February 5, 2014

Echoes of 1934 on the Streets of Paris

Robert Zaretsky, Forward

The Associated Press

Substitute “Zionist” for “Jew” and the script for “Day of Anger” remains largely unchanged from 1934. Along with supporters of the negationist Alain Soral and anti-Semitic writer Renaud Camus, there were hundreds of followers of the anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonné, happily displaying the “quenelle” and chanting slogans ranging from imperative (“Death to the Zionists!”) through the descriptive (“France does not belong to the Jews!”) to the suggestive (“Jews out of France!”)

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TAGGED: Antisemitism, Jews, Europe, France


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