As the burning of the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris sent shock waves around the world on Monday, Israeli and French Jewish leaders expressed their sorrow and condolences for the loss to French national culture.
A knife-wielding terrorist stabbed a senior police officer and his wife to death Monday evening outside his home in a suburb of Paris, officials said. The two victims were found dead after police commandos stormed the home, shot the terrorist and rescued the couple's three-year-old son.
Action movie superstar and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger took part in a Chanukah Menora lighting ceremony at the Eiffel Tower in Paris to celebrate the first night of the holiday.
Speaking at the Climate Change Conference in Paris, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu reminded world leaders of Israel's eco-technology development and innovation, and its willingness to share its expertise.
Putin and Netanyahu, meeting in Paris on the sidelines of the UN climate conference, discussed continued cooperation in the fight against global terror. The Russian president acknowledged Israel's significant contribution in that regard.
French authorities are investigating whether Israeli university students of art history were victims of discrimination and racism after being refused entry to the Louvre museum and other famous sites in Paris.