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French far-left leader says Jews provoke violent sectarianism

A leader of the French far-left accused French Jews of inciting violence against him and promoting “violent and aggressive sectarianism.”

CRIF slams wearing of yellow stars during demonstration against anti-Muslim hatred in Paris

A number of people demonstrating against anti-Muslim hatred in Paris wore stickers depicting a yellow star and a crescent , a reference to the yellow star which Jews were forced to affix by the Nazis.

Man tries to break into French Jewish school while shouting antisemitic slurs

A man who tried to break into a Jewish school in southern...

President Macron inaugurates the new European Centre for Judaism in Paris

French President Emmanuel Macron and leaders of the country’s Jewish community inaugurated a Jewish community centre in Paris that has been in the works for 20 years.

Plaque in memory of Lyon Holocaust victims vandalised

A plaque in honour of 84 Lyon Jews rounded up in 1943 and sent to Nazi death camps was vandalised.

French Jewish community mourns passing of Jacques Chirac

France’s Jewish community have mourned the passing of the country’s former president Jacques Chirac, who was the first French head of state to recognise the country’s role in the deportation of Jews during the Holocaust.

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