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3 Jews Are Attacked in a Paris Suburb
NY Times ^ | March 7, 2006 | CRAIG S. SMITH

Posted on 03/07/2006 3:28:03 AM PST by Pharmboy

PARIS, March 6 — Three attacks against Jews over the weekend have added to anxiety that anti-Semitism is growing among a new generation of French citizens in the country's immigrant-heavy, working-class neighborhoods.

The police said two young men, 17 and 18, were attacked late Friday by black and Arab youths in the northern Paris suburb of Sarcelles, home to a large number of Jewish families. The attackers broke the nose of one victim, a rabbi's son, and stole the cellphone of the other.

On Saturday, a 28-year-old Jewish man was beaten in the same suburb by youths who made anti-Semitic remarks. He suffered a dislocated shoulder. Four people are being questioned in the Saturday attack, the police said.

"Anti-Semitism is rising in our country," Dominique Strauss-Kahn, a legislator representing Sarcelles, said after a meeting in which Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy spoke with the victims of the attacks.

France is still absorbing the torture and killing last month of Ilan Halimi, a 23-year-old Jewish man.

His death has focused attention on a virulent anti-Semitism that has grown since the start of the Palestinians' second intifada against Israel. Many of the youths in the country's working-class neighborhoods are from Muslim families and have taken the Palestinian conflict onto the streets at home.

The police have increased patrols around synagogues in the suburbs north of Paris.

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KEYWORDS: antsemitism; france; frenchjews; judeophobia; muslims
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Sounds like they were roaming the Jewish neighborhoods looking for them. Sounds like it's time for a Parisian neighborhood watch program for the Jews. They can buy baseball bats on line.
1 posted on 03/07/2006 3:28:06 AM PST by Pharmboy
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To: SJackson; Alouette; dennisw

Ping...


2 posted on 03/07/2006 3:29:22 AM PST by Pharmboy (The stone age didn't end because they ran out of stones.)
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To: Pharmboy

"black and Arab youths"

Were they also Moos?


3 posted on 03/07/2006 3:34:32 AM PST by angkor
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To: angkor

That's sure the way I would bet...I can't remember ever hearing about roving bands of Christian arabs attacking ANYone.


4 posted on 03/07/2006 3:36:09 AM PST by Pharmboy (The stone age didn't end because they ran out of stones.)
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To: Pharmboy

First laugh of the morning! But excellent point!


5 posted on 03/07/2006 3:39:17 AM PST by whitedog57 (Holland)
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To: Pharmboy

The story goes out of its way to say Anti-Semites instead of Islamic terrorists.

It may already be too late to save France, but from the way they react I am not sure they are worth saving.

During the Second World War France packed up their Jews and sent them off to the concentration camps, so we know the French are anti-Semitic themselves, now they refuse to take action against Muslims who attack Jews. They forget when these Islamics stop attacking jews, they will be coming after Caucasion Christian French.


6 posted on 03/07/2006 3:43:08 AM PST by sgtbono2002
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To: sgtbono2002

They're safe.... There aren't many Christians left.. bunch of socialists instead.


7 posted on 03/07/2006 3:47:04 AM PST by Quick Shot
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To: Pharmboy

Sounds like more violent Baptists. Perhaps Hindus. Maybe even Buddhists. You really can't trust those Buhhists. Buddhism is not a religion of peace.


8 posted on 03/07/2006 3:59:47 AM PST by SmoothTalker
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To: Pharmboy
Maybe I am waxing way too nostalgic for my own liking, but isn't there a memorial to the men & women who several generations ago fought and died to stop sh*t like this? Sure this isn't as obvious as Nazis marching across the border; it is more insidious.

So many out there still waffling on the PC fence, we need a generation, another generation to rise up against this evil masquerading as a religion. Have the generations that were given the gift of freedom not learned that it is worth fighting for? Speaking truth to power is the only way to reach the people and yet cartoonists...hide. Nobody wants to fight for what's right.

We are long past resolving any of this civilly. The insidiousness reaches too deeply into our PC world. So, let us acknowledge our intolerance of them and let the battle be waged.
9 posted on 03/07/2006 4:00:44 AM PST by EBH (We're too PC to understand WAR has been declared upon us and the enemy is within.)
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To: Pharmboy

American Jews and their allies need to organize a campaign to save the Jews of France by supporting their rapid emigration out. By the end of this decade there should be no more Jews left in France. It was done with Russia in the late seventies and eighties, it can be done again. Jews in France should have no illusions about what is coming.


