"This will encourage both individuals from both Israel and France to get vaccinated," said Habib.
As one of the most controversial cases of the 20th century in France, the political scandal created by this affair upset France for almost 12 years.
Witnesses and relatives of the four Hyper Cacher victims — Yohan Cohen, Yoav Hattab, Michel Saada and Philippe Braham — spoke before the court.
It could have been a story dated back in the 1940s, but this one happened on August 19, 2020, in the city center of Lyon, France.
“In view of the rising number of violent attacks on Jewish citizens, it is time to bring back the armed military to guard Jewish neighborhoods, synagogues, schools and other community institutions.”
“Dirty Jew! Dirty Jewish son of a whore, you’re a dead man! We will kill you! Dirty Race!”
“He had never recovered from the attack, not physically or psychologically.”
"We are talking a small country that is barely two provinces in France," said MP Meyer Habib before walking out of the committee meeting.
It is the second conviction and prison sentence for Soral, a far rightist, since the beginning of the year.
In 2015, two days after the Charlie Hebdo massacre, four Jews were murdered at a Paris kosher supermarket, Hypercacher. Since then, violence against French Jews has become commonplace.