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Jewish anti-fascist film thought destroyed by Nazis restored after 80 years

Jewish anti-fascist film thought destroyed by Nazis restored after 80 years

1931's Europa had taken on a mythical status in the film world as an early avant-garde film that was supposedly destroyed by the Nazis.Dan Verbin, Canada, 08/10/2021 21:28
French Senate approves adoption of IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

French Senate approves adoption of IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Resolution was overwhelmingly supported by a majority of parties with a show of hands in the Senate.Dan Verbin, 06/10/2021 15:59
Multicultural barbarians are emptying France of its Jews

Multicultural barbarians are emptying France of its Jews

An unprecedented exodus has taken place in France. Muslims enter, Jews flee - and the decision makers call it "multiculturalism". Op-ed.Giulio Meotti, 05/10/2021 11:12
French police chief to be named Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem

French police chief to be named Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem

Rural town of Vabre's police chief Hubert Landes warned Jews before a mass roundup, so they could escape arrest and flee to safety.Dan Verbin, 27/09/2021 15:59
Australia submarine deal: France on the outside looking in?

Australia submarine deal: France on the outside looking in?

With Australia becoming a leading partner in the fight against Chinese influence, France scathing over scrapped submarines deal.i24NEWS, 21/09/2021 23:56
France outraged

France outraged

A major shift in alliances has caused outrage in France. Op-ed.Ron Jontof-Hutter, 20/09/2021 11:52
French court acquits imam of incitement charges for quoting text commanding to kill Jews

French court acquits imam of incitement charges for quoting text commanding to kill Jews

Senior imam who in a sermon recited a religious text commanding Muslims to kill Jews has been acquitted.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 19/09/2021 07:50
Central Paris attacks suspect: Deaths of innocents was 'nothing personal'

Central Paris attacks suspect: Deaths of innocents was 'nothing personal'

Central defendant in 2015 Paris attacks trial says the attacks were retaliation for French air strikes on ISIS.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/09/2021 23:38
Suspect in gang attack on Jewish man in Lyon, France arrested

Suspect in gang attack on Jewish man in Lyon, France arrested

Leader of gang, reportedly a minor, held by police after Jewish man called anti-Semitic slur and assaulted at the end of Rosh Hashanah.Dan Verbin, 13/09/2021 22:56
Call for action: Combat the spread of the 'Qui?' movement across France

Call for action: Combat the spread of the 'Qui?' movement across France

Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) warns of popular new anti-Semitic trend gaining traction across France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2021 11:07
Paris trial opens for 93-year old Jean-Marie Le Pen accused of anti-Semitic incitement

Paris trial opens for 93-year old Jean-Marie Le Pen accused of anti-Semitic incitement

Far right party founder will not appear in person at trial over accusations he made anti-Semitic comment towards French pop singer.Dan Verbin, 02/09/2021 23:00
France and Germany urge Iran to return to nuclear talks

France and Germany urge Iran to return to nuclear talks

French Foreign Minister says it is urgent for Tehran to return to talks, while Germany asks it to resume talks "as soon as possible."Elad Benari, 02/09/2021 06:05
French woman arrested for yelling "Heil Hitler" at Jewish family on Shabbat

French woman arrested for yelling "Heil Hitler" at Jewish family on Shabbat

Woman who reversed car up to family and yelled Nazi salute along with calling Jews "the shame of France" faces prison term and large fine.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 18:25
Founder of French website listing high profile Jews facing multiple charges

Founder of French website listing high profile Jews facing multiple charges

Since removed website "I am everywhere" listed figures it claimed where Jewish, and referenced anti-Semitic WWII publication.Dan Verbin, 27/08/2021 15:38
Turkey repatriates French-Jewish man sentenced to 16 years for buying party drug online

Turkey repatriates French-Jewish man sentenced to 16 years for buying party drug online

French-Jewish man returns to France after 4 years of imprisonment in Turkey for buying drug popular in France.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 17/08/2021 18:14
French-Jewish MP: Macron made the right decision on Durban

French-Jewish MP: Macron made the right decision on Durban

French-Jewish MP Meyer Habib welcomes France’s decision not to participate in UN Durban IV conference.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 13/08/2021 20:44
France latest country to boycott upcoming Durban IV conference

France latest country to boycott upcoming Durban IV conference

Office of President Emmanuel Macron says that it is concerned by history of anti-Semitic remarks made at the UN racism conference.Dan Verbin, 13/08/2021 15:45
French website listing high profile Jews condemned by government

French website listing high profile Jews condemned by government

Site claiming many high profile figures are Jewish referenced main pro-Nazi newspaper from Vichy France in its name.Dan Verbin, 11/08/2021 18:19
French police detain woman for poster deemed anti-Semitic at COVID-19 protest

