Spectators and media experts shared the feeling that Wednesday’s debate was embarrassing.
Independent presidential candidate’s bout with far-rightist Le Pen getting personal
Earlier this month, Le Pen came under fire for saying that her country is not responsible for the deportation of thousands of Jews to death camps in 1942.
Polls show Macron winning next Sunday with about 59-60 percent.
The vice-president of the French National Front will not take over the party leadership due to allegations that he made remarks about Nazi gas chambers.
France’s Jewish community recognizes the dangers inherent in a victory for Le Pen.
Elections in France have been turbulent and full of surprises, and continue to evoke fear and hope in France as well as in the whole region as the last round approaches.
‘I just don’t want Le Pen to take my passport,’ says one voter
Eleven candidates will be narrowed to two for final May runoff
Many French Jews regard Marine Le Pen as dangerous, and the CRIF umbrella group of French Jewish communities has called her and the communist candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon 'candidates of hatred.'