European Jews Mull Relations With Le Pen and Extreme Right

'We can’t say a quarter of the French people are anti-Semitic and we won’t talk to them,' says senior official in the World Jewish Congress.

The furor that Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of France’s far-right Front National, raised with an anti-Semitic comment this week came at a critical juncture in the party’s relations with French Jews. Le Pen disparaged a French-Jewish singer with a deliberate play on the French word for oven ‘four.’