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European countries denounce postponement of PA elections

European countries denounce postponement of PA elections

France, Germany, Italy and Spain urge PA to announce new date for elections as soon as possible.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/05/2021 00:41
Israeli president writes French counterpart over Sarah Halimi case

Israeli president writes French counterpart over Sarah Halimi case

President Rivlin thanks Emmanuel Macron for calling to change law which allowed murderer of Sarah Halimi to avoid trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2021 21:45
French students protest Sarah Halimi verdict

French students protest Sarah Halimi verdict

Jewish students from France protest decision of French court not to try man who tortured and murdered Jewish woman.Yoni Kempinski, 28/04/2021 18:34
Sarah Halimi protests and anti-Semitism in France - interview with Crif Exec. Dir.

Sarah Halimi protests and anti-Semitism in France - interview with Crif Exec. Dir.

Protests against French court's decision not to have Sarah Halimi's killer stand trial a reaction of incomprehension against the ruling.Yoni Kempinski, 27/04/2021 16:44
Paris to name street after Sarah Halimi

Paris to name street after Sarah Halimi

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo says the city will name a street after Jewish woman who was murdered three years ago.Ben Ariel, 26/04/2021 06:09
'Halimi's murder was a crime against France, not just the Jews'

'Halimi's murder was a crime against France, not just the Jews'

French ambassador meets with Labor MK as thousands protest French court's decision not to try Sarah Halimi's killer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2021 17:18
French police worker fatally stabbed by man yelling "Allahu Akbar"

French police worker fatally stabbed by man yelling "Allahu Akbar"

Knife attack, which occurred in entrance to police station near Paris is being treated by prosecutors as a likely terrorist attack.Dan Verbin, Canada, 23/04/2021 20:07
Anti-Semitism is a form of delirium, especially in France

Anti-Semitism is a form of delirium, especially in France

Those in its grip believe Jews have diabolical powers, have a secret conspiracy to control global affairs, cause all the world's ills. Op-edMelanie Phillips, 23/04/2021 11:32
Sarah Halimi's Israeli sister to sue the murderer in Israel

Sarah Halimi's Israeli sister to sue the murderer in Israel

The decision comes after a court in France decided not to try the murderer of Sarah Halimi.Ido Ben Porat, 23/04/2021 00:35
Naftali Bennett: French court's decision not to try Arab murderer 'pitiful'

Naftali Bennett: French court's decision not to try Arab murderer 'pitiful'

Yamina chief says French court's decision not to try Sarah Halimi's murderer is 'pitiful,' emphasizes: 'Sarah was murdered for being a Jew.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 11:39
'Immoral decision a stain on French legal system'

'Immoral decision a stain on French legal system'

French MP Meyer Habib: Macron's call to change law after court says Sarah Halimi's killer will not face trial comes too late.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 20:28
Delivery man who refused to service French Jews deported back to his native Algeria

Delivery man who refused to service French Jews deported back to his native Algeria

France deports 19-year-old illegal immigrant jailed for refusing to deliver food to Jewish customers.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 19/04/2021 10:17
France: Pakistani man attempts to stab Jews near synagogue

France: Pakistani man attempts to stab Jews near synagogue

Jews in Paris suburb overpower illegal immigrant after he attempted to stab three people.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 07/04/2021 07:30
Iran and world powers to discuss nuclear agreement

Iran and world powers to discuss nuclear agreement

Officials from Iran, China, Russia, France, Germany and Britain will meet virtually to discuss possible US return to 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 02/04/2021 04:35
The Green party funds Europe’s largest mosque

The Green party funds Europe’s largest mosque

The Greens will not destroy the roots of trees, but are perfectly willing to destroy the roots of European civilization. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti‏, 30/03/2021 12:00
French Jews commemorate anniversary of 2012 terror attack at Jewish school

French Jews commemorate anniversary of 2012 terror attack at Jewish school

A ceremony commemorating the 2012 terror attack that killed a rabbi and three children at a Jewish school in Toulouse took place on Friday.Dan Verbin, 21/03/2021 21:46
France announces month-long lockdown for Paris

France announces month-long lockdown for Paris

French Prime Minister Jean Castex says COVID-19 cases are on the rise and that "more and more this is looking like a third wave."Nissan Tzur, 19/03/2021 05:02
Wiesenthal Center: France needs to take action against neo-Nazi infiltrators in military

Wiesenthal Center: France needs to take action against neo-Nazi infiltrators in military

Wiesenthal Center has sent a letter expressing its dismay to French minister after revelation of neo-Nazi problem in military.Dan Verbin, 18/03/2021 21:19
Macron to Rivlin: France very concerned by Iranian nuclear issue

