Sarah Halimi

French parliament launches investigation into Halimi verdict

Sarah Halimi, a 65-year-old French Jewish woman, was murdered in 2017 by Kobili Traore, who threw her out of her Paris home window.

French, Canadian, Israeli, UN officials demand justice for Sarah Halimi

The rally also comes as antisemitism has spiked across the Western world.

Injustices for French Jews make the case for aliyah - opinion

France is home to the world’s third-largest Jewish population, at around 500,000. But with rising antisemitism across the country, it is no surprise that French Jews are packing up and leaving.

By BEN STONE
01/05/2021
People gather to ask for justice for late Sarah Halimi on Trocadero plaza in front of the Eiffel Tow

Paris to name a street for Sarah Halimi

The street will be in the 4th District, also known as the Marais, which before the Holocaust was the heart of Jewish life in Paris

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
01/05/2021
Sarah Halimi was brutally murdered in her Paris home by Kobili Traore, who was not prosecuted becaus

French Jews on why they protest over Sarah Halimi, in their own words

Following the protests, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency spoke to multiple French Jews, asking them in interviews to share their thoughts and impressions from the situation on the ground.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
01/05/2021

Charlie Hebdo's Sarah Halimi cover: Should antisemitism be decriminalized?

The cover reads: "Should we decriminalize antisemitism?" featuring a Muslim character holding a knife and smoking joints from a Jewish menorah.

Rivlin to Macron: After Sarah Halimi, send message against antisemitism

“I heard with sorrow of the decision of the French Supreme Court to confirm the decision that the accused in the antisemitic, brutal and terrible murder of Sarah Halimi is unfit to stand trial."

Protesters gather in Jerusalem against the French ruling in the Sarah Halimi murder case, April 25,

Chief Rabbi Lau: Halimi case ‘an abominable injustice,’ calls for retrial

He also cited the Talmudic dictum that “He who is merciful to the cruel will end up being cruel to the merciful,” and said a true judge had to demonstrate “resoluteness” towards evil.

People gather to ask for justice for late Sarah Halimi on Trocadero plaza in front of the Eiffel Tow

Sarah Halimi case: French-Jewish judge resigns to protest high court decision

Following the decision to not hold Kobili Traore criminally liable for the murder of Sarah Halimi, a French-Jewish judge has quit his post.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
28/04/2021
People gather to ask for justice for late Sarah Halimi on Trocadero plaza in front of the Eiffel Tow

Sarah Halimi: Thousands in Paris, Tel Aviv protest court ruling

The demonstrations are to protest the French court ruling that Kolibi Traore is not criminally responsible for killing Sarah Halimi because he was smoked Cannabis.

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