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French Jewish Immigration to Israel Up 49 Percent

Jewish immigration from France to Israel has increased by 49 percent in the first nine months of 2013 compared to last year. Through September, 2,185...

French Court Fines Publisher of Five Antisemitic Books

Citing anti-Semitic content, a French court sanctioned a publishing house for five books, including one first printed more than a century ago. The court in...

Hollande Visits Graves of Victims of Toulouse Jewish School Attack

French President Francois Hollande visited the Jerusalem graves of the victims of the attack on a Toulouse Jewish school on Tuesday, accompanied by Prime...

Gunman On the Loose in France

France police are scouring Paris and surrounding areas for a lone gunman who critically wounded a leftwing newspaper’s assistant to a photojournalist Monday, days...

Peres and Netanyahu ‘Parlent Francois’ to Hollande

France and Israel were at each other’s throats nine years ago because of Israel’s warning to French Jews of rampant anti-Semitism, but common enemies have brought the two countries together, for now.

Britain and Iran Re-Establish Diplomatic Ties

Britain thrusts a knife in Israel’s campaign to keep Iran under pressure until it comes clean on its nuclear program, but France suddenly has become Israel's closest if not only European ally.

Frenchman Jailed for Glorifying Toulouse Murderer

A Frenchman who called a Jewish school in Toulouse to gloat over the murder of four Jews was sent to jail for three months. The...

AJC France Condemns NGO for One-Sided Film Palestinians

AJC France condemned the "humanitarian" organization Action Against Hunger (ACF) for distributing a film that solely blames Israel for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film, “Broken...

French Politicians, Clergymen Back Petition Defending Circumcision

More than 5,500 people, including prominent French politicians, scholars and clergymen, have signed a petition against attempts to ban the ritual circumcision of boys...

French Lawyer Disbarred for Motion to Replace Jewish Judge

A lawyer from Lyon in eastern France has been disbarred for filing a motion to disqualify a Jewish judge because of his origins. The French...

La Pen’s Right-Wing Party Makes Strong Gains in EU Election Poll

France’s right-wing National Front party headed by Marine Le Pen is leading the country’s two major parties in the polls for May’s elections to...

French Diplomat to be Expelled from Israel

Marion Fesneau-Castaing, who hit an IDF soldier, will be expelled from Israel.

Jewish Teenagers Attacked at Paris Sports Court

A group of teenagers “of African and North African origins” assaulted ten 13-year-old Jewish students at a public sports center in Paris  from the...

French Soldiers Face Disciplinary Action for Anti-Semitic Photo

Two French soldiers who posed in front of a Paris synagogue a few weeks ago while making an anti-Semitic gesture will be sanctioned by...

Obama Begins Attack Blitz, Says 24 Nations Back ‘Strong Response’

The White House announced Monday that more than dozen more countries have formally backed a “strong international response" to the use of chemical weapons...

French City Closes Street to Traffic through Yom Kippur

‘What’s good for the Jews is good for the Muslims,” says a French Islamic website citing the closure of a city street for Jews through the High Holidays. It demands the same for Muslim street prayers.

Syrian Rebels ‘Disappointed’ by World’s Inaction

Is the coalition of the willing turning quickly into the coalition of the reluctant?

France Calling for Use of Force in Syria

But Russia and Iran have rejected the claims that Assad had deployed chemical weapons, saying the rebels are responsible.

French Court Acquits Boycott Activists of Hate Crime

A French court has acquitted three activists charged with discrimination and hate crimes for calling for a boycott of Israeli products in 2010, the...

French Senator Receives Death Threats over Anti-Shechitah Stance

A French senator said she will complain to police over death threats she received after proposing special labels for halal and kosher meat. Sylvie Goy-Chavent...

Cannes Heist Nets $53 Million of Lev Leviev’s Jewels

A masked gunman stole $53 million worth of diamonds and jewels owned by Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev from an exhibition at a luxury resort...

Rabbinical Group Aims to Standardize Circumcision in Europe

A European rabbinical group has created a union to include every mohel - ritual circumciser - in an effort to standardize ritual circumcision and...

Islamists Riot in Paris Suburb

Muslims torched 20 cars on Sunday in a Paris suburb, in the second day of Islamic violence in France. The rioters are protesting the...

Paris Prosecutor Says No Zopiclone in Teva Furosemide Tablets

The pharmaceutical giant Teva's French division, Teva France, announced that the preliminary investigation conducted by the Paris Prosecutor resulted in the conclusion that there...

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