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Kosher restaurants mi-va-mi 27 rue des Écouffes and L'As du Fallafel 34 rue des Rosiers, Marais, IVe arrondissement, Paris, France.

Kosher in French is kascher or cacheroute. France has Europe’s largest Jewish population in Europe, present for 2000 years although recent terrorist attacks and a rise in antisemitism has led many to move to Israel.

French kosher signs

The Marais, in Paris’s IV arrondissement, has been the centre of Jewish life in the capital since the 13th century; its rue des Rosiers is Jewish food centre, although even there you have to check the signs to make sure your falafel or shawarma is geniunely kosher.


Text © Dana Facaros

Images by Aschaf / Andrea Schaffer, jewish tours