French Anti-Israel Protests Turn Violent


france-anti-israelAnti-Israel protests led by French youth went from calm demonstrations to fiery riots over the weekend. The government had previously banned such protests, but that only appears to have incited more demonstrations. Youth in Sarcelles, which is north of Paris, set fire to cars and garbage cans on Sunday.

Jewish youths responded by encircling a shul and protecting it with iron bars.

This month has seen a number of attacks on Paris shuls, including one in which an entrance was firebombed.

On Shabbos, thousands in Paris marched while chanting “Israel, assassin.” Rallies also popped up throughout the country, including in Lillies and Marseilles. France has been grappling with an increase in anti-Semitism over recent years, and Prime Minister Manuel Valls denounced a “new form of anti-Semitism” spreading among youth. Read more.

{Andy Newscenter}


  1. Now the french are regretting having let those barbarians into their country. Too late though just like the rest of the world…

  2. If the French (non-Muslim) had an ounce of saichel they would have a completely different viewpoint. ISIS just gave a choice to the non Muslims under their control either convert, pay a tax or die. How much longer does France or the rest of Europe think they have until this choice is given them?