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Jews in France Feel Sting as Anti-Semitism Surges Among Children of Immigrants
New York Times ^ | March 26, 2006 | CRAIG S. SMITH

Posted on 03/25/2006 6:50:08 PM PST by West Coast Conservative

In working-class Parisian suburbs like this one, heavily populated by North African immigrants, the word "Jew" is now a standard epithet. It appears in graffiti on middle school walls and neighborhood playgrounds and on the tongues of the young.

"It's blacks and Arabs on one side and Jews on the other," said Sebastian Daranal, a young black man standing in the parking lot of a government-subsidized housing project with two friends.

Eight men beat the son of a rabbi here in March. Another Jew was attacked the next day.

In the wake of the torture and killing in February of Ilan Halimi, a 23-year-old Jew, attention has focused on an undeniable problem: anti-Semitism among France's second-generation immigrant youth, whose high jobless rate the government is trying to address with a law drawing widespread protests across the country.

Schools are the battleground over anti-Semitism, and teachers complain that the government has done little, despite many proposals.

"The minister of education has done nothing," said Jean-Pierre Obin, an inspector general of education in France, who wrote a report in 2004 that called anti-Semitism "ubiquitous" in the 61 schools surveyed. "He prefers not to talk about it."

Mr. Obin wrote in the report of "a stupefying and cruel reality: in France, Jewish children — and they are alone in this case — can no longer be educated in just any school."

Ianis Roder, 34, a history teacher in a middle school northeast of Paris, said he was stunned by what he witnessed after Sept. 11, 2001. The next day, someone spray-painted in a stairwell of the school the image of an airplane crashing into the World Trade Center beside the words "Death to the U.S., Death to Jews."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; Philosophy; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: antisemitism; eurabia; europe; france; frenchjews; islam; jews; judaism; judeophobia; myturbanisdirty

1 posted on 03/25/2006 6:50:12 PM PST by West Coast Conservative
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To: West Coast Conservative

"Children of immigrants" = Mooselimbs.


2 posted on 03/25/2006 6:52:16 PM PST by Galveston Grl (Getting angry and abandoning power to the Democrats is not a choice.)
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To: West Coast Conservative
Anti-Semitism Surges Among Children of Immigrants
Immigrants? Why not use the term "Muslim?"
3 posted on 03/25/2006 6:53:05 PM PST by peyton randolph (As long is it does me no harm, I don't care if one worships Elmer Fudd.)
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To: West Coast Conservative
Its time for French Jews to make aliyah to Israel. They'll be safer there than in France and they won't be murdered just for being Jews.

(Denny Crane: "I Don't Want To Socialize With A Pinko Liberal Democrat Commie. Say What You Like About Republicans. We Stick To Our Convictions. Even When We Know We're Dead Wrong.")

4 posted on 03/25/2006 6:53:38 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: West Coast Conservative
In working-class Parisian suburbs like this one, heavily populated by North African Muslims, the word "Jew" is now a standard epithet. It appears in graffiti on middle school walls and neighborhood playgrounds and on the tongues of the young.

"It's blacks and Muslims on one side and Jews on the other," said Sebastian Daranal, a young black man standing in the parking lot of a government-subsidized housing project with two friends.

Eight Muslims beat the son of a rabbi here in March. Another Jew was attacked the next day.

In the wake of the torture and killing in February of Ilan Halimi, a 23-year-old Jew, attention has focused on an undeniable problem: anti-Semitism among France's second-generation Muslim youth, whose high jobless rate the government is trying to address with a law drawing widespread protests across the country.

Schools are the battleground over anti-Semitism, and teachers complain that the government has done little, despite many proposals.

"The minister of education has done nothing," said Jean-Pierre Obin, an inspector general of education in France, who wrote a report in 2004 that called Muslim anti-Semitism "ubiquitous" in the 61 schools surveyed. "He prefers not to talk about it."

Mr. Obin wrote in the report of "a stupefying and cruel reality: in France, Jewish children — and they are alone in this case — can no longer be educated in just any school."

Ianis Roder, 34, a history teacher in a middle school northeast of Paris, said he was stunned by what he witnessed after Sept. 11, 2001. The next day, someone spray-painted in a stairwell of the school the image of an airplane crashing into the World Trade Center beside the words "Death to the U.S., Death to Jews.".............

