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Negotiations in Vienna over the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the existing Iran nuclear deal, May 2021. Source: Enrique Mora/European External Action Service/Twitter.

France: Iran endangering prospects of return to nuclear deal

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The French Foreign Ministry warned on Monday that Iran is endangering the possibility of a return to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear agreement. “Iran continues to exacerbate the nuclear situation. If it...
Children from France arrive in Israel as part of a group aliyah flight on July 21, 2021. Photo by Noga Malsa.

160 new immigrants from France arrive in Israel amid surge in ‘aliyah’

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A group of 160 new French immigrants to Israel arrived at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Wednesday aboard a special aliyah flight from Paris organized by the Jewish Agency for Israel, and Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration. The new arrivals...
The Eiffel Tower, Paris. Credit: Pixabay.

‘Bonhomie’ from France: Parliamentary delegation visits Israel, meets top leaders

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Thirty-eight members of the French parliament arrived for a three-day visit to Israel earlier this week on a tour sponsored by the European Leadership Network (ELNET), in cooperation with the Israeli Ministry of Foreign...
Jean-Luc Mélenchon. Credit: Pierre-Selim/Flickr.

The anti-Semitism of Jean-Luc Mélenchon

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In the first round of the French presidential election in 2017, nearly one in five voters marked their ballots for Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the candidate of the newly formed far-left “La France Insoumise” (“France Rising”)...
About 800 people gathered in front of the 24 columns courthouse in Lyon to demand justice for Sarah Halimi. Lyon, France. Credit: Franck Chapolard/Shutterstock.

France to open parliamentary inquiry into murder of Sarah Halimi

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France’s Union of Democrats and Independents political party announced on Wednesday that a parliamentary commission of inquiry would be established to investigate the murder of French Jewish citizen Sarah Halimi. Halimi, a 65-year-old former kindergarten...
About 800 people gathered in front of the 24 columns courthouse in Lyon to demand justice for Sarah Halimi. Lyon, France. Credit: Franck Chapolard/Shutterstock.

What does ‘justice for Sarah Halimi’ mean?

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There was a particularly nasty incident that was reported in the crime sections of the French press this week. It caught my eye because certain details were disturbingly reminiscent of the case of Sarah...

French-Israeli author wins France’s top literary prize

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A French-Israeli author has been awarded France’s most prestigious literary honor, the Spring Goncourt Prize, reported Haaretz on Monday. Shmuel T. Meyer, 64, won the prize for Et la guerre est finie … (And the War Is Over …...
A sign at a rally in Paris against the French court ruling in the Sarah Halimi case, April 25, 2021. Source: Facebook.

France’s justice minister aims to change law after court ruling on Halimi murder

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France’s Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti plans to introduce a bill to change French law after a court ruled that the 27-year-old man who killed Jewish woman Sarah Halimi in a 2017 anti-Semitic attack would...
Protesters gather at the French embassy in Tel Aviv to demand justice for Sarah Halimi, murdered by her Muslim neighbor in Paris in 2017, April 25, 2021. Photo by Avshalom Sassoni/Flash90.

Hundreds protest at French embassy in Tel Aviv over Halimi murder ruling

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Hundreds of protesters rallied in front of the French embassy in Tel Aviv on Sunday in solidarity with the large-scale demonstration held in Paris to demand justice for Sarah Halimi, a 65-year-old French Jew who was...
The cover of the latest issue of the French magazine "Le Parisien.”

French magazine devotes cover story to ‘post-COVID’ Israel

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Israel’s success in beating back the coronavirus pandemic continues to attract attention in international media outlets, and this weekend, the French magazine Le Parisien devoted a cover story to Israel as an example of life “after”...