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UN scolds France over Muslim headscarf ban

UN committee says France violated an international rights treaty when it banned a woman from wearing a headscarf at school.

UN scolds France over Muslim headscarf ban

French Minister of Justice: Whoever harms a Jew, harms the entire republic

French Justice Minister responds to Jewish MP Meyer Habib who submitted a query regarding the way France is dealing with antisemitism.

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Macron to Iranian counterpart: Disappointed by lack of progress in Iranian nuclear talks

Macron urges Ebrahim Raisi to go back to the implementation of Iran's commitments under 2015 nuclear agreement.

'Disappointed by lack of progress in Iranian nuclear talks'

Paris Jews bet on community's future with new giant JCC

Amid existential angst, Parisian Jews bet on their community’s future with a giant new community center.

Paris Jews bet on community's future with new giant JCC

French Jewish students staying at Croatian hotel wake up to swastika

Incident of antisemitic harassment of school children on Croatian trip leads to police investigation.

French Jewish students wake up to swastika at Croatian hotel

France: One dead in shooting in Paris

Local media report one person killed, four others injured in shooting at hookah bar. Suspect arrested, incident appears to be gang-related.

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Macron warns: Antisemitism is stronger and more rampant

French President warns that "we are not finished with antisemitism" during commemoration of victims of the Holocaust.

'Antisemitism is stronger and more rampant'

France marks 80th anniversary of Vel' d'Hiv roundup of Jews

President Macron visits site where Jews were detained during roundup, before being forced off to concentration camps.

France marks 80th anniversary of mass roundup of Jews

Abbas to meet Macron in Paris

PA chairman set to discuss peace process and PA elections with French President during July 20 meeting.

Abbas to meet Macron in Paris

French Foreign Minister: Only a few weeks left to revive Iran nuclear deal

France's new Foreign Minister warns that time is passing for Iran to return to the 2015 deal with world powers.

'Only a few weeks left to revive Iran nuclear deal'

And Africa will flood Europe

Addressing the "great taboo" of our time - the fact that sub-Saharan immigration to Europe is spiraling upwards out of control.Op-ed:

And Africa will flood Europe

Lapid: I told Macron the Iranians don't want a deal

PM tells INN: Govt. to build in settlements only with natural growth, no new settlements.

Lapid: I told Macron the Iranians don't want a deal

Watch: Prime Minister Yair Lapid Welcomed at Charles DeGaulle Airport

Lapid was welcomed at Charles DeGaulle Airport by Israeli Ambassador to France, Israeli Ambassador to the OECD and a French honor guard

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Lapid heads to France to voice Israeli concerns on nuclear deal, Hezbollah

PM Lapid's trip to France expected to focus on Iran and Hezbollah.

Lapid heads to France to voice Israeli concerns on nuclear deal

Jewish lawyer to serve as France’s first female speaker

The granddaughter of Jews who fled Eastern Europe in the 1930s, Yael Braun-Pivet is the new speaker of France's National Assembly.

Jewish lawyer to serve as France’s first female speaker

French mural showing Macron as puppet of Jewish advisor to be removed

Fresco on Avignon municipal building depicts French president as puppet with strings being pulled by Jewish political advisor.

Mural showing Macron as puppet of Jewish advisor to be removed

Le Pen hails 'historic victory' in parliamentary election

French far-right leader says her party’s surge in parliamentary election was a “seismic event” in French politics.

Le Pen hails 'historic victory' in parliamentary election

Macron loses parliamentary majority as far-left, far-right soar

Le Pen's nationalist party surges from 8 seats to 89, while far-left alliance more than doubles in size, becomes dominant opposition faction

Macron loses parliamentary majority as far-left, far-right soar

Macron poised to lose majority in parliament as Le Pen's party surges

French President Emmanuel Macron poised to lose his majority in parliament, while rightist National Rally could see tenfold gain.

Macron to lose majority in parliament as Le Pen's party surges

Leaders of Germany, France and Italy to visit Kyiv

Leaders of the European Union's three biggest countries expected to arrive in Kyiv and meet Zelenskyy.

