As Violent anti-Semitism Rises, Will France Expel Its Jews?

The world’s third largest Jewish community is facing increasingly violent anti-Semitism. Do France’s Jews feel safe enough to stay? Can France protect them?

Shortly before Nicolas Sarkozy became president, he had lunch at the Four Seasons with a dozen or so New Yorkers. While the government in Jerusalem was trying to protect the Jews of Israel, I asked him, did he feel confident he could protect the Jews of France?