10 posted on 03/07/2006 4:03:07 AM PST by ZeitgeistSurfer (Visit the Iran Crater in 2008)
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To: ZeitgeistSurfer
organize a campaign to save the Jews of France by supporting their rapid emigration out.

Great - just don't bring them here (they're French).

11 posted on 03/07/2006 4:24:07 AM PST by Spirochete
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To: EBH

****Sure this isn't as obvious as Nazis marching across the border; it is more insidious.*****

These people are smarter than the Nazi's.
They dont send people with tanks. They just keep sending people. The intention is the same, and when they get enough people there they will destroy the country from the inside.

It isnt only happening in France either, its a world wide invasion.


12 posted on 03/07/2006 4:30:30 AM PST by sgtbono2002
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To: SmoothTalker
"Sounds like more violent Baptists. Perhaps Hindus. Maybe even Buddhists. You really can't trust those Buhhists. Buddhism is not a religion of peace."

The real problem is the roving gangs of Amish "youth"
racing carriages on the interstate......:0)
13 posted on 03/07/2006 4:33:43 AM PST by yer gonna put yer eye out (ACLU = heterophobic, Ameriphobic, brainophobic (CAUTION: I made up some of these words))
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To: Pharmboy
But you see it's not their fault they are "Anti Semitic". Racism, poverty and the stigma of being an immigrant no matter how many years they have been in the host country is the real culprit. As soon as France adopts the religion, government, and society in general of the misunderstood immigrants, things will be alright.
14 posted on 03/07/2006 4:35:34 AM PST by Dallas59 ((“You love life, while we love death"( Al-Qaeda & Democratic Party))
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To: ZeitgeistSurfer

It was done in Chechnya also. And I agree, it is time to do it in France.


15 posted on 03/07/2006 5:01:30 AM PST by MarMema (Buy Danish, support freedom)
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To: sgtbono2002
its a world wide invasion

I know it is. Check the tagline, check the profile. What will it take to wake a sleeping world?

16 posted on 03/07/2006 5:03:01 AM PST by EBH (We're too PC to understand WAR has been declared upon us and the enemy is within.)
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To: Pharmboy
Three attacks against Jews over the weekend have added to anxiety that anti-Semitism is growing among a new generation of French citizens in the country's immigrant-heavy, working-class neighborhoods.

Just keep ignoring the elephant in the room, Mr. Reporter...

17 posted on 03/07/2006 5:05:17 AM PST by BeHoldAPaleHorse (Tagline deleted at request of moderator.)
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To: Pharmboy
Many of the youths in the country's working-class neighborhoods are from Muslim families and have taken the Palestinian conflict onto the streets at home.

Wow, it only took 6 paragraphs for the "M" word to appear.

Probably an editing error that it was mentioned at all.

18 posted on 03/07/2006 5:07:27 AM PST by Madame Dufarge
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To: Pharmboy
These terrible acts do not surprise me. And should not surprise France or any other country that imports nationalities who hate Jews. Made me wonder if that was not the reason they imported them.
19 posted on 03/07/2006 5:07:37 AM PST by Dante3
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To: Pharmboy

Jews are the canaries in the mine. When they start dying, then the rest of us are in deep trouble.


20 posted on 03/07/2006 5:22:16 AM PST by wintertime (Good ideas win! Why? Because people are not stupid.)
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To: wintertime

Interesting point...


21 posted on 03/07/2006 5:30:10 AM PST by Pharmboy (The stone age didn't end because they ran out of stones.)
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
If you'd like to be on or off this middle east/political ping list, please FR mail me.
Articles on Israel can also be found by clicking the keyword or topic Israel.

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22 posted on 03/07/2006 5:44:54 AM PST by SJackson (There is but one language which can be held to these people, and this is terror, William Eaton)
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To: yer gonna put yer eye out
The real problem is the roving gangs of Amish "youth" racing carriages on the interstate......:0)

Yeah, Amish lawlessness is a major problem... I can't tell you how many times this week I've heard the telltale "clip-clop clip-clop clip-clop POW! clip-clop clip-clop ...." sound of an Amish drive-by shooting... and don't even get me started about the epidemic of "cow-tipping".

23 posted on 03/07/2006 6:15:24 AM PST by Kenton
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To: EBH
So many out there still waffling on the PC fence, we need a generation, another generation to rise up against this evil masquerading as a religion. Have the generations that were given the gift of freedom not learned that it is worth fighting for? Speaking truth to power is the only way to reach the people and yet cartoonists...hide. Nobody wants to fight for what's right. We are long past resolving any of this civilly. The insidiousness reaches too deeply into our PC world. So, let us acknowledge our intolerance of them and let the battle be waged.

Well said.

