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Francis Kalifat awarded with the Legion of Honour

The President of the Representative Council of French Jewish institutions (CRIF), Francis Kalifat, has been awarded with the Legion of Honour, France's highest order of merit.

74-year-old Jewish woman violently assaulted in 19th district of Paris

An elderly Jewish woman was violently assaulted at her home in the 19th district of Paris last month by two teenagers, the National Bureau of Vigilance against Antisemitism (BNVCA) revealed.

France moves to shut mosque with preacher ‘targeting Christians, homosexuals, Jews’

France’s interior minister said he had launched a procedure to close a mosque for up to six months because of the radical nature of its imam’s preaching.

Mont Valérien memorial defaced with antisemitic graffiti

The Mont Valérien, a monument to the memory of French resistance fighters and combatants of the Second World War, was vandalised with antisemitic graffiti.

Jewish eleven year-old assaulted in Paris in antisemitic incident

An eleven-year-old Jewish boy was allegedly attacked in France by two fourteen-years-old in what is believed to be an antisemitic attack.

Crif Convention comes back after two years

For its eleventh edition, the Crif National Convention offered to more than 500 participants conferences and round tables in Paris.

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