Fixed some of it....
5 posted on 03/25/2006 6:58:07 PM PST by Dallas59 (MOHAMMED LIED-PEOPLE DIED)
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To: goldstategop
Its time for French Jews to make aliyah to Israel.

While I'd welcome them, why should they have to leave? Why not kick the immigrants out?

6 posted on 03/25/2006 6:59:58 PM PST by Alter Kaker ("Whatever tears one sheds, in the end one always blows one's nose." - Heine)
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To: SJackson; Alouette

FYI


7 posted on 03/25/2006 7:01:24 PM PST by Bahbah
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To: West Coast Conservative


...well they obviously need to raise taxes and increase government spending over there. That's the only thing that will fix the problem...


8 posted on 03/25/2006 7:04:19 PM PST by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Hillary for President! www.dndorks.com)
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To: West Coast Conservative
In the wake of the torture and killing in February of Ilan Halimi, a 23-year-old Jew, attention has focused on an undeniable problem: anti-Semitism among France's second-generation immigrant youth, whose high jobless rate the government is trying to address ...

One possibility they might have overlooked... I don't think they have any pyramids in France; has anybody looked into the possibility of setting these losers to work hauling pyramid blocks?

9 posted on 03/25/2006 7:05:56 PM PST by tomzz
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To: Dallas59

The elites of europe have long considered the word 'jew' an epithet.


10 posted on 03/25/2006 7:06:16 PM PST by OldFriend (HELL IS TOO GOOD FOR OUR MAINSTREAM MEDIA)
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To: peyton randolph
Immigrants? Why not use the term "Muslim?"

Because the New York Times decides what news is fit to print and what news is fit to hide.

11 posted on 03/25/2006 7:06:28 PM PST by Polybius
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To: Alter Kaker

Do you doubt that the French government would love to have it's jewish citizens leave their country?


12 posted on 03/25/2006 7:07:36 PM PST by OldFriend (HELL IS TOO GOOD FOR OUR MAINSTREAM MEDIA)
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To: OldFriend; Chieftain

You are right.

And now we have Nazis on the rise in Florida and killing people. the nazis are so close to the Muzzies.
The funny part is that the Muzzies would kill the American Nazis in a New York minute and the nazis would kill the MuZzies cause they aren't "white."

Hey... there's an idea..let them kill each other!
I'm in such a great mood tonight.ha


13 posted on 03/25/2006 7:19:27 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie (Google would sell out America to the highest bidder!)
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To: goldstategop
Its time for French Jews to make aliyah to Israel. They'll be safer there than in France

There is an MP from the Bloc Quebecois who wants to bring them all to Canada.

14 posted on 03/25/2006 7:37:28 PM PST by Alouette (Psalms of the Day: 119:1-96)
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To: West Coast Conservative

The Jewish citizens in Europe have a choice - either lock and load and protect yourself or leave.

I don't want Americans going back to Europe again on a rescue mission.


15 posted on 03/25/2006 7:39:21 PM PST by sergeantdave (The business of business is none of the government's business)
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To: West Coast Conservative

How can all this strife take place in the enlightened socialist utopia of France? And John Kerry and the Commiecrat party want us to be more like them...


16 posted on 03/25/2006 7:48:33 PM PST by Visalia
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To: goldstategop
Its time for French Jews to make aliyah to Israel.

It's time for the Jews of France to take up arms against the Islamonazis and their filthy little Vichy enablers. Why the hell should they be the ones to leave?

17 posted on 03/25/2006 7:49:22 PM PST by lesser_satan
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To: lesser_satan
BRITONS have been warned: Stay away from riot-torn Paris.

The Foreign Office says the French capital — which has been rocked by violent demos — is too dangerous.

Protests against a new employment law have erupted into riots, with fierce fighting in the shadow of famous tourist spots like the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral.

Cars have been set alight, shops looted and gangs of youths and masked men swinging baseball bats and wooden planks have had running battles with riot police who have used water cannon and tear gas.The Foreign Office alert is a huge blow to France, which has always considered itself a haven of fashion chic and culture.

