Mayor of Strasbourg denounces recent antisemitic attacks, says that perpetrators will be caught and punished.
One activist told the 'Post,' "I am not Jewish, and I do not think this is a ‘Jewish problem’. It is a problem of all of us, all French people."
The yellow vest protesters followed Alain Finkielkraut as he walked away from the protest and down the street, yelling antisemitic insults at him.
This is not the first act of antisemitic vandalism in Paris.
He received a letter that read "Fat Zionist pig" and "You are not French."
“Anti-Zionist rhetoric targeting Israel that is placed on a synagogue confirms that anti-Zionists are notorious anti-Semites.”
Aviv Zonabend later retracted some of his comments, saying he meant to target Islamists, not Arabs.
Among the signatories who called for antisemitism to be elevated to an issue of national concern were 3 former prime ministers, several elected officials, artists and prominent thinkers.
A spokesperson said that preliminary evidence did not show an antisemitic characteristic, but that this possibility "has not been discounted."
French president tells Jewish leaders that recognition must wait for final status agreement with the Palestinians.