Senior Paris Rabbi Defends Controversial Burkini Ban

08/23/2016 - 11:07

(JTA) — A senior Paris rabbi defended a string of controversial municipal bans in France on wearing the full-body swimsuit known as a burkini in public.

A Moroccan woman wearing a 'burkini' at the beach near Rabat. Getty Images

In Paris, A Tragic Anniversary

01/05/2016 - 16:21

Last January was a black time in the City of Lights.

This week some light is returning to Paris.

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A French Kiss

11/16/2015 - 19:00
Travel Writer

Paris, the shimmering City of Light, is under siege as I write this. For many Americans, the coordinated terrorist attacks that paralyzed the city felt like a punch in the gut — a sensation all the more sickening because Paris is among the most familiar and beloved of foreign destinations.

Chez Marianne in the Le Marais district of Paris.  Wikimedia Commons

Paris Lawmaker Calls To Cancel Festival Day Celebrating Tel Aviv

08/09/2015 - 20:00

A Paris City Council member called for the cancellation of a city festival day dedicated to Tel Aviv.

French Jewish Family Apparently Targeted In Home Attack

07/14/2015 - 20:00

A family that was assaulted and robbed in their suburban Paris home may have been targeted because they are Jewish, a watchdog group said.

$11 Million Jewish Cultural Center To Be Built In Paris

06/28/2015 - 20:00

Paris — An $11 million Jewish cultural institution will be built in Paris, the city’s mayor and the oldest existing Jewish organization in France announced.

Louvre Accused Of Discriminating Against Israeli Students

06/15/2015 - 20:00

Jerusalem — The famed Louvre Museum is one of two major cultural sites in Paris being accused of discrimination after rejecting requests to visit by Israeli art history students.

15 Charged With Planning Jihadist Attacks On French Jews

06/08/2015 - 20:00

Prosecutors in Paris presented their case against 15 defendants accused of planning jihadist attacks on French Jews and other targets.

Police Arrest 4 With Ties To Paris Kosher Market Terrorist

03/09/2015 - 20:00

French authorities arrested four people with connections to the Islamist who seized hostages and killed four people at a kosher supermarket in Paris in January.

Jewish Journalist Records 10 Hours Of Hate On Paris Streets

The footage will shock you.

02/16/2015 - 19:00
Staff Writer

The Jewish journalist who took to the streets of Paris wearing a small white kippah and tzizit received far worse than catcalls. 

Jewish journalist captures death threats on camera as he walks through Paris. Screenshot via
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