The Vatican newspaper has criticized French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo for depicting God as a Kalashnikov-carrying killer, saying it was “woeful” and disrespectful to true believers of all faiths.
French President Francois Hollande unveiled a memorial plaque outside the Paris-area kosher supermarket where an Islamist killed four Jews last year.
A French Muslim man accused of helping stage the recent attacks in Paris associated in prison with the alleged killer of four at Brussels’ Jewish museum.
The ringleader behind the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris had plans to strike Jewish targets and to disrupt schools and the transport system in France, according to sources close to the investigation.
Samia Hathroubi, *a French Muslim human rights activist, has been active in interfaith work between Muslim and Jewish communities as the European programs coordinator for the New York-based Foundation for Ethnic Understanding. In the days since the November 13 Paris attacks, she has been wrestling with the implications for French Muslims and their relations with French Jews.
In the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks, French Jews are wondering: what’s next? Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur describes the mood in the community and the continued need for interfaith dialogue.
Why is the Paris carnage a shocking game changer? J.J. Goldberg explains that the sophisticated ISIS military operation is only the latest of three terror attacks — and proves it is a far more powerful and complex adversary than anyone thought.
Since the Paris bloodbath, Robert Zaretsky has been struggling to figure out what was Jewish about the attackers’ targets. Now, he examines our strange compulsion to see Jew-hatred even where there is none.
Israeli officials are likening Paris to Israel, and ISIS jihadis to Palestinian terrorists. Michael Greenberger asks: Is that a fair assessment — or political opportunism?
What’s it like to have your Shabbat disturbed by terrorism — or to not even learn of the attacks until a day later? Laurent-David Samama found out in Paris.