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Hundreds of Jewish Leaders in First-Ever Jewish Agency Board of Governors...

16 Sivan 5776 – June 22, 2016
Sharansky: “This is the single greatest expression of the Jewish people’s solidarity with French Jewry.”

Nearly 1,000 French Jews Await Hollande Address on Anti-Semitism

27 Adar I 5776 – March 7, 2016
French President Francois Hollande underscores the importance of anti-Semitism as CRIF's keynote speaker.

French Jews Breathe Sigh of Relief over Le Pen’s Defeat

2 Tevet 5776 – December 14, 2015
The French Jewish group CRIF said the defeat of the National Front brings an "opportunity to effectively address the causes of growth of extremes."

France Outlaws BDS Anti-Semitism

16 Heshvan 5776 – October 29, 2015
The French Supreme Court has outlawed the BDS movement and all related activities.

French Jewish Leader Indicted for Calling Dieudonne ‘Professional Anti-Semite’

29 Tishri 5775 – October 22, 2014
The indictment is against a Holocaust survivor.

A Fearsome Test For French Jews

15 Iyyar 5774 – May 15, 2014
While Jews are just one percent of the French population, 40 percent of French racist assaults target Jews.

Star French Athlete Probed for Antisemitic Gesture

26 Tevet 5774 – December 29, 2013
A star athlete from France is facing disciplinary action for showing support for an antisemitic comedian whose shows may soon be banned by the...

Le Pen Sr.: B’nai B’rith Brokered ‘Pact’ against Me

18 Tishri 5773 – October 3, 2012
French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen said that B’nai B’rith had signed a “pact” with other politicians to keep him out of the government. “The...

4 Injured in Kosher Market Explosion at Paris Suburb

4 Tishri 5773 – September 19, 2012
"There was an attack inside a kosher supermarket in Sarcelles at lunchtime by two persons dressed in black who lobbed a device," said Richard Prasquier, head of France's main Jewish council CRIF. On Wednesday, a satirical French weekly published naked cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.

French Rabbi Receives Threat to ‘Punish’ Jews for Complaining

5 Elul 5772 – August 23, 2012
The chief rabbi of Lyon, Richard Wertenschlag, has received a letter threatening to "punish a Jew for every complaint the Jews make on TV." The...

French Ozar Hatorah Student Attacked Violently

16 Tammuz 5772 – July 5, 2012
A 17 year-old student from the Ozar Hatorah school in Toulouse, where gunman Mohammed Merah murdered three children and an administrator last March, was attacked violently on a train Wednesday night in Lyon, according to the French Interior Ministry. Neither of the perpetrator has been summoned for questioning on Thursday morning, after having been caught by the train’s controller.

Gaza Question in Paris University Medical Exam Stirs Controversy, Investigation

25 Sivan 5772 – June 15, 2012
Vincent Berger, president of Diderot University in Paris, is investigating a question “of a polemic nature” which was posed to students of the Bichat...

French Jewry Leader: Hollande Victory a Boost to Anti-Israel Front

15 Iyyar 5772 – May 7, 2012
Following his victory Sunday, the 57-year-old François Hollande shouted himself hoarse, as he had done so often during the campaign, thanking his supporters for electing him president and promising to unite the whole country. But Richard Prasquier, President of the Jewish-French organizations, says one of the changes the Hollande presidency brings is a boost to the anti-Israel left.

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