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Strasbourg: antisemitic graffiti discovered at the Jewish cemetery of Koenigshoffen

The Jewish cemetery of Koenigshoffen in Strasbourg has been damaged by an antisemitic tag: an inscription "Allah Akbar" on the totem pole at the entrance of the site. An act condemned by the Conseil Régional du Culte Musulman.

Election placards vandalised with swastikas in central France

The small village of Oulches, 400 inhabitants, is in turmoil after the discovery of graffiti featuring swastikas, Celtic crosses and the number "88", considered as a neo-Nazi sign of recognition. The mayor said he was outraged and intends to file a complaint.

Head of far-left party goes off the rails by invoking a conspiracy theory

While being the guest on the programme Questions politiques on France Inter and France Info, the leader of La France Insoumise predicted events such as the Merah attacks in Toulouse, during the last week of the presidential campaign.

French court sentences Holocaust denier to 5 years for death threats

A blogger who posted videos of himself calling for the murder of prominent French Jews was sentenced to five years in prison by a court in France.

French heiress renounces claim to Pissarro seized by Nazis from her parents

A French heiress who spent years trying to win back a priceless impressionist painting that was stolen by the Nazis renounced her claim to the work to end a feud with an American university.

Colette Brull-Ulmann who saved over 100 Jewish children during WWII passed away

Former Jewish resistance fighter Colette Brull-Ulmann, who took part in the rescue of Jewish children at the Rothschild hospital in Paris during the World War II, died at the age of 101. May her memory be a blessing.

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