Macron to Rivlin: France very concerned by Iranian nuclear issue

Israeli President continues tour of Europe with visit to France, says attempts to stop Israel from defending itself at the Hague will fail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2021 19:12
Klimt painting sold under duress during Nazi era returns to heirs of Jewish family

Klimt painting sold under duress during Nazi era returns to heirs of Jewish family

France is returning a painting by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt to the heirs of the Jewish family forced by the Nazis to sell it.Dan Verbin, 16/03/2021 23:54
Rivlin to hold short visit to Europe

Rivlin to hold short visit to Europe

President Rivlin will hold meetings on the dangers of Hezbollah, the intensification of Iran’s nuclear project, and the ICC.Hezki Baruch, 16/03/2021 03:42
President Reuven Rivlin to discuss Iran nuclear project with European leaders

President Reuven Rivlin to discuss Iran nuclear project with European leaders

Israeli Pres. Rivlin accepts invitation to discuss Iran nuclear project, increased Hezbollah power, with three European presidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2021 15:42
It's hunting season in French schools against 'Islamophobic' professors

It's hunting season in French schools against 'Islamophobic' professors

In Algeria, 101 teachers were killed by Islamists over the years for the things they said. France is on the way. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti‏, 09/03/2021 15:04
Islamist's teen daughter admits lie leading to teacher beheading

Islamist's teen daughter admits lie leading to teacher beheading

Teen admits lie that she was in class when Samuel Paty showed Muhammad cartoons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2021 18:25
Watch: Man who attempted stabbing attack in Marseille, France, is arrested

Watch: Man who attempted stabbing attack in Marseille, France, is arrested

Police arrest man who attempted to enter Marseille, France, school, kosher supermarket, while armed with a knife.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2021 13:36
Miracle in Marseille

Miracle in Marseille

Man armed with knife attempts to enter Jewish school, kosher supermarket, in Marseille, France.Ido Ben Porat, 05/03/2021 13:27
European countries drop planned condemnation of Iran

European countries drop planned condemnation of Iran

France, Britain and Germany dropped resolution criticizing Iran for suspending some IAEA inspections.Elad Benari, 05/03/2021 03:30
Macron to Rouhani: Iran must make gestures in order to renew nuclear talks

Macron to Rouhani: Iran must make gestures in order to renew nuclear talks

French President tells Iranian counterpart he is "deeply concerned" by Iran's violations of 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 03/03/2021 04:39
European countries to seek condemnation of Iran

European countries to seek condemnation of Iran

Britain, France and Germany will put forward a resolution condemning Iran's suspension of UN nuclear inspections.Elad Benari, 02/03/2021 04:16
European countries condemn Iran for restricting IAEA inspections

European countries condemn Iran for restricting IAEA inspections

Britain, France and Germany urge Iran to reverse all measures that reduce transparency after it halts IAEA inspections.Elad Benari, 24/02/2021 06:20
I am afraid that France has fallen

I am afraid that France has fallen

My fear for France is grounded in its lack of courage to fight for its civilization and the right of its people to speak their minds. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti‏, 21/02/2021 13:14
Email to Jewish lawmaker: 'This time, it's the Muslims who will deal with you'

Email to Jewish lawmaker: 'This time, it's the Muslims who will deal with you'

Hate mail to French-Jewish lawmaker tells her to ‘prepare for the camps.’Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 20/02/2021 20:20
France: Jewish police officer's locker defaced with swastikas

France: Jewish police officer's locker defaced with swastikas

Jewish policeman finds swastikas and anti-Semitic rhetoric on his locker in Paris-area precinct.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 19/02/2021 07:48
Blinken to counterparts: US prepared to talk to Iran

Blinken to counterparts: US prepared to talk to Iran

Secretary of State tells European counterparts that the US is prepared to engage in discussions with Iran.Elad Benari, 19/02/2021 00:58
European powers: Iran losing chance to fully realize 2015 deal

European powers: Iran losing chance to fully realize 2015 deal

Britain, France and Germany: Iran is undermining the opportunity for renewed diplomacy by violating nuclear agreement.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/02/2021 22:44
Iran dismisses France's offer to mediate with US

Iran dismisses France's offer to mediate with US

"The nuclear deal has no need for a mediator," says Iranian official after French President offers to mediate between Tehran and Washington.Elad Benari, 09/02/2021 06:35
Paris City Council adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Paris City Council adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Paris becomes first capital city outside Israel to adopt official IHRA definition of anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 06/02/2021 18:24
Young French girls may not view 'racist' Peter Pan, but they may be veiled by Muslims

Young French girls may not view 'racist' Peter Pan, but they may be veiled by Muslims

Macron fails to see that he is participating in the downfall of the Republic. This fragmented base will be too fragile to support it. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti, 01/02/2021 19:00
Holocaust survivor gifts over $2m to French town which saved his life

