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Riot police, with a rainbow flag in the background, chase LGBT rights activists in Istanbul, Turkey

French-Jewish gay man threatened in Turkish prison, his family says

Inmates have regularly threatened to hurt Fabien Azoulay, 43, unless he converts to Islam and over their suspicions that he is gay.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
14/04/2021
Sarah Halimi was brutally murdered in her Paris home by Kobili Traore, who was not prosecuted becaus

In France, if you smoke cannabis you can kill a Jew - Sarah Halimi case goes to high court

The judge cited psychiatric evaluations saying Traore’s consumption of marijuana before he killed Sarah Halimi led to a “delirious episode” that made him not legally responsible for his actions.

French MP to Netanyahu: Jews need French and Israeli borders to open

"This will encourage both individuals from both Israel and France to get vaccinated," said Habib.

Jacques Kupfer - A French Zionist’s aliyah advocacy legacy

Kupfer’s passing highlights immigrant success stories and struggles.

By BEN BRESKY
04/02/2021

French Jews, political leaders mark 6 years since Hyper Cacher killings

Over a million people are estimated to have marched in Paris alone.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
12/01/2021
Henri Meyer

On this day, 126 years ago, Alfred Dreyfus was sentenced to life in prison

As one of the most controversial cases of the 20th century in France, the political scandal created by this affair upset France for almost 12 years.

An 1806 French print depicts Napoleon Bonaparte emancipating the Jews

Napoleon was crowned on this day, revolutionizing Jews future in Europe

Thanks to Napoleon, Jews that had been economically and politically marginalized and physically confined in European ghettoes, became free to enter European society.

The official French memorial ceremony, September 15, 2019

Recollections of sheltering from the Holocaust in Saint Martin Vesubie

A memorial walk to the Col de Fenestre pass is held once a year.

By AVRAHAM SCHONBRUNN
22/10/2020
A MAN WALKS past graves desecrated with swastikas at the Jewish cemetery in Westhoffen, near Strasbo

Parisian Kosher restaurant defaced with Nazi slogans

In response to the act of antisemitic vandalism, Jewish community leaders called on local authorities to increase security measures.

05/10/2020
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