The trunk was large enough for an 18-meter long beam that will help support the weight of the spire.
The MoU will be signed personally by Yad Vashem director-general Dorit Novak and vice president and associate provost for internationalization at the University of Notre Dame Michael Pippenger.
Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit, who would normally say Christmas mass in Notre-Dame, will this year officiate at the Grüss Circus in the Bois de Boulogne.
One of the women enticed her fellow defendant to join the plot by posing online as a male Islamist militant seeking a bride, French media reported. They got sentenced to 30 and 25 years.
The cleric excoriated Arab leaders for being sympathetic to the French while ignoring the plights of Muslims.
France is home to both the largest Jewish (600,000) and largest Muslim (5.7 million) populations in Europe,
People need symbols, and the world needs culture, beauty and art. Notre Dame was and is a symbol of all such things – and an important symbol of continuity and connection.
Three beehives were housed at Notre Dame on a roof about 30 meters below the main roof where the fire spread. Each hive has about 60,000 bees.
Some officers also marched toward demonstrators to control the crowd and funnel it to Paris' Place de la Republique, where most of the demonstrators were contained in the late afternoon.
Lion announced Thursday that the Jerusalem municipality would project the French colors onto the building for 24 hours.