France

French far-left politician jokes about burning Jews

French politician Taha Bouhafs, from Jean-Luc Melenchon’s far-left France Unbowed party, made a Holocaust joke online about burning Jews.

Synagogue memorial stone vandalized in Strasbourg

A memorial stone marking the site of a former synagogue destroyed by the Nazis has been vandalised in Strasbourg.

French court hands down suspended prison sentence for daubing trains with swastikas

A man in his sixties received a suspended prison sentence for repeated instances of antisemitic graffiti he applied to trains.

Paris-area Jewish school gets hate mail about Hitler

Statements celebrating the Holocaust were sent in a letter to a Jewish school in Montrouge, south of Paris.

Jean-Marie Le Pen calls Jewish cemetery desecration “communications operation”

The founder of France's far-right National Front called the desecration of 96 graves at a Jewish cemetery in Alsace "a communications operation."

Kippah-wearing supporter of Gilets Jaunes shared antisemitic posts

A supporter of the Gilets Jaunes movement who wears a kippah to their protests has posted antisemitic propaganda on social media.

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