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The Growing Problem of Anti-Semitism in France

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France is home to Western Europe's biggest Jewish and Muslim populations. Tensions have been rising since last March, when a man named Mohamed Merah killed seven people - including three children at a Jewish school in Toulouse. The Merah case is extreme, but among an alarming number of anti-Semitic attacks across France this year.

  • Rabbi Michel Serfaty, the organizer of a Muslim-Jewish friendship bus tour in France. (Photo: Amy Bracken)

  • The front of Rabbi Michel Serfaty's bus with a sign saying "Jews and Muslims: No to Discrimination." (Amy Bracken)

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