A Jewish man went to a bakery in Avignon on Thursday wearing a yarmulke and a cap over it. As he was leaving the store, two women attacked him and both headgear fell to the ground. One of them then spat, stomped and shouted anti-Semitic slogans on the kippa with the Jewish star.
The woman, who only recently came of age, was convicted of similar acts in January. According to Monday’s verdict, he will serve his sentence with an electronic bracelet.
Swastikas and leaflets calling for white supremacy
Authorities are also investigating the distribution of dozens of anti-Semitic, homophobic and racist leaflets in eastern France. The swastika printed matter called for the “re-establishment of white supremacy”.
Three residents of the village of Belfort brought the leaflet they found in their mailboxes to the local mayor. Similar flyers appeared in other parts of France already in June and July.
In Berlin, someone attacked the building of Jewish institutions at night with Molotov cocktails
In France, the number of anti-Semitic acts increased sharply in the last month, there were more than 1000. The increase was provoked by the attack of the radical Palestinian movement Hamas on Israel and the subsequent bombing and ground operations of the Israeli army against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
It also appeared on social networks https://twitter.com/Meyer_Habib/status/1721885767776219506?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1721885767776219506%7Ctwgr%5Ee909c1dd9f53daa2ff4bc7859b91504635d18024%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bfmtv.com%2Fsociete%2Fune-ancienne-contractuelle-du-quai-d-orsay-filmee-en-train-d-arracher-des-photos-d-otages-du-hamas_AN-202311070872.html a woman tearing down posters with photos of people kidnapped by Hamas and other organizations in the Gaza Strip. The French Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday that it was investigating the case internally; the woman in the footage is his former co-worker, an expert on the Middle East.
“Among the abductees are several French citizens, very likely also several minors,” the Foreign Ministry said. According to him, tearing down the posters is “absolutely undignified”. Over 240 are kidnapped.
The presidents of both chambers of the French parliament, Gérard Larcher and Yaël Braunová-Pivetová, called a large march against anti-Semitism to the center of Paris on Sunday afternoon.