Far-right French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen has been summoned to appear in a Paris court in the wake of his defense of his description of the Nazi gas chambers as “just a detail of WWII.”
The University of Strasbourg decided to hand over to the French city’s Jewish community the remains of Holocaust victims that were preserved as anatomy specimens.
Speaking out for the first time, one of the hostages in the Paris kosher market terror attack described how he tried to keep the Islamist attacker calm and helped him upload a video depicting him killing four other hostages.
An $11 million Jewish cultural institution will be built in Paris, the city’s mayor and the oldest existing Jewish organization in France announced.
A French anti-Semitism watchdog urged the mayor of Paris to order the removal of a mosaic floor featuring swastikas that the group identified in a residential building.
French lawmakers voted on Wednesday to create a $60-million fund to compensate Holocaust victims deported by French state rail firm SNCF to Nazi concentration camps in a move also intended to protect the company from future U.S. litigation.
For months, France has considered taking a more active role in advancing Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Israel wants no part of it.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prefaced talks about a French-led peace initiative by saying foreign powers were trying to dictate to Israel a deal with the Palestinians.
The Muslim store employee who saved 15 French Jews during the terrorist attack on a kosher supermarket was honored in New York.
A French anti-Semitism watchdog called for a police probe against a former lawmaker who warned Muslim shoppers about locally produced kosher products.