Parisian Jews: Anti-Semitism on the rise
This is quite serious. It is eerily reminiscent of the past.
On three-year anniversary of murder of 23-year-old French Jew Ilan Halimi, community members say situation only worsened, with racially motivated incidents occurring almost everyday. Michael Benhamou, who was attacked last month, plans to immigrate to Israel, says 'there's nothing left for us here'
Friday marked three years since the horrendous murder of 23-year-old Parisian Jew Ilan Halimi, which was apparently motivated by anti-Semitism, and it seems, that in the time that has passed, not much has changed for the Jews in France.
"Things just keep getting worse," said the president of one of Paris' major Jewish communities Serj Ben-Haim. "Ilan's murder has become a symbol, and we will never forget it, but anti-Semitism just continues to rise.
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