24 posted on 03/07/2006 6:18:18 AM PST by Blennos (Baton Rouge)
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To: Pharmboy
Chirac..you're "youths" are still not "playing nice".
25 posted on 03/07/2006 6:20:24 AM PST by Earthdweller ("West to Islam" Cake. Butter your liberals, slowly cook France, stir in Europe then watch it rise.)
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To: Pharmboy

Advice to Jews: pack and use!


26 posted on 03/07/2006 6:21:59 AM PST by TXnMA (TROP: Satan's most successful earthly venture...)
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To: Pharmboy

Islam is evil.


27 posted on 03/07/2006 6:54:57 AM PST by stinkerpot65
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To: Pharmboy

Le Pen was right when he wanted to limit/stop Muslim immigration.


28 posted on 03/07/2006 6:56:08 AM PST by A. Pole (Lord Palmerston: "Nations have no permanent enemies or allies only permanent interests")
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To: A. Pole

The French are certainly reaping what they have sown.


29 posted on 03/07/2006 7:05:23 AM PST by Pharmboy (The stone age didn't end because they ran out of stones.)
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To: 1st-P-In-The-Pod; A Jovial Cad; A_Conservative_in_Cambridge; adam_az; af_vet_rr; agrace; ahayes; ...
They can sign up for classes in Krav Maga

FRmail me to be added or removed from this Judaic/pro-Israel/Russian Jewry ping list.

Warning! This is a high-volume ping list.

30 posted on 03/07/2006 7:25:49 AM PST by Alouette (Psalms of the Day: 39-43)
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To: angkor

What a coincidence!


31 posted on 03/07/2006 7:36:38 AM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Pharmboy
This is like Vichy all over again Mohammedan style. Before it gets much worse, similar to the early days of WWII, France's Jewish community should really consider relocating (aliyah) either directly to Israel or elsewhere. Naturally any relocation is not easy and the Islamic enemy is well aware.

In the final analysis, the only truly safe place for the Jewish people shall be Israel, in terms of not being persecuted for one's faith.

32 posted on 03/07/2006 7:39:32 AM PST by M. Espinola (Freedom is Never Free)
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To: Pharmboy

To the French Freepers:

http://tinyurl.com/oftoc


33 posted on 03/07/2006 8:17:19 AM PST by monkeyshine
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To: Alouette

LOL, you beat me to it!


34 posted on 03/07/2006 8:17:51 AM PST by monkeyshine
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To: Alouette

35 posted on 03/07/2006 8:23:40 AM PST by CJ Wolf
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To: sgtbono2002

Guess they didn't pay attention to Camp of the Saints.


36 posted on 03/07/2006 8:25:19 AM PST by kallisti
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To: SJackson

Never again.

Where have I heard that before?

Carry, double tap and go home.

Self defense is a natural right.


37 posted on 03/07/2006 8:48:09 AM PST by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: Pharmboy

I can't read this article without thinking that The New York Times bears some responsibility for this persecution. They helped set it up with their sanctimonious multiculturalism, their anti-Christian bias, their support of Chirac against Bush, and their pro-immigration policies.

And if they can figure out any way to make it happen in our country, they'll do it.

Sure, the French are primarily responsible for what is happening in their own country. But the international press and intellectual establishment have eagerly helped.


38 posted on 03/07/2006 8:50:19 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

You will get no argument from me re your analysis. They've been on the wrong side of history quite consistently for the last 80 years.


39 posted on 03/07/2006 9:03:12 AM PST by Pharmboy (The stone age didn't end because they ran out of stones.)
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To: ZeitgeistSurfer
French Jews leave with no regrets
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/2683783.stm

Barricaded in Paris
http://www.canada.com/national/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=d81b7fd5-743a-4534-b5ec-eed3251d0b2e&page=1

Jews Abandoning France: Head for New York City, Miami, Montreal, Israel
http://lostbudgie.blogspot.com/2005/11/jews-abandoning-france-head-for-new.html

Letter from France
http://www.cjnews.com/viewarticle.asp?id=8163

Just a few sources of Jews running away from the new frog/muslim state....

40 posted on 03/07/2006 9:11:06 AM PST by Nachum
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The Bloc Quebecois wants to bring them all to Canada.


41 posted on 03/07/2006 9:37:58 AM PST by Alouette (Psalms of the Day: 39-43)
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To: Cicero
I can't read this article without thinking that The New York Times bears some responsibility for this persecution. They helped set it up with their sanctimonious multiculturalism, their anti-Christian bias, their support of Chirac against Bush, and their pro-immigration policies.

