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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

French Jews honor 79th anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto uprising

France’s main Jewish organization honors the 79th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising with a special ceremony.

French Jews honor 79th anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto uprising

France: Two indicted for assaulting Jew who died fleeing them

French prosecutors indict two men for assaulting Jérémie Cohen, a Jew who died while fleeing attackers.

Two indicted for assaulting Jew who died fleeing them

85% of French Jews believe antisemitism is widespread in France

Antisemitism survey finds that 85 percent of French Jews believe that antisemitism and antisemitic sentiments are widespread in France.

85% of French Jews believe antisemitism is widespread in France

Report: 3/4 of French Jews have experienced antisemitic acts

American Jewish Committee survey finds nearly three quarters of French Jews have experienced antisemitic acts.

Report: 3/4 of French Jews have experienced antisemitic acts

Pardon my French

The Germans were the bad guys, but the French were, too. The round-ups, the expulsions - and today they lead the EU in Jew-hatred. Op-ed.

Pardon my French

What to make of Éric Zemmour?

Despite my many criticisms, large and small, of Zemmour, I would vote for him were I a French citizen. Op-ed.

What to make of Éric Zemmour?

UK college student given course material featuring ‘blood libel’

Student at a French campus of the University of London speaks out after experiencing anti-Semitism on campus.

UK college student given course material featuring ‘blood libel’

Far-right politician 'may be Jewish, but doesn't speak for Jewish community'

A far-right Jew could make political history in France. Many French Jews say he’s dangerous.

Far-right politician 'may be Jewish, but doesn't speak for Jews'

Paris: Trial opens into murder of Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll

"Mireille Knoll shared Sarah Halimi's fate," says Meyer Habib, French parliamentarian. "If only Sarah's murderer would face justice."

Paris: Trial opens into murder of Holocaust survivor

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.

French website listing high profile Jews condemned by government

A brave French imam with a bulletproof vest and a bounty on his head

This is not in Baghdad, but in France. The imam who defends dialogue with Jews and Eastern Christians has a price on his life. Op-ed.

A French imam with a bulletproof vest and a bounty on his head

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.

Delivery man who refused to serve Jews deported to Algeria

French Jew threatened in Turkish prison

Inmates demand Jewish inmate held for buying drugs convert to Islam, threaten him if he refuses, says family.

French Jew threatened in Turkish prison

Vast majority of French Jews view anti-Zionism as anti-Semitic

Poll finds that most French Jews believe attacks on Israel intrinsically connected with anti-Semitic beliefs.

Vast majority of French Jews view anti-Zionism as anti-Semitic player

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.

French Jews mark 6 years since Hyper Cacher killings

France vows to protect Jewish community following Paris stabbing

French Interior Minister visits synagogue ahead of Yom Kippur, says more than 7,000 police and soldiers are protecting Jewish services.

France vows to protect Jewish community

WZO announces plan to bring French Jews to Israel

World Zionist Organization vice-chairman Yaakov Hagoel states Israel must prepare for increase in aliyah caused by rising anti-Semitism.

WZO announces plan to bring French Jews to Israel

Jewish woman gives birth to sextuplets in France

Premature sextuplets born to Jewish couple in France are country's first sextuplets in over 30 years.

Jewish woman gives birth to sextuplets in France

Up to 2,000 French Jews may have died of coronavirus, organizations say

'In our busiest two weeks, we sent 80 coffins to Israel,' local ZAKA chief says.

Up to 2,000 French Jews may have died of coronavirus

At least 1,300 French Jews have died of COVID-19

French-Jewish burial services report at least 1,300 Jews in France have died in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

1,300 French Jews have died from coronavirus

In France, Zionist light dispels anti-Semitic darkness

At Paris solidarity rally, Betar member says: 'France is known as an anti-Semitic country, we can't rely on it to protect all its citizens.'

In France, Zionist light dispels anti-Semitic darkness

Chalom Levy, who died on a flight from Israel, 'had never recovered' from stabbing attack

French-Jewish man who died earlier this week on a flight to France had 'never recovered' from 2016 stabbing attack, lawyer says.

'He had never recovered from the attack'

'There are no real possibilities here'

Hit by terror and a sluggish economy, Nice’s once-vibrant Jewish community faces uncertain future.

'There are no real possibilities here'

Watch: French Jews march through Hevron in show of solidarity

Over 1,200 French Jews hold march in Hevron's Jewish community. "There's only one flag from the Jordan to the sea - the flag of Israel."

Watch: French Jews march through Hevron in show of solidarityplayer

France to increase vigilance around synagogues

French President Macron condemns Pittsburgh shooting, offers support to grieving families.

France to increase vigilance around synagogues

Jewish man found dead in Paris

Jewish man killed in his apartment in Paris. Police believe the motive for the crime is financial.

Jewish man found dead in Paris

'I don't understand what the Jews are doing in France'

Israeli physician Dr. Yehuda David urges French Jews to make Aliyah to Israel.

'I don't understand what the Jews are doing in France'

European Jewish Congress: French government must take action

EJC calls on French authorities to take stronger measures against anti-Semitism, says words are important but not enough.

European Jewish Congress: French government must take action

'A non-kosher restaurant in Israel? That's illogical'

Arutz Sheva interviews French immigrant who says he 'cries every day for not coming to Israel sooner.'

'A non-kosher restaurant in Israel? That's illogical'

1,000 French Jews march in Hevron

French Jews, some of whom are in the process of officially immigrating to Israel, held a flag parade ending at the Cave of the Patriarchs.

1,000 French Jews march in Hevron

'France was saved from the extremists'

Rabbi Aryeh Weil of the Portuguese Synagogue in Paris speaks to Arutz Sheva about the aftermath of Macron's victory.

'France was saved from the extremists'

Circulating the web: How secure are Jewish schools in France?

Vice News investigates how security precautions at Jewish schools in France are affecting students.

Circulating the web: How secure are Jewish schools in France?player

No hate crime charges in robbery of French Jewish couple

French prosecutors reference to hate crimes from indictment of four men suspected of rape and robbery of Jewish home in Paris suburb.

No hate crime charges in robbery of French Jewish couple

Le Pen backtracking on dual citizenship?

Marine Le Pen appears to backtrack on her proposal to abolish dual citizenship in France if elected.

Le Pen backtracking on dual citizenship?

France: Surprise front-runner turns to top choice for many Jews

Many French Jews are joining fellow voters in supporting Emmanuel Macron for president.

France: Surprise front-runner turns to top choice for many Jews

French candidate under fire for Holocaust comparison

French left-wing presidential candidate compares Nazi persecution of Jews to the situation of French Muslims today.

French candidate under fire for Holocaust comparison

Philosopher Bernard Henri-Levy revisits Jewish roots in new book

Bernard-Henri Levy pens one of his most Jewish books ever.

Philosopher Bernard Henri-Levy revisits Jewish roots in new book

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.

French Jews rap Liberman remarks on leaving for Israel