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Man With Ax Chases Jewish Teens in Paris
The Tablet ^ | June 9, 2014 | Stephanie Butnick

Posted on 06/09/2014 6:29:01 PM PDT by nickcarraway

No injuries to boys, grandfather on their way to synagogue on Shavuot

Two French teenagers walking to synagogue with their grandfather last week to take part in the Shavuot tradition of staying up all night studying Hebrew texts were chased by an axe-wielding man and three accomplices, JTA reports. No one was injured in the incident, which took place in the French suburb of Romainville. The three were wearing yarmulkes, making this the latest in a series of assaults on visibly identifiable Jews across Paris.

The teens, aged 14 and 15, said they were walking to the Lilac Synagogue with their grandfather to attend Tikkun Leil Shavuot, a custom in which Jews study scripture all night. While crossing the town’s Market Square, the two boys and their grandfather, all wearing kippahs, said they were followed by a tall man in his 20s wearing a long beard. They described the man as having an athletic figure and an Arab appearance.

Producing a hatchet, the man began to chase the two boys, according to the BNVCA report, then whistled to three other men who joined the chase. The boys and their grandfather filed complaints with police, BNVCA President Sammy Ghozlan wrote.

The recent report that a whopping 75 percent of French Jews have considered emigrating is contextualized by recent incidents such as this one. Last month, a Jewish woman with a baby was attacked at a Paris bus station by a man who shouted “Dirty Jewess” at her. In March, a Jewish teacher leaving a kosher restaurant in Paris had his nose broken by a group of assailants who also drew a swastika on his chest. One week earlier, an Israeli man was attacked with a stun gun outside a Paris synagogue, and a week before that a 28-year-old Jewish man was beaten on the Paris metro to chants of “Jew, we are going to lay into you, you have no country.” In a chilling video from January, anti-government demonstrators shout “Jew, France is Not Yours” as they march through the streets of Paris.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: jewish; paris; terrorism
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1 posted on 06/09/2014 6:29:01 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Je veux vous axe quel que chose


2 posted on 06/09/2014 6:31:59 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: nickcarraway
Perp has a long beard, arab appearance.

The description of the article conjures up some pretty absurd mental imagery of Reb Tevye and the rage muslim guy.

3 posted on 06/09/2014 6:34:49 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Pope Calvin the 1st, defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades)
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To: nickcarraway

Must be a Muslim who thinks France is theirs.


4 posted on 06/09/2014 6:42:11 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: nickcarraway

An Arab chasing a Jew with an axe. Or is it racist of me to notice?


5 posted on 06/09/2014 6:42:23 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: nickcarraway

But, this couldn’t have happened. Islam is the religion of peace. sarc


6 posted on 06/09/2014 6:50:53 PM PDT by EvilCapitalist (It's better to die free than live as a slave)
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To: nickcarraway; Ramius; 300winmag; IrishCatholic; lookout88; Wpin; spetznaz; Smokin' Joe; ...
thanks, for the post...
SWORD PING!...

7 posted on 06/09/2014 6:52:12 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: nickcarraway

0bama grins.


8 posted on 06/09/2014 6:53:40 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: nickcarraway

Why didn’t the grandfather have a gun and shoot him dead?


9 posted on 06/09/2014 6:58:39 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Yes it is OK for them to do it but it is not OK for you to notice they are doing it.


10 posted on 06/09/2014 6:59:21 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: nickcarraway

No injuries?

Guess he couldn’t hack it...


11 posted on 06/09/2014 7:07:53 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: nickcarraway

Perp with a long beard doesn’t have the same impact as john and his mustache.


12 posted on 06/09/2014 7:15:59 PM PDT by posterchild (It takes a politician to declare a settled science.)
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To: nickcarraway

France should make anti-semitic violence punishable by immediate deportation of the perp and any and all relatives also living in France.

Since many of these folks tend to marry their cousins this could clear up the problem quickly.


13 posted on 06/09/2014 7:20:40 PM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: Junk Silver; All
(iirc) Charles Martel had the answer...
Battle of Tours (732 A.D.)

The Battle of Tours (often called the Battle of Poitiers, but not to be confused with the Battle of Poitiers, 1356) was fought on October 10, 732 between forces under the Frankish leader Charles Martel and a massive invading Islamic army led by Emir Abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi Abd al Rahman, near the city of Tours, France. During the battle, the Franks defeated the Islamic army and Emir Abd er Rahman was killed. This battle stopped the northward advance of Islam from the Iberian peninsula, and is considered by most historians to be of macrohistorical importance, in that it halted the Islamic conquests, and preserved Christianity as the controlling faith in Europe, during a period in which Islam was overrunning the remains of the old Roman and Persian Empires.

Combatants

Franks, led by Charles Martel. Estimates of the Frankish army defending Gaul vary, but by most accounts were between 15,000 and 75,000. Losses according to St. Denis were about 1,500.

Muslims, between 60,000 and 400,000 cavalry, (most likely closer to the lower number) under Abd er Rahman; besides source differences, this army is difficult to estimate in size, since it was often fractured into raiding parties to carry out the pillaging and plundering of various richly cultured Frankish centers; however, the entire Muslim army was present at Tours by Arab accounts. During the six days he waited to begin the Battle, Abd er Rahman recalled all those columns raiding and pillaging, so that on the seventh day, when by both eastern and western accounts the Battle began, both armies were at full strength.

14 posted on 06/09/2014 7:28:57 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: skinkinthegrass

I am a direct ancestor of “The Hammer and I have every single person in the whole line on a list.


15 posted on 06/09/2014 7:31:51 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: nickcarraway

The City of Ljght has imported legions of the Angel of Light’s murderous followers


16 posted on 06/09/2014 7:38:02 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: nickcarraway

When all of the Jews leave France will suffer the same fate as Spain did when Jews were evicted from there in 1492.


17 posted on 06/09/2014 7:41:57 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: yarddog; All
a "salute" to your ancestor.

18 posted on 06/09/2014 7:47:06 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

You mean France will have a 200 year Golden Age?


19 posted on 06/09/2014 7:47:40 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: jjotto

Sarcastically speaking...yes!


20 posted on 06/09/2014 7:49:05 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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