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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
French far-right leader acquitted of breaking hate speech laws

French far-right leader acquitted of breaking hate speech laws

Marine Le Pen posted three images showing ISIS atrocities to Twitter in 2015.Elad Benari, 05/05/2021 06:44
France to sell 30 warplanes to Egypt in multi billion dollar deal

France to sell 30 warplanes to Egypt in multi billion dollar deal

France will sell 30 Dassault warplanes to Egypt starting in 2024 as part of shared fight against Islamist terrorism.Dan Verbin, 04/05/2021 23:46
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