Holocaust survivor gifts over $2m to French town which saved his life

Jewish man leaves $2M to French mountain town that hid him and his family from Nazis.Philissa Cramer, JTA, 01/02/2021 07:28
Iran rejects new nuclear negotiations

Iran rejects new nuclear negotiations

Iran’s foreign ministry says there will be no new negotiations or changes to the participants in its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 02:26
Anti-Semitic incidents drop by 50% in France, but physical assaults almost unchanged

Anti-Semitic incidents drop by 50% in France, but physical assaults almost unchanged

339 incidents recorded last year compared to 687 cases in 2019. Of those, 44 and 45 cases, respectively, were physical assaults.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 27/01/2021 16:53
France: Iran must comply with 2015 deal

France: Iran must comply with 2015 deal

French official says Iran must comply with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal in order for the US to return to the agreement.Elad Benari, 27/01/2021 05:05
French FM: US and Iran must return to nuclear deal

French FM: US and Iran must return to nuclear deal

French Foreign Minister: Iran is in the process of acquiring nuclear weapons, time to bring Iran and the US back into 2015 deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2021 03:22
France to deport driver who refused to take orders for kosher food

France to deport driver who refused to take orders for kosher food

French court convicts delivery driver of anti-Semitic discrimination for refusing to take orders for kosher food.Ben Ariel, 15/01/2021 04:59
French Jews, political leaders mark 6 years since Hyper Cacher killings

French Jews, political leaders mark 6 years since Hyper Cacher killings

Unity after terror attacks on Charlie Hebdo, kosher supermarket in France, 'has all bud dissipated', laments lawyer of Jewish victims.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/01/2021 14:18
Ministers call for two-state solution for Israel-PA conflict

Ministers call for two-state solution for Israel-PA conflict

Munich Group, made up of Foreign Ministers of Egypt, France, Germany and Jordan, meets in Cairo, urges US involvement in peace talks.Elad Benari, 12/01/2021 06:01
Food courier in France refuses to serve Jews, kosher restaurant owners say

Food courier in France refuses to serve Jews, kosher restaurant owners say

'I don't serve Jews.' Kosher restaurant owners say they were denied service by Deliveroo couriers.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 11/01/2021 14:54
France gives $10M to Palestinian group that promotes Israel boycott

France gives $10M to Palestinian group that promotes Israel boycott

French government allocates $10 million for major pro-BDS organizationCnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 03/01/2021 22:39
Dozens of French graves defaced with swastikas

Dozens of French graves defaced with swastikas

In unusual twist, none of the affected graves belonged to Jews.AFP, 28/12/2020 18:57
French President free of COVID-19 symptoms

French President free of COVID-19 symptoms

French President Emmanuel Macron tested positive for the coronavirus last week and had been self-isolating near Paris.Ben Ariel, 25/12/2020 03:12
France: Three police officers shot dead, one wounded

France: Three police officers shot dead, one wounded

French prosecutors say four police officers have been shot in central France, with three confirmed dead and a fourth wounded.David Rosenberg, 23/12/2020 08:02
Miss France runner-up suffers anti-Semitism on Twitter

Miss France runner-up suffers anti-Semitism on Twitter

Runner-up of Miss France 2021 competition subjected to anti-Semitic abuse on social media after revealing her Israeli origins.Ben Ariel, 21/12/2020 04:05
Jewish family assaulted in France after playing Hebrew song in their car

Jewish family assaulted in France after playing Hebrew song in their car

Bottles hurled at Jewish family near Paris after they played Hebrew songs in their car. 4 suspects arrested.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 20/12/2020 16:21
French court jails Moroccan for life over foiled 2015 train attack

French court jails Moroccan for life over foiled 2015 train attack

Moroccan man who attempted mass shooting on a French train and was stopped by off-duty US soldiers sentenced to life.AFP, 17/12/2020 19:45
French court sentences Charlie Hebdo attack accomplice to 30 years in prison

French court sentences Charlie Hebdo attack accomplice to 30 years in prison

Court stops short of imposing life sentence sought by prosecution for 2015 attacks on Charlie Hebdo offices, Jewish supermarket.AFP, 16/12/2020 19:20
French stabber who 'wanted to kill a Jew' deemed unfit to stand trial

French stabber who 'wanted to kill a Jew' deemed unfit to stand trial

French court accepts insanity defense for man who stabbed his neighbor because he 'wanted to kill a Jew.'Cnaan Liphshiz/JTA, 09/12/2020 22:59
Prosecutors seek lengthy prison terms for Charlie Hebdo accomplices

Prosecutors seek lengthy prison terms for Charlie Hebdo accomplices

French prosecutors seek 5 years to life in prison for 14 suspected accomplices of the Charlie Hebdo attackers.AFP, 08/12/2020 15:19