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.
Prosecutors in Paris presented their case against 15 defendants accused of planning jihadist attacks on French Jews and other targets.
A town in southern France announced plans to name a street after the late Palestinian president Yasser Arafat.
The CEO of a major French telecommunications company said he would cut ties with an Israeli partner “tomorrow” if it could do so without incurring financial penalties.