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.
October 18, 2010 10:52pm
The Paris-based Simon Wiesenthal Center wants an Air France-KLM affiliate to apologize for printing a French magazine cover on an in-flight food menu that the center says targets Israel.
October 6, 2010 11:37pm
Nearly 70 years to the day since the passage of a pivotal anti-Semitic law in Vichy-occupied France, new evidence about who drafted the law is transforming some historians’ views of France’s wartime head of state, Philippe Petain.
October 4, 2010 8:34pm
The head of France’s Vichy regime may have pushed for tougher laws against French Jews than were requested by Nazi Germany, a newly discovered document shows.
September 2, 2010 10:03pm
The French Jewish umbrella group spoke out against recurring comparisons between Nazi treatment of Jews and France’s current policy to rapidly expel Roma migrants.
September 1, 2010 4:49pm
A French high school teacher was suspended for spending too much class time on the Holocaust.
August 29, 2010 11:51pm
A preponderance of voices is denouncing French President Nicolas Sarkozy for fueling negative ethnic stereotypes with his new immigrant-focused security crackdown, but many Jewish community representatives in France are taking a more measured stance.
August 25, 2010 4:38pm
A letter threatening to shoot Jews was received at a synagogue north of Paris.
July 27, 2010 7:30pm
A writer’s conference at a southern French university was canceled when unidentified Arab participants refused to attend with an Israeli author.
June 23, 2010 7:28pm
A complaint was filed in Belgian court against 14 Israeli leaders for war crimes and crimes against humanity.
June 23, 2010 6:27pm
Thousands attended a pro-Israel demonstration in Paris that also called for the release of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.