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Toulouse imam tried on appeal for broadcasting an antisemitic sermon

The imam of a Toulouse mosque, Mohamed Tataiat, was tried on appeal for inciting "violence or racial hatred" following a preaching broadcast in 2017.

Prosecutor now suspects antisemitic motive behind murder of elderly Jewish man

René Hadjadj, an 89-year-old man who was pushed out of his 17th-story window by a neighbour may have been killed because he was Jewish, a prosecutor said, after several shocking antisemitic murders in France in recent years.

Holocaust survivor Elie Buzyn passes away, aged 93

Holocaust survivor Elie Buzyn passed away in Paris, on 23 May 2022, aged 93.

Commemorative plaque unveiled on anniversary of “Green Ticket Round-up”

A new plaque was unveiled in Paris in memory of the victims of the so-called "green ticket round-up," (rafle du billet vert) the first wave of mass arrests of Jews under the Vichy regime.

CRIF mission to Abraham Accords capitals

The Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions (Crif) and its President Francis Kalifat are organising a mission to the three key cities of the Abraham Accords.

French Jewish students accuse Far left candidate of “sliding towards antisemitism”

The Union of Jewish Students of France (UEJF) published a series of tweets following the announcement by the far left  La France Insoumise (LFI) party to present the journalist-activist Taha Bouhafs as a candidate for the upcoming legislative elections.

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