How 'A Good Jew' tweeted its way into the hearts of French anti-Semites
It all began last Wednesday when, according to media outlets in France, the hashtag #UnBonJuif on Twitter was rated the third most tweeted subject in France.
The phrase in question looks innocent enough at first glance: #unbonjuif - “A good Jew” in French.
Who could guess that these three words would become a magnet for the ugliest kind of anti-Semitism? And now it is also a flashpoint in the ongoing debate over free speech on social networks - when does the free-for-all that happens on Facebook and Twitter cross the line into destructive...