Pictures flashed around the world show a new Paris racked with class division. That was illustrated yesterday by photographs of an elegant woman in high heels set upon by youths in the trendy Esplanade des Invalides.

They harried the defenceless woman like a pack of wolves, oblivious to watching police and photographers. One ripped her handbag away while another rifled through her pockets.

Some hotels around the famous Left Bank of the River Seine — usually full of romantic couples strolling hand in hand — have boarded up their windows up as armoured vehicles with water cannons patrol the streets.

Paris’s mayor, Bertrand Delanoe, called the situation “explosive” and added: “The government’s obstinacy is creating an extremely dangerous situation that is sinking into further violence and further danger.”

French President Jacques Chirac, in Brussels at an EU summit meeting, called the violence “intolerable and unacceptable” and ordered authorities to punish troublemakers “with all necessary severity”.

The violence — which has spread to other cities — has led to more than 1,400 arrests and more than 450 cops being injured.


18 posted on 03/25/2006 7:53:20 PM PST by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Alter Kaker
Its time for French Jews to make aliyah to Israel.

While I'd welcome them, why should they have to leave? Why not kick the immigrants out?

For the same reason we don't. (ruefully shaking head)

19 posted on 03/25/2006 7:54:55 PM PST by Cobra64
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To: Tzimisce
...well they obviously need to raise taxes and increase government spending over there. That's the only thing that will fix the problem...

Hey, we already learned that from the French.

20 posted on 03/25/2006 7:56:40 PM PST by Cobra64
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To: Alter Kaker
::Its time for French Jews to make aliyah to Israel.

:While I'd welcome them, why should they have to leave? Why not kick the immigrants out?


Because gov't authorities and cultural elites are corrupt. They cater to the alien while inconveniencing their own citizens.

Its as if the elities have a plan to bring in the most violent of the third world to suppress the nominally Christian middle class and their values.
21 posted on 03/25/2006 8:00:46 PM PST by Dialup Llama
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To: Southack
“with all necessary severity”.

That means the French Police are now authorized to surrender en mass.

L

22 posted on 03/25/2006 8:02:31 PM PST by Lurker (I trust in God. Everyone else shows me their hands.)
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To: Southack

450 police injured?Time for the "shot while resisting arrest" method of law enforcement to come into play.


23 posted on 03/25/2006 8:04:55 PM PST by Farmer Dean (Every time a toilet flushes,another liberal gets his brains.)
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To: OldFriend
Do you doubt that the French government would love to have it's jewish citizens leave their country?

Yes I do, actually. Of course that may all be part of Sarko's evil plan.

24 posted on 03/25/2006 8:11:23 PM PST by Alter Kaker ("Whatever tears one sheds, in the end one always blows one's nose." - Heine)
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To: Visalia

Yes, Kerry speaks fluent French BTW. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Muslims are either (maybe both):

1. The new Nazi's of the 21st century

and/or

2. The Beverly Hillbillies of the Middle East... I can hear the theme song for the Beverly Hillbillies, except with some new characters. All gilt and gold and private jets, yet still ignorant and rather smelly.


25 posted on 03/25/2006 8:13:19 PM PST by khnyny
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To: Visalia

Yes, Kerry speaks fluent French BTW. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Muslims are either (maybe both):

1. The new Nazi's of the 21st century

and/or

2. The Beverly Hillbillies of the Middle East... I can hear the theme song for the Beverly Hillbillies, except with some new characters. All gilt and gold and private jets, yet still ignorant and rather smelly.


26 posted on 03/25/2006 8:14:17 PM PST by khnyny
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To: lesser_satan
It's time for the Jews of France to take up arms against the Islamonazis and their filthy little Vichy enablers.

What arms?

27 posted on 03/25/2006 8:21:37 PM PST by Cobra64
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To: Farmer Dean
450 police injured?Time for the "shot while resisting arrest" method of law enforcement to come into play.

Unfortunately, we're talking about Euro-cops here. The only capital offense that Brussels recognizes is tax evasion.

"Stop thief, or I'll yell 'Stop' again!".

28 posted on 03/25/2006 8:49:50 PM PST by BlazingArizona
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To: Dialup Llama
"Its as if the elities have a plan to bring in the most violent of the third world to suppress the nominally Christian middle class and their values."

Hmmm...

