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    • American in Paris
    • 29.11.07 | 09:04 (IST)

    The Algerian Minister's crass anti-Semitic remarks are unforgivable. Jews are an important part of French culture and have provided one Prime Minister and a number of important cultural, political and economic leaders. Algerians have come to France by the millions in the last fifty years or so, which is fine. But what about all those Pieds Noirs who were expelled from Algeria? In the meantime, Jews have made enormous contributions to all aspects of French life, but what have the children of Algerian immigrants contributed? If the Algerians want to Jew-bait, let's put everything on the table. Jews are intolerant (except in Israel perhaps) whereas the attitude of many descendants of North African immigrants in France is total intolerance towards Jews, women and anyone living outside their neighborhoods. In any case, if France is such an evil Jewish country, why do so many Muslims want to come here?

    from the article: Algerian minister: Sarkozy in power thanks to Jewish lobby
    First published 00:00 29.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 29.11.07
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