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French candidate under fire for Holocaust comparison

French candidate under fire for Holocaust comparison

French left-wing presidential candidate compares Nazi persecution of Jews to the situation of French Muslims today.JTA, 05/01/2017 04:26
French Jews rap Liberman remarks on leaving for Israel

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.JTA, 29/12/2016 03:30
French presidential candidate: Jews wished to break our laws

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, 23/11/2016 17:49
French Jews urged to rally over UNESCO resolutions

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, 28/10/2016 03:13
French Jewish president backs burkini ban?

French Jewish president backs burkini ban?

The president of the umbrella group of French Jews appears to support a ban on the burkini.JTA, 06/09/2016 03:42
French Jew slams burkini ban-Holocaust comparison

French Jew slams burkini ban-Holocaust comparison

Leader of France's Jewish communities condemns a politician’s likening of the ban on the Muslim garb to persecutions against French Jews.JTA, 29/08/2016 05:04
French embassy worker probed for anti-Semitism

French embassy worker probed for anti-Semitism

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, 07/08/2016 16:09
Jewish leader: French Jews’ state worst since 1945

Jewish leader: French Jews’ state worst since 1945

President-elect of France's umbrella of Jewish communities warns of alarming anti-Semitism, vows to fight hard.JTA, 29/05/2016 16:54
1980 synagogue bombing suspect walks free

1980 synagogue bombing suspect walks free

Rue Copernic bombing suspect released with monitoring bracelet. French Jewish leaders: release an 'outrage', 'insult to victims.'Arutz Sheva staff, 17/05/2016 15:21
French Jews oppose film on Munich terrorists

French Jews oppose 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.JTA, 16/05/2016 03:36
French Jews flee public schools

French Jews flee public schools

Rise in Muslim population, Islamism driving French Jews toward day schools, community leader states.Arutz Sheva staff, 06/04/2016 19:11
French PM understands Jews' fear

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.Ben Ariel, 08/03/2016 03:12
French Jews treated 'like second-class citizens'

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.'Yoni Kempinski, 26/01/2016 21:12
French Jews angry over exhibit glorifying terror

French Jews angry over exhibit glorifying terror

Doctors without Borders photo exhibit in Paris features poster of Palestinian terrorist described as 'martyr.'Cynthia Blank, 28/12/2015 22:12
French Jews urge 'merciless war' against terror

French Jews urge 'merciless war' against terror

Umbrella organization of French Jewish groups condemns Paris attacks, issues new safety instructions to synagogues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2015 09:11
In France, 2,200 Mosques Not Half Enough

In France, 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.Moshe Cohen, 05/04/2015 20:53
French Muslim Leader Boycotts over 'Anti-Semitism'

French Muslim Leader Boycotts over 'Anti-Semitism'

Paris Great Mosque rector refuses to attend dinner with Hollande, after Jewish leader notes Muslims' anti-Semitic attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2015 08:33
Muslims Gloat at Kosher Market 2 Days After Attack

Muslims Gloat at 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.Ari Yashar, 30/01/2015 13:57
Anti-Semitism Doubled in France in 2014

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2015 10:58
France to Protect Jews 'With Army if Necessary'

France to Protect Jews 'With Army if Necessary'

French Jewish leaders meet President Francois Hollande, say authorities ready to use military to protect synagogues, schools.Ari Soffer, 11/01/2015 12:23
Dieudonne Seeks Accord with French Jewish Leaders

Dieudonne 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.Cynthia Blank, 18/12/2014 09:59
Jewish Leaders Slam Anti-Semitic Comedian's Show

Jewish Leaders Slam Anti-Semitic Comedian's Show

CRIF, umbrella org. of French Jews, has condemned 20 French theaters for presenting anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonne's show.Cynthia Blank, 11/12/2014 09:03
CRIF to French Jews: Don't Protest Parliament Vote

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.Cynthia Blank, 01/12/2014 21:48
Recognition of 'Palestine' will Fuel Anti-Semitism

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.Ben Ariel, Canada, 14/11/2014 22:40
Leader Indicted for Calling Comic 'Anti-Semite'

Leader Indicted for Calling Comic '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.Tova Dvorin, 22/10/2014 16:37
Anti-Semitism up 400% in UK, Double in France

Anti-Semitism up 400% in UK, Double in France

529 anti-Semitic violent incidents in France in first seven months; 302 in UK in July alone.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2014 07:40
Thousands Attend Pro-Israel Rally in Paris

Thousands Attend Pro-Israel Rally in Paris

Paris Jewish community holds first major pro-Israel rally since the start of Operation Protective Edge.Elad Benari, 01/08/2014 06:12
Is the sale of Hitler's personal effects moral?

Is the sale of Hitler's personal effects moral?

Jewish group in France moves to stop Hitler's furniture from being sold at auction.Rachel Benaim, 14/04/2014 04:46
French Jews: Terror Photo Show 'Unacceptable'

French Jews: Terror 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 bombersDavid Lev, 13/06/2013 10:13
Observant Jew Elected to French Parliament

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2013 05:44
Attack in Toulouse a 'Red Light' for Jews, says MK

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

The murder of a Jewish teacher and three children in Toulouse flashes a “red light” for Jews in the Diaspora, says MK Danny Danon.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 19/03/2012 12:56