Why does that have such a familiar ring to it?

29 posted on 03/26/2006 2:18:29 AM PST by CowboyJay (Rough Riders! Tancredo '08)
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To: khnyny
"1. The new Nazi's of the 21st century and/or 2. The Beverly Hillbillies of the Middle East... I can hear the theme song for the Beverly Hillbillies, except with some new characters. All gilt and gold and private jets, yet still ignorant and rather smelly."

They're the former. Their ruling class are well educated and savvy to modern socio-economic-political manuevering.

30 posted on 03/26/2006 2:22:47 AM PST by CowboyJay (Rough Riders! Tancredo '08)
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To: West Coast Conservative
Funny how the frogs conveniently overlook their Jewish population's getting thugged while they make nice with the 'other' one that's overrunning their country.

Jeezus, they truly are cowards.

31 posted on 03/26/2006 2:31:21 AM PST by TeddyCon
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32 posted on 03/26/2006 6:06:19 AM PST by SJackson ([Iraq] Reconstruction isnít news is it? Chris Matthews)
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To: SJackson

The Mayor of Paris thinks it is the government's fault, for standing firm? // roll eyes// And what about the policemen in that pix? And what about all the non-Frenchie looking participants in that purse-snatching?


33 posted on 03/26/2006 6:30:51 AM PST by bboop (Stealth Tutor)
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To: goldstategop

"Its time for French Jews to make aliyah to Israel. They'll be safer there than in France and they won't be murdered just for being Jews."

I don't think a comparison of Jews killed in antisemitic attacks in France and Israel would show that Israel is the safer place...

As for the aliyah, of course they have this opportunity. In the end, most of them will probably choose to stay, some of them will choose to emigrate, and some of those who emigrate will come back.


34 posted on 03/27/2006 1:15:15 AM PST by Atlantic Friend (Cursum Perficio)
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To: Southack
Disgusting. They should evacuate the innocents and napalm the area.
35 posted on 03/27/2006 2:02:12 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: West Coast Conservative

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36 posted on 03/27/2006 2:09:15 AM PST by GiovannaNicoletta
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To: Farmer Dean
450 police injured?Time for the "shot while resisting arrest" method of law enforcement to come into play.

They need to be trained by veterans of the Chicago PD, from 1968. Some videos of the 1968 dem convention would be a good starting point!

Mark

37 posted on 03/27/2006 2:54:37 AM PST by MarkL (When Kaylee says "No power in the `verse can stop me," it's cute. When River says it, it's scary!)
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To: West Coast Conservative; holdonnow
Where are the U.S. Jewish religious, corporation, communications/media and entertainment (Hollywood, New York) and political leaders while this anti-Semetic horror is going on in France?

Why aren't these usually noisy leaders speaking out loudly and clearly to the world?

Clearly, they're in a dilemna. Like the French leaders, too many of them hate Bush, hate we went into Iraq, they are anti-Christian, secular, or atheistic. They side with the Muslims and they want us to lose the war on terror. They are Dems, socialists and leftists.

These leaders are astute enough to see that another Krystal Nacht terror tactic has already begun in Paris.

These silent American Jewish leaders know very well that anti-Semitism is common among the French elite and has been ongoing.

What are they waiting for to speak out in support of their French Jewish brothers and sisters?

Or is it that it's only the few AMERICAN neo-nazi jerks who paint swastikas on walls who are the only threat to the fate of French Jews?.

I don't consider this NYTimes (owned by a Jewish family) article to be "speaking up" in defense of French Jews at all. It's so patently obvious what side this leftist fish-wrap rag is on by its censoring the word "Muslims" from the article.

Leni

38 posted on 03/27/2006 5:14:36 AM PST by MinuteGal (Sail the Bounding Main to the Balmy, Palmy Caribbean on FReeps Ahoy 4. Register Now!)
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To: Southack
The scenes of mob rule, showing what looks to be black and Arab gang bangers -- will continue until the police shoot a few dozen in the act.....

These assholes lack sufficient value to attempt salvation, they must be shown their behavior will lead ONLY to their deportation or death.....not more welfare.

Cockroaches require extermination, not compassion..

Semper Fi
39 posted on 03/28/2006 4:27:17 PM PST by river rat (You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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