Leaders of Germany, France and Italy to visit Kyiv

France: Prosecutors demand life sentence for main suspect in ISIS Paris attacks

Prosecutors demand life sentence without parole for Salah Abdeslam, main suspect in 2015 jihadist attacks that killed 130 people in Paris.

Prosecutors demand life sentence for Paris attacks suspect

European powers to Iran: End the nuclear escalation

France, Germany and the United Kingdom condemn Iran's latest steps to scale back compliance with 2015 nuclear deal.

'End the nuclear escalation'

US, Britain, France and Germany seek to censure Iran at IAEA

US, Britain, France and Germany submit motion to IAEA calling on Iran to fully cooperate with it.

US, Britain, France and Germany seek to censure Iran at IAEA

French police arrest neo-Nazis who planned ‘Jew hunt’

Search of suspects' homes reveals large cache of weapons and explosives along with neo-Nazi literature.

French police arrest neo-Nazis who planned ‘Jew hunt’

WJC President receives France’s top distinction

French President Emmanuel Macron names World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder a commander of the Legion of Honor.

WJC President receives France’s top distinction

France: Antisemitism now suspected in murder of elderly Jew

Prosecutor in Lyon says 89-year-old man who was pushed out of his window by a neighbor may have been killed because he was Jewish.

Antisemitism now suspected in murder of elderly Jew

France: 90-year-old Jewish man pushed to his death in Lyon

Police do not suspect antisemitic motive in death of 90-year-old René Hadjaj after a dispute with his neighbors.

90-year-old Jewish man pushed to his death in Lyon

France’s new prime minister is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor

President Emmanuel Macron taps Élisabeth Borne, a former Socialist Party politician and ex-cabinet minister, as Prime Minister.

France’s new PM is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor

Bennett congratulates Macron on reelection as President of France

PM speaks with reelected French President, thanks him for France's support in the face of recent terror attacks.

Bennett congratulates Macron on reelection as French President

Right-wing French presidential candidate Éric Zemmour acquitted of Holocaust denial charge

Right-wing French presidential candidate Éric Zemmour found not guilty of Holocaust denial for saying French Nazi collaborator saved Jews.

Éric Zemmour acquitted of Holocaust denial charge

Iran detains two French citizens for fomenting 'insecurity'

France denounces arrests, summons senior Iranian diplomat.

Iran detains two French citizens for fomenting 'insecurity'

En Marche! Eid Mubarak, France!

The mass gatherings at the end of Ramadan in Europe were the ummah displaying its takeover in public. Op-ed.

En Marche! Eid Mubarak, France!

French President Macron pelted with tomatoes day after election win

Protestors pelt French President Emmanuel Macron with tomatoes during visit to a market in a Paris suburb.

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Did Emmanuel Macron use Yiddish in his presidential debate with Marine Le Pen?

French president appears to inject popular Yiddishism in his presidential debate with Marine Le Pen.

Did Macron use Yiddish in his debate with Marine Le Pen?

World Jewish Congress congratulates Macron

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder congratulates French President on "tremendously important victory".

World Jewish Congress congratulates Macron

World leaders congratulate Macron over election victory

US President Joe Biden to Macron: I look forward to our continued close cooperation.

World leaders congratulate Macron over election victory

Paris: Two dead after officers open fire on car that tried to hit them

Police in central Paris shoot dead two people after firing on car that was trying to hit them. Background to incident unclear.

Officers open fire on car that tried to hit them

Bennett congratulates Macron: I have no doubt ties will continue to grow stronger

Israeli leaders congratulate French President after exit polls show he will be re-elected for second term.

'I have no doubt ties will continue to grow stronger'

Emmanuel Macron defeats Marine Le Pen

President Macron holds lead over right-wing challenger as polls close in France. Le Pen concedes race.

Emmanuel Macron defeats Marine Le Pen

Analysis: Far-right could be a partner to the Jewish community

Eldad Beck, Israel Hayom's foreign correspondent to Europe, shows why elections in France should be of interest to Israel.

Analysis: Far-right could be a partner to the Jewish community