jews in france

THE NICE seafront on a windy day.
Flights of fancy

El Al opens non-stop route to Nice, France

By ARI BAR-OZ
13/04/2019
A worker removes antisemitic graffiti at a Jewish cemetery in France, March, 2019
Desecrated Jewish cemetery in France restored

Mayor of Strasbourg denounces recent antisemitic attacks, says that perpetrators will be caught and punished.

'No to antisemitism!' Thousands chant in central Paris square

One activist told the 'Post,' "I am not Jewish, and I do not think this is a ‘Jewish problem’. It is a problem of all of us, all French people."

By RINA BASSIST , JEREMY SHARON
20/02/2019
Alain Finkielkraut in the Institut de France library, Paris, France, December 1, 2016.
Jewish philosopher assaulted, called 'dirty Jew' by yellow vest protesters

The yellow vest protesters followed Alain Finkielkraut as he walked away from the protest and down the street, yelling antisemitic insults at him.

17/02/2019
French Police checking vehicles on the 'Bridge of Europe' between Strasbourg and Kehl Germany as a s
‘Juden!’ spray painted in yellow on window of Paris bagel shop

This is not the first act of antisemitic vandalism in Paris.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
11/02/2019
MEYER HABIB
French parliament building locked down after death threats to Jewish MP

He received a letter that read "Fat Zionist pig" and "You are not French."

Bordeaux synagogue
Anti-Zionist graffiti painted on French synagogue

“Anti-Zionist rhetoric targeting Israel that is placed on a synagogue confirms that anti-Zionists are notorious anti-Semites.”

By JTA
01/08/2018
The Capitole de Toulouse, the city's main administrative building
'Too many Arabs' and 'too few Jews' in French city, politician says

Aviv Zonabend later retracted some of his comments, saying he meant to target Islamists, not Arabs.

People participate in a unity rally after the murder of French Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll in
250 French intellectuals demand action on antisemitism

Among the signatories who called for antisemitism to be elevated to an issue of national concern were 3 former prime ministers, several elected officials, artists and prominent thinkers.

French Police
French police investigate murder of holocaust survivor

A spokesperson said that preliminary evidence did not show an antisemitic characteristic, but that this possibility "has not been discounted."

By JTA
26/03/2018
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