation of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, calls for two-state solution.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/25/2018, 11:00 PM