France today, with Europe's largest Jewish ( most of them also from the Maghreb) and Arab community is living through the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on its streets. It has nothing to do, or very littel, with Vichy or anti-semitism. Muslims have also been attacked, as have mosques and Muslim cemeteries. When I was in Paris two yrs ago I saw LePen's troops handing out soup made of pig parts for the poor, no poor Muslims wanted. 35 yrs ago Jews and Muslims had no problem walking down the Blvd Belleville. The conflict between Jewish nationalism, excessive zionism and pro-palestinian nationalism is what is taling place in France and Frances Jews as strong advocates of some of the most extreme zionist policies are being held responsible as are all French Muslims for the extreme actions of a few.
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