Keyword: CRIF

French Jewish groups slam Israeli minister over 'Dreyfus' jibe

France's Representative Council of Jewish Institutions (CRIF) condemned comments by Israeli defence minister Avigdor Liberman who said a French plan to hold Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in Paris in January was 'a tribunal against the State of Israel' comparable to the 1894 anti-Semitic show trial of French Jewish officer Alfred Dreyfus.

French Muslim group boycotts Jewish event over 'criminals' quip

Snub came after comments by the head of the French Jewish organisation CRIF that 'all violence today is committed by young Muslims'.

Number of anti-Semitic attacks nearly double in France

Total of 529 anti-Semitic actions or threats were registered up to the end of July, against 276 for the same period last year.

Paris hosts first pro-Israel rally since start of Gaza offensive

Heavily-policed event attracted up to 6,000 people in front of the Israeli embassy in the French capital amid rising inter-communal tensions.

Nazi memorabilia auction cancelled after French minister intervenes

Culture minister Aurélie Filippetti said she did not want planned sale of objects that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering to go ahead.