French police detain woman for poster deemed anti-Semitic at COVID-19 protest

France's Interior Min. Gérald Darmanin says poster is 'reprehensible,' calls out anti-Semitism as 'a criminal offense, not an opinion.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/08/2021 23:10
Iran's President to Macron: Help secure Iran's 'rights'

Iran's President to Macron: Help secure Iran's 'rights'

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi speaks to French President Emmanuel Macron, asks him to help secure Iran's “rights” in nuclear talks.Elad Benari, 10/08/2021 06:12
Watch: Chaos as performance artists in France protest vaccinations pass

Watch: Chaos as performance artists in France protest vaccinations pass

As EU nations impose the 'Green Pass' to combat COVID wave, protesters battle police in Germany & a wild fight breaks out in Italy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2021 14:50
In France, the anti-vax cause is being hijacked for Jew-hatred

In France, the anti-vax cause is being hijacked for Jew-hatred

Simon Wiesenthal Centre pens letter to French Interior Minister, demanding extreme-right YouTube channel be closed down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2021 14:25
Did France warn the U.S. over Wuhan lab as early as 2015?

Did France warn the U.S. over Wuhan lab as early as 2015?

Reports are surfacing that France warned the US government something 'suspicious' was going on at the Chinese lab years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 13:01
France: Iran endangering chance of reviving nuclear deal

France: Iran endangering chance of reviving nuclear deal

France warns that Iran is endangering the chance of reaching an agreement on reviving 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 27/07/2021 04:43
Aliyah season begins with 160 Olim from France

Aliyah season begins with 160 Olim from France

Israel has seen a 137-percent jump in the number of new immigrants from France so far during 2021 compared to the same period last year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 19:56
French lawmakers meet with Bennett

French lawmakers meet with Bennett

Dozens of French MPs meet with Israeli Prime Minister and Foreign Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 14:04
French court orders Twitter to disclose efforts to combat hate speech

French court orders Twitter to disclose efforts to combat hate speech

Ruling would force Twitter to hand over all documents related to its worldwide effort to remove hateful posts from its social network.Dan Verbin, Canada, 09/07/2021 22:11
Two swastikas burned into Auschwitz memorial in Grenoble, France

Two swastikas burned into Auschwitz memorial in Grenoble, France

The incident is the second times in recent days that swastikas have been carved into the stone monument using a blowtorch.Dan Verbin, 08/07/2021 18:43
Controversial French comedian Dieudonné sentenced to prison

Controversial French comedian Dieudonné sentenced to prison

Dieudonné has in the past stirred up controversy due to his anti-Semitism and for the "reverse Nazi salute".Arutz Sheva Canada, 04/07/2021 06:00
1888 tefillin case looted by Nazis returned to French Jewish family

1888 tefillin case looted by Nazis returned to French Jewish family

Case had been given to Algerian Jewish man as a bar mitzvah gift and was later stolen from his Paris apartment in 1942 by the Nazis.Dan Verbin, Canada, 02/07/2021 21:56
US, France: Time running out to revive Iran nuclear deal

US, France: Time running out to revive Iran nuclear deal

Blinken: There will come a point where it will be very hard to return back to the standards set by the JCPOA.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/06/2021 00:53
Egyptian who carried out attack outside Louvre sent to prison

Egyptian who carried out attack outside Louvre sent to prison

French court jails man who attacked soldiers with machetes outside the Louvre Museum in Paris for 30 years.Elad Benari, 25/06/2021 03:12
9 suspects appear in French court over 2017 anti-Semitic home invasion

9 suspects appear in French court over 2017 anti-Semitic home invasion

The family’s lawyer has “not a doubt” that the home invasion was motivated by anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, 23/06/2021 21:41
Nazi hate symbols spray painted on election signs in French village

Nazi hate symbols spray painted on election signs in French village

Mayor of Oulches describes the Hitler saluting vandals as a group who came to the town to rent the village hall for a party.Dan Verbin, 16/06/2021 15:37
Two French Jewish communities and mayor receive death threats

Two French Jewish communities and mayor receive death threats

Letters sent to mayor and Jewish communities in southern France threatens terror attack against synagogues.Dan Verbin, Canada, 11/06/2021 23:19
Man who slapped Macron sentenced to four months in prison

Man who slapped Macron sentenced to four months in prison

28-year-old Damien Tarel also banned from ever holding public office in France and from owning weapons for five years.Ben Ariel, 11/06/2021 01:07
Man who slapped French President Macron to be charged

Man who slapped French President Macron to be charged

Slapper of president admits to being member of far-right groups, says slap was spontaneous, not premeditated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 17:31
Macron: France willing to contribute to efforts to achieve 'two-state solution'

