— Women who read aloud from the Torah at a synagogue in Marseille were subjected to threats and insults by congregants after local rabbis c…
Leaders of the Jewish community in Marseilles have advised Jews not to wear kippot in public for safety reasons.
A French-Jewish teacher who in November told police he had been assaulted by Jihadists was arrested on suspicion that he lied about the attack.
As some warn French Jews to avoid wearing a kippah, others are donning the skullcap in solidarity. Robert Zaretsky asks: Is this symbolic gesture really helpful — or just a cheap gimmick?
Only three years ago, the Jews of Marseille were able to congregate without security and in relative safety in their synagogues and community centers. While violence by Muslim extremists rose throughout France, it largely spared the southern port city, where 80,000 Jews and 250,000 Muslims live.
Representatives of the Jewish community of Marseille issued conflicting statements on whether Jews should hide their kippah in the southern French city following a spate of anti-Semitic stabbings.
A man who stabbed a Jew and assaulted two other Jews in Marseille was sentenced to four years is prison.
A man in his 60s was lightly wounded in an apparent anti-Semitic assault in Marseille.
After arresting a suspect in the Brussels Jewish museum rampage, French police have arrested four people suspected of recruiting would-be jihadist fighters.
Marseille’s chief rabbi has denied allegations that his employees tried to extort illicit funds from a bereaved family.