“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.
A Belgian court convicted Mehdi Nemmouche, a French Islamist, of murdering four people in a terrorist attack at the Jewish Museum of Belgium in 2014.
Jewish Agency head describes tense moments in Paris.
Nearly 2,000 people joined a Facebook group titled “Supporting Delphine Horvilleur” just two days after it was created.
French Interior Minister said he “firmly condemns” the incidents, vowing to bring those responsible to justice and calling their actions an attack against the entire Jewish community of France.
The plans to publish the essays were made known in November but formally announced only in recent days.