Macron: France willing to contribute to efforts to achieve 'two-state solution'

Speaking to AJC Forum, French President reaffirms commitment to fighting anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 04:07
France to open parliamentary inquiry into murder of Sarah Halimi

France to open parliamentary inquiry into murder of Sarah Halimi

Proposal by politician Meyer Habib will set up committee with powers to call police, witnesses, ministers and judges to testify.Dan Verbin, 09/06/2021 19:37
French presidential candidate says murder of Jewish students was part of a conspiracy

French presidential candidate says murder of Jewish students was part of a conspiracy

Jean-Luc Melenchon, a far-left candidate, suggests 2012 murder of Jewish students in Toulouse was part of an election conspiracy.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 08/06/2021 19:35
Watch: French President Macron slapped

Watch: French President Macron slapped

French President slapped during tour of southern France. Suspect arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 16:15
New scholarly version of Mein Kampf released in France

New scholarly version of Mein Kampf released in France

New version adds historians' critical notes that debunk Hitler's point of view throughout the text.Dan Verbin, 07/06/2021 21:14
Rabbi Haim Korsia, Chief Rabbi of France, wins second term

Rabbi Haim Korsia, Chief Rabbi of France, wins second term

Rabbi Haim Korsia re-elected with 75% of the vote, CER Pres. Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt says 'huge privilege to work with Rabbi Korsia.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 14:18
France: Man who promoted terrorism handed five years in prison

France: Man who promoted terrorism handed five years in prison

In significant verdict, French court sentences Holocaust denier to 5 years for making death threats.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 05/06/2021 22:28
West won't push for anti-Iran resolution at IAEA board meeting

West won't push for anti-Iran resolution at IAEA board meeting

Britain, France, Germany, US will not push for resolution against Iran despite its failure to explain uranium traces found at three sites.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/06/2021 00:07
French lawmakers approve new anti-terror legislation

French lawmakers approve new anti-terror legislation

French MPs vote in favor of tightening anti-terror laws, including placing curbs on movements of convicted radicals.Elad Benari, 04/06/2021 02:07
France: Suspected Islamist radical stabs police officer, shoots two others

France: Suspected Islamist radical stabs police officer, shoots two others

Man who had been on a watch list for Islamic radicalism stabs police officer and shoots two other officers before being killed.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/05/2021 20:54
French ambassador called for reprimand

French ambassador called for reprimand

Israeli FM Ashkenazi reprimands French ambassador to Israel following French FM Le Drian warns Israel may become 'apartheid' state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 12:50
Netanyahu blasts French Foreign Minister over 'apartheid' claim

Netanyahu blasts French Foreign Minister over 'apartheid' claim

PM Netanyahu fires back after French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned of "long-lasting apartheid" in Israel.Elad Benari, 27/05/2021 00:00
French, UN, Canadian leaders demand justice for Sarah Halimi

French, UN, Canadian leaders demand justice for Sarah Halimi

French leaders, officials from UN, Canada, Israel demand justice for Sarah Halimi amid wave of antisemitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 13:24
French FM warns of 'apartheid' in Israel

French FM warns of 'apartheid' in Israel

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warns of "long-lasting apartheid" in Israel if Palestinian Arabs fail to obtain their own state.Elad Benari, 24/05/2021 05:32
Canadian academic to be tried in France for deadly 1980 terror attack on Paris synagogue

Canadian academic to be tried in France for deadly 1980 terror attack on Paris synagogue

Lebanon-born Canadian academic to be tried in France for 1980 Paris synagogue bombing attack.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 21/05/2021 15:03
France pushing for Gaza ceasefire at UN

France pushing for Gaza ceasefire at UN

France planning to bring forward resolution at UN Security Council calling for a ceasefire in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 05:31
French FM backs Israel's right to self-defense

French FM backs Israel's right to self-defense

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi speaks to French counterpart who says Israel has the right to defend itself from Hamas rocket attacks.Ben Ariel, 14/05/2021 01:08
UK-France row escalates over Jersey fishing grounds

UK-France row escalates over Jersey fishing grounds

The UK has sent two Royal Navy ships to patrol the self-governing Channel island of Jersey located between the UK and France,i24NEWS, 07/05/2021 03:26
European countries condemn Israel for construction in Jerusalem

European countries condemn Israel for construction in Jerusalem

France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Britain condemn Israel for approving construction in the Har Homa neighborhood of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 07/05/2021 00:03
Iranian diplomat who planned bomb attack drops appeal of 20-year sentence

Iranian diplomat who planned bomb attack drops appeal of 20-year sentence

Assadollah Assadi drops appeal of sentence handed down for attempting to bomb Iranian dissident group's French rallyDan Verbin, 05/05/2021 18:36