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The attacker burst into tears after he was wrestled to the ground, handcuffed and placed on to a stretcher for transport to a hospital.
Swastikas and other hate graffiti were painted on buildings throughout the French city of Toulouse. Sunday night’s vandalism, which also included far-right symbols, struck an...
French police are searching for an unidentified man who performed an anti-Semitic gesture at three locales connected to the murder of Jews. A photo of...
French President Francois Hollande visited the Jerusalem graves of the victims of the attack on a Toulouse Jewish school on Tuesday, accompanied by Prime...
A man who made death threats against the Jewish school in Toulouse where Mohammed Merah killed four people last year was ordered jailed for...
The last remaining Jewish school in central Brussels has instructed its students to remove their kippot in the school's neighborhood and wait until they are inside the building to put it back on.
There's something sadly familiar about political figures looking back at terror attacks that occurred when their rivals were in charge and declaring that it was all handled badly.
A man and a woman in the Toulouse area were arrested on suspicion that they helped Mohammed Merah "commit crimes" that may have included the murder of four Jews.
"We know, Netanyahu came to France as part of his elections campaign," French President François Hollande has quipped last week, according to a report...
Several attacks on Jews over the Sukkot holiday across France have exemplified a whopping 45 percent reported increase in anti-Semitic attacks in the country in the first eight months of 2012.
Areas of France have become lawless and off-limits due to non-Muslims due to Muslim violence. The government has finally embarked on "North-American style" campaign to bring the areas under control, designating an initial 15 areas "Priority Security Zones."
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.
Since the killing of three children and a rabbi in the courtyard of a school in Toulouse on March 19 by Mohamed Merah, the number of attacks against Jews in France has exponentiated. French Jews feel very isolated and very vulnerable. They now know that simple things can be dangerous: wearing a skullcap in the street, going to the synagogue alone, placing a mezuzah on a door frame.
The recent massacre at a Jewish school in Toulouse "triggered an explosion” in anti-Semitic attacks across France, according to the French Jewish community's protection service. Last Saturday afternoon, three young Jewish men came under attack on their way to synagogue by at least 10 men of North-African origin.
Some 5,000 French Jews participated in an aliyah fair in Paris. The fair, organized and run by the Jewish Agency, took place on the Sunday of Francois Hollande's election as their new president, beating incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy—the Jewish community's favorite. A recent poll found that 26 percent of those surveyed said they have considered emigrating due to French anti-Semitism.
Ahh, that wonderful time when you return home from the hospital with a brand new bundle of joy nestled in your arms. Without getting into the pros or cons of sending yourself or your other children away, or the benefits and possibilities of family or paid help, eventually everyone will go home and you’ll be all by your lonesome, raising the family. So how to make this momentous occasion truly memorable, instead of weeks of what could be construed by some as torture?
It's important to separate the failure of elite French police units to apprehend murderer Muhammad Merah a week ago, from our estimate of the ability of French security forces to monitor radical Islamists within their borders. It turns out that France, which has been hit by terrorist attacks since the Algerian war of the 1950s, could teach the US a thing or two about controlling Arab terrorism.
Adlene Hicheur, a French nuclear physicist of Algerian descent who once worked at Switzerland's renowned CERN laboratory, is being tried in Paris on charges of collaborating with Al Qaeda in North Africa. His attorneys claim he only sent angry emails. They are afraid their clients would be unfairly linked with the Toulouse murderer.
It may seem a bit macabre, but the terrible tale of multiple killings of innocents in Toulouse continues to yield messages of hope, peeking through the scenes of blood and gore. It began with the heartfelt plea for increased light that was issued by widow and grieving mother Chava (Eva) Sandler. Now the pregnant girlfriend of one of the Toulouse gunman's victims has said she will marry her murdered partner in a posthumous ceremony.