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France ups security at synagogues and Jewish schools after Iran’s attack on Israel

The decision was made in the context of a “very high level of terrorist threat”, wrote Darmanin, and the presence of a “high level of antisemitic acts” as well as “international tensions”, including Iran’s attack on Israel.

French Prime Minister: “The situation in Gaza follows an absolutely vile and barbaric terrorist attack committed by Hamas on Israeli soil”

French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal came to Israel’s defense during a parliamentary session resoundingly condemning the Hamas terror group and its supporters.

According to a CRIF survey, 72% of French people consider the rise in antisemitic acts to be a “serious threat” to society as a...

The Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions presented findings from an Ifop survey on "French perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its impact on France".

French President pays tribute to victims of Nazi raid on Jewish orphanage in Izieu

All the Izieu victims were deported to the death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland or to German-occupied Estonia. Only one instructor survived.

Pro-Palestinian activists tried to block an event organised by the Union of French Jewish Students in Paris

"Despite their attempts to silence us, and thanks to the admirable intervention of the administration of Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, the conference was able to proceed," said the UEJF in a tweet.

French Senate launches information mission on the rise of antisemitism in higher education

"We need to quickly have the most accurate perspective possible of the rise of antisemitism in both public and private higher education," stated Laurent Lafon, president of the French Senate's Culture and Education Committee.

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