Ironically, I think that much of the intellectual energy behind the decades long push toward multiculturalism and high immigration rates was supplied by liberal Jews who believed that they would be safer and more at home in a multicultural nation than in a culturally consolidated, largely Christian nation.

Happily, many, many Jews (who it seems to me are natural conservatives) have come over to our side and realize that the nation needs some cultural coherence, which, in this country, would necessarily be Christian.

This is a nasty little irony and I point it out with no intent to offend anyone. But when there is a major, pertinent aspect of this kind of historical/cultural analysis that political correctness drives underground, I just feel the need to say it out loud.

(btw, I am a cultural (i.e., non-believing) Christian who also could never be one hundred per cent comfortable in a fervently Christian land. But I don’t think we are anywhere remotely near “fervent,” as a nation. And I am certainly not troubled by ANY of the Christian symbolism that gets the loathsome ACLU so worked up. If anything is a threat to non-Christians in this country, it is the aggressive and obnoxious drive to DE-Christianize it.)

42 posted on 03/07/2006 9:51:15 AM PST by LK44-40
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To: Alouette
The Bloc Quebecois wants to bring them all to Canada.

I read the series of articles from the Canadian press that was posted here a while back on that subject.

There is just one thing about these victims of French anti-Semitism that got up my nose a bit. Most of them were heading for Israel or Montreal with a few going to Miami. Several quotes had them desperate to excape the ugly anti-Semitism in France but unable to bear the thought of coming to a vulgar, violent place like the U.S.! [paraphrased from vague recollection of the words but clear recollection of the attitude]

Actually, it kinda makes me laugh. They are French, after all!

43 posted on 03/07/2006 10:00:00 AM PST by LK44-40
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To: sgtbono2002
Yes, the French have a long tradition of anti-semitism. And cowardice. Couldn't get those Jews on the trains fast enough.
44 posted on 03/07/2006 10:29:55 AM PST by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: Pharmboy

Native French non-Jews are attacked every day but so dehumanized and atomized are they that such attacks are not merely never mentioned but it is dangerously close to a crime to point them out.


45 posted on 03/07/2006 1:52:54 PM PST by jordan8
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To: Pharmboy
Sounds like they were roaming the Jewish neighborhoods looking for them

Sounds like this should be talked about around the world. More than a cartoon.

46 posted on 03/07/2006 7:37:07 PM PST by Lijahsbubbe (I love my danish)
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To: sgtbono2002
It isnt only happening in France either, its a world wide invasion.

Amen. Right here in the US of A.

47 posted on 03/07/2006 7:38:17 PM PST by Lijahsbubbe (I love my danish)
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To: angkor

doesn't say, but my guess is yes.


48 posted on 03/07/2006 7:39:59 PM PST by television is just wrong (Our sympathies are misguided with illegal aliens...)
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To: LK44-40

I can't read this article without thinking that The New York Times bears some responsibility for this persecution. They helped set it up with their sanctimonious multiculturalism, their anti-Christian bias, their support of Chirac against Bush, and their pro-immigration policies.

Ironically, I think that much of the intellectual energy behind the decades long push toward multiculturalism and high immigration rates was supplied by liberal Jews who believed that they would be safer and more at home in a multicultural nation than in a culturally consolidated, largely Christian nation.

Happily, many, many Jews (who it seems to me are natural conservatives) have come over to our side and realize that the nation needs some cultural coherence, which, in this country, would necessarily be Christian.

This is a nasty little irony and I point it out with no intent to offend anyone. But when there is a major, pertinent aspect of this kind of historical/cultural analysis that political correctness drives underground, I just feel the need to say it out loud.

(btw, I am a cultural (i.e., non-believing) Christian who also could never be one hundred per cent comfortable in a fervently Christian land. But I don’t think we are anywhere remotely near “fervent,” as a nation. And I am certainly not troubled by ANY of the Christian symbolism that gets the loathsome ACLU so worked up. If anything is a threat to non-Christians in this country, it is the aggressive and obnoxious drive to DE-Christianize it.)"

It's incredible that even in a post 9/11 world, the Leftists continue down this path of deChristianizing the U.S., without a clue that they are literally destroying their own future in the process.

A handfull of people have driven this insanity over the past 35 plus years, pushing whatever buttons they think will work with each group they infiltrate. Just because it sounds like a conspiracy theory doesn't mean it can't be true.


49 posted on 03/07/2006 8:03:11 PM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: ZeitgeistSurfer

"Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has urged all French Jews to move to Israel immediately to escape anti-Semitism. "

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3904943.stm


50 posted on 03/07/2006 8:03:32 PM PST by dervish ("And what are we becoming? The civilization of melted butter?")
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