Murderer of Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll sentenced to life

November 12, 2021 by  
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A French court on Wednesday sentenced Yacine Mihoub to life in prison, with no possibility of parole for 22 years, for the 2018 murder of Holocaust survivor Mireille Knoll. A second man, Alexander Carrimbacus, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for theft with antisemitic intent. Read more

Norway arrests suspect in 1982 attack on Jewish restaurant in Paris

September 11, 2020 by  
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Norwegian police arrested a suspect in a 38-year-old terrorist attack on a Jewish restaurant in Paris that left six people dead and at least 20 wounded. Read more

Kosher grocery store near Paris destroyed by fire on terror attack anniversary

January 10, 2018 by  
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A kosher grocery store in a Paris suburb was destroyed in an arson attack on the third anniversary of the deadly Islamic terror attack on the French capital’s Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket. Read more

World’s Jewish leaders send condolences to France

November 17, 2015 by  
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Top Jewish community professionals from 40 countries world-wide have met in Lisbon  for a two-day conference organized by the World Jewish Congress (WJC) and sent a combined message of condolence to the France’s Prime Minister. Read more

French police issue arrest warrants for suspects in 1982 Jewish deli attack

March 6, 2015 by  
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 French police have identified three suspects in a terror attack on a Jewish deli in Paris that occurred 32 years ago.  Read more

Parisian Jewish family finds a new home…in Sydney

February 26, 2015 by  
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As thousands of French Jews flock to Israel in the wake of terrorist attacks, one Parisian family has made a new home for itself…in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs. Read more

Anti-Defamation Commission takes issue with President Carter

January 22, 2015 by  
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The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission  has severely criticised as wrong and offensive comments by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter last week that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was one of the contributing reasons for the heinous murders in Paris. Read more

Je suis parce que je pense…writes Rabbi Chaim Ingram

January 19, 2015 by  
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Jewish communities are still reeling from the events of eight days ago at Hyper-Cachere in Paris. Read more

The Fruits of Cowardice and Appeasement…writes Isi Leibler

January 13, 2015 by  
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The ill winds that have been gathering over Europe descended with a tornado last week in Paris with the barbaric Charlie Hebdo massacre, followed by the horrific terror attack at a kosher supermarket – a total of 17 dead in three days. But alas, the horrors will in all likelihood soon recede and life will continue as usual until the next attack. Read more

Moving out?

January 12, 2015 by  
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Hundreds of French Jews have attended a Jewish Agency for Israel Aliyah (immigration to Israel) information fair under tight security in central Paris. Read more

Supermarket victims named

January 11, 2015 by  
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The names of the four Jews murdered during the siege of a kosher supermarket in Paris have been named…and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has spoken with one of the survivors. Read more

Islamist terrorism in France accompanied by anti-Israel conspiracy theories

January 10, 2015 by  
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In a traumatic week for Paris that saw the murders of 12 people at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, four hostages at a kosher supermarket in Porte de Vincennes, and a police officer in Montrouge—all coming at the hands of Islamist terrorists—the violence was accompanied by the usual anti-Israel conspiracy theories. Read more

Paris attack shows France’s appeasement of Palestinians and Islamists failed…writes Stephen M. Flatow

January 9, 2015 by  
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Less than three months ago, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry claimed that there was a link between Islamist terrorism and frustration over the Palestinian issue. Yet despite vigorous recent attempts by the French to champion the Palestinian cause, Islamist terrorists have just struck in Paris, killing 12 people at the offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Where did Kerry’s theory go wrong? Read more