Jean-Luc Melenchon, a far-left politician running for France's presidency next year has suggested that a jihadist's 2012 murder of Jews was part of an elections conspiracy.
Two other rabbis ran for the title gathering only 64 votes in total.
The Normandy landings remain the largest ever amphibious invasion and paved the way for western Europe's liberation.
The tribunal of Cusset, a town near Vichy in central France, handed down its guilty verdict and sentence on Thursday to Ahmed Moualek, 53.
Marc Israel Sellem, chief photographer for The Jerusalem Post, was born in 1974 and grew up in the Paris suburb of Ivry sur Seine.
The attacker was on the run, the police source said, and a search operation was under way.
Ashkenazi told Danon that Le Drian’s comments are “unacceptable, baseless, far from reality and Israel wholly rejects them.”
France, which has led aid efforts to its former colony, has sought to pressure Lebanon's squabbling politicians who have failed to agree on a new government and launch reforms to unlock foreign cash.
Following remarks by France's foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian claiming that risk of apartheid in Israel was strong, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired back saying that it was a false claim.