anti-Semitic attack anti-Semitism France



This angers me to no end.

This is the main reason why my buddy Dr.Ami Cammarella left France for safer shores a few years ago.

Victim Breaks Down in Footage From Aftermath of Brutal Anti-Semitic Attack in France (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

By  on March 27, 2014

The Algemeiner has acquired photos and footage from the aftermath of a horrific anti-Semitic attack that took place in Paris, France late last week.

Speaking on camera a day after his assault, the victim  a 59-year-old Jewish teacher only identified as David said he was attacked by three North African “Maghreb men” at 10 p.m. on March 20 after leaving a kosher restaurant in Rue Manin, Paris, and making his way to a subway station.

“They started to curse me out: ‘dirty Jew,’ ‘death to the Jews,’ ‘son of a b***,’ etc. Then they started to beat me up,” David says in the clip before breaking down in tears. “I was hit on my face, I got my nose fractured… And then one of them took something out of his pocket, I thought it was a knife… It was a marker… And this is what they did to me (showing his chest), a swastika as they were screaming ‘dirty Jew.’ ”

David then shows the Nazi symbol drawn on his bare chest by the attackers. When members of the public started coming close to the scene of the attack, the assailants ran away and yelled “we are not finished, we’ll get back to you!!” he said.

David, who was wearing a yarmulke at the time of the assault, is still being questioned by police in charge of the investigation but the attackers are still free, a source told The Algemeiner. No arrests have been made.

Rabbi Levy Djian, a Parisian living in New York, said the video proves that the safety of Jewish people in France today is unstable.

“As a rabbi to the French Jewish community in New York I am often solicited for helping students, young entrepreneurs and even families to immigrate to the U.S. and Canada in order to live safer and more free as Jews but in the past year the numbers of requests have multiplied!” he said. “Now I understand even more why.”

“It happened right near the main Jewish neighborhood of the 19th district of Paris where I grew up. Often my family and friends who are still in France tend to ignore the rise of anti-Semitism and its danger, but this recent video shows that it’s real,” he added. “It’s the first time that we get to actually see and hear the victim of such a brutal and obvious anti-Semitic attack perpetrated by young uneducated Muslims and it makes us realize what it really feels like.”

The assault was originally reported on Saturday by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

At the time, Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe said in a statement, “This act of unspeakable cowardice is a betrayal of the foundation of the Republic and the values ​​of Paris,” according to Paris’ Le Parisien.

More here. H/T: Alexis Worlock via Naomi Romm

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.