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Selling spyware is immoral, but selling weapons isn’t?

French President Emmanuel Macron scolded Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett following a report that Moroccan intelligence services had used Israeli tech firm NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware to keep tabs on him and other senior...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz, seen here on July 12, 2021, updated his French counterpart on an initial assessment of NSO Group. Source: Flash90

Israel tells France it is investigating NSO spyware allegations

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz told his French counterpart Florence Parly in Paris on Wednesday that Israel was looking into allegations that spyware developed by Israeli company NSO Group was used against French President...
The Eiffel Tower, Paris. Credit: Pixabay.

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

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...
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin with French President Emmanuel Macron at the President's Residence in Jerusalem, Jan. 22, 2020. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Rivlin urges France to stand by Israel, oppose ICC probe

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday called on the French government and other European countries to oppose the International Criminal Court’s decision to investigate the Israel Defense Forces for war crimes. In a letter published...
French President Emmanuel Macron visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City on Jan. 22, 2020. Photo by Shlomi Cohen/Flash90.

French president scolds Israeli security at Jerusalem church in Old City

French President Emmanuel Macron berated Israeli security personnel on Wednesday during a visit to Jerusalem’s Old City, after they pushed ahead of his own security detail to enter the Church of Saint Anne, which...
The "Tomb of the Kings" in Jerusalem, is believed to be the burial site of Queen Helena of Adiabene, a Mesopotamian monarch who converted to Judaism in the first century BCE. Credit: Library of Congress Catalog, Wikipedia Commons.

Jerusalem’s ‘Tomb of the Kings’ opens to the public for the first time in...

French authorities have opened Jerusalem’s ancient “Tomb of the Kings” to the public for the first time in 10 years, the AP reported on Friday. Limited numbers of visitors are now being allowed to visit the site,...
Pierre-Yves Beaudouin / Wikimedia Commons

Anti-Semitism is a stain on the French Republic

On Sunday, France celebrated its national day, Bastille Day, which marks the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, seen as a symbol of the monarchy’s abuse of power, on July 14, 1789. On...
Two Israel Navy missile ships paid a visit to France earlier this month, where they held extensive drills with the French Navy, the first such event to occur in 59 years. July 2018. Credit: Courtesy of the IDF Spokesperson Unit.

Israel’s Navy visits French counterpart for first time in decades, conducts joint drills

In a sign of growing Mediterranean cooperation, two Israel Navy missile ships paid a visit to France earlier this month, where they held extensive drills with the French Navy, the first such event to...