Jewish Leaders Express Relief at Le Pen’s Defeat, Warn of New Battle Ahead in France

President Emmanuel Macron may have defeated his far-right rival relatively comfortably in Sunday’s runoff, but the Jewish community says the hard work lies ahead: ‘The progress Marine Le Pen has made is frightening’

Shirli Sitbon.
Shirli Sitbon
Shirli Sitbon.
Shirli Sitbon

PARIS – Relief was the first emotion expressed by French-Jewish community leaders after centrist incumbent Emmanuel Macron beat Marine Le Pen in the presidential runoff on Sunday.

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