french jews

Authorities claim that French Jew wasn't killed for antisemitic reasons

Despite the government's claim that the attack was not antisemitic, social media posts have displayed the alleged assassin burning the flag of Israel.  

30/08/2022

Parisian worlds collide in 'Haute Couture' - review

"Haute Couture" opens in theaters all over the country on August 25.

How French author Anne Berest confronted her family’s Holocaust story

The success of what Berest calls her anxiety-filled “identity research” is an “encouraging sign of awareness by society of the Holocaust amid troubling times,” she told JTA.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
23/07/2022

France’s first woman parliament speaker is a Jewish mother of 5

Yaël Braun-Pivet's election comes on the heels of Élisabeth Borne becoming the second woman prime minister of France.

Meyer Habib

Meyer Habib re-elected to represent French-Israelis in Paris

Habib, a dual French-Israeli citizen, was first elected to the National Assembly, the lower house of the French legislature, in 2013.

France: Four neo-Nazis arrested for planning 'Jew hunt' during soccer match

The men, aged between 45-53, were affiliated with far-right neo-Nazi groups and had intended on "hunting Jews" during a soccer match in Strasbourg.

French prosecutors suspect elderly Jew’s death linked to antisemitism

Rene Hadjaj, 89, was found dead after falling from the 17th floor of his apartment building. Police suspect that his neighbor may be connected to his death.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
31/05/2022

90-year-old Jewish man allegedly pushed to his death in Lyon, France

Reports about the incident Friday evoked anger and disbelief among multiple French Jews on social networks and beyond.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/05/2022

French Jews relieved, but also concerned, over results of presidential elections

The greatest danger now threatening France is that the moderate parties will lose the June legislative elections and that either Le Pen or Melenchon will win them.

By RINA BASSIST
25/04/2022

French Jewish groups claim Eric Zemmour inappropriately sent campaign texts targeting Jewish voters

The messages went out the night of the first round of elections. Two left-leaning Jewish groups say they are filing a complaint to police over the messages.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
14/04/2022
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