is a JTA Paris correspondent. She has written and worked for the Los Angeles Times and the Associated Press Paris bureaus, and is a regular contributor to The New Waver Quarterly, which covers French culture. Lauter is currently completing a master's thesis at Saint Denis University on the relationship between Jewish and Muslim youth in Parisian low-income suburbs, as well as a collection of true stories on a Jewish and Muslim mixed gang.
March 3, 2011 1:36am
Fashion designer John Galliano denied accusations of anti-Semitism and racism that cost him his job, and also apologized for his behavior and “personal failure.”
March 1, 2011 9:54pm
British fashion designer John Galliano was fired by the Christian Dior fashion house after allegedly harassing a couple using anti-Semitic and racist slurs.
February 2, 2011 1:37am
Some 150 Mideast Muslim leaders, as well as Jewish clergy and Christian representatives, visited Auschwitz together.
January 25, 2011 9:49pm
A state-owned French railway company is trying to clear its tarnished reputation, marked for delivering thousands of Jews into the hands of the Nazis.
January 23, 2011 11:53pm
The late French author Louis-Ferdinand Celine was cut from a list of personalities to be remembered at an annual ceremony because of his anti-Semitic past.
January 17, 2011 8:04pm
Jean-Marie Le Pen, exiting leader of France’s far-right National Front party, made a public anti-Semitic slur while handing over the party leadership to his daughter.
January 10, 2011 8:04pm
Former French actress and national sex symbol Brigitte Bardot is leading an animal rights campaign against ritual kosher and halal methods of slaughtering animals.
November 16, 2010 11:16pm
An international symposium in Paris looked at ways to improve often sluggish international cooperation on genocide prevention.
November 14, 2010 11:20pm
The head of state-owned French railway company SNCF made an unprecedented show of regret for the company’s responsibility in sending some 76,000 Jews in France to Nazi death camps.
November 1, 2010 6:06pm
Graves were desecrated in a small Jewish cemetery in northeastern France.