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.
September 9, 2009 5:58pm
A Jewish school in southern France was firebombed.
September 9, 2009 5:50pm
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Israelis are “openly” assassinating Palestinians.
September 6, 2009 6:46pm
The presidents of France and the Palestinian Authority condemned Israeli plans to expand settlements.
August 24, 2009 5:31pm
French President Nicolas Sarkozy urged Israel’s prime minister to advance the peace process.
July 14, 2009 5:49pm
Fourteen of 27 gang members convicted of abetting the murder of a French Jew will be retried.
July 12, 2009 4:22pm
The leader of the gang responsible for torturing and murdering a French Jew received the maximum sentence for a crime judges ruled anti-Semitic.
July 9, 2009 10:36pm
Four members of the Jewish Defense League were arrested in Paris for ransacking a pro-Palestinian bookstore.
June 30, 2009 11:45pm
A French public prosecutor recommended the maximum sentence for the gang leader who kidnapped and killed Ilan Halimi.
June 25, 2009 4:08pm
French President Nicolas Sarkozy joined the Obama administration in asking Israel’s prime minister to freeze settlement activity.
June 23, 2009 12:38am
French President Nicolas Sarkozy said the burka has no place in his country.