Racist Freaks burns down Jewish center in Paris, France

TwinCities.com reports that racist bastards have burned down a Jewish center in Paris, France:

Fire swept through a Jewish community center in eastern Paris early Sunday after arsonists broke into the building and scrawled swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans inside.

It was the latest in a series of acts attributed to neo-Nazis across the country

[...] The rise in acts attributed to neo-Nazis is particularly disturbing to France's Jews, who are already concerned about increasing anti-Semitism among the country's Arab youth. They fear that both anti-Semitic strains are growing.



Although the freaks that burned down the center painted Neo-Nazi swastikas, Voice of America (www.voanews.com) reports that an Islamic group proudly claimed responsibility for the racist attack:

French authorities are studying a claim of responsibility by a previously unknown Islamic group for a fire Sunday that destroyed a Jewish community center in Paris.

A statement posted on an Islamic website Monday, said a group calling itself Jamaat Ansar Al-Jihad al Islamiya was responsible for the attack. The statement called the action retaliation for the defiling of Muslim cemeteries in France and other anti-Muslim acts outside the country.

Between Nazi bastards, Islamic fascists and European leftists, Israel and Jews across Diaspora countries have a lot of enemies.

Luckily today we have the State of Israel - a place where Jews can find refuge, and a country that has institutions and an army dedicated to the defense of such persecuted folks.

I copy both articles below.





Neo-Nazis set fire to Jewish center
Twincities.com, Posted on Mon, Aug. 23, 2004, Link

PARIS Fire swept through a Jewish community center in eastern Paris early Sunday after arsonists broke into the building and scrawled swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans inside.

It was the latest in a series of acts attributed to neo-Nazis across the country.

The center, which prepares kosher food for Jews in need, occupies the ground floor of a five-story residential building. There were no injuries.

President Jacques Chirac and other politicians were quick to condemn the attack and vowed to punish the perpetrators. Mayor Bertrand Delanoe visited the scene Sunday and said he felt "shock and horror."

The attack comes at a sensitive time for the city, falling between two emotional anniversaries. On Aug. 18, 1944, the Red Cross entered a Nazi detention camp outside Paris, freeing about 1,500 Jews awaiting deportation to extermination camps in Germany. A week later, Paris itself was liberated from the Germans.

Much of this year's anti-Semitic activity in France has been concentrated in the eastern region of Alsace, a traditionally German-speaking area along the German border. Officials there say Alsace's neo-Nazi movement is an extension of a broader movement in Germany. On Saturday, about 3,000 people took part in a neo-Nazi march in the German town of Wunsiedel, about 250 miles from Alsace, to commemorate the death in 1987 of Adolf Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess.

Dozens of neo-Nazi acts have been perpetrated across France since April, in some cases by copycats with no clear relationship to an organized movement.

The recent neo-Nazism in France appears to have no clear ideology beyond anti-Semitic slogans and the heavy metal music lyrics of white supremacy. Adherents are mostly men in their teens or early 20s, according to people who monitor the movement, and their targets are as often Arabs as Jews.

But the rise in acts attributed to neo-Nazis is particularly disturbing to France's Jews, who are already concerned about increasing anti-Semitism among the country's Arab youth. They fear that both anti-Semitic strains are growing.


Unknown Islamic Group Claims Responsibility for Paris Jewish Center Blaze
VOA News, 23 Aug 2004, Link

French authorities are studying a claim of responsibility by a previously unknown Islamic group for a fire Sunday that destroyed a Jewish community center in Paris.
A statement posted on an Islamic website Monday, said a group calling itself Jamaat Ansar Al-Jihad al Islamiya was responsible for the attack. The statement called the action retaliation for the defiling of Muslim cemeteries in France and other anti-Muslim acts outside the country.

French President Jacques Chirac condemned the destruction of the center, and officials say those responsible face 20-year sentences if convicted. France has suffered a wave of anti-Semitic violence in recent years, coinciding with rising tensions in the Middle East and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Posted by David Melle
 Link to this page |   Email this entry |   digg this

Comments

A good man burned down a Freakish Jewish Center.

Posted by: White Euro at February 27, 2005 08:51 PM


Post a comment




Remember Me?


Enter the code shown:   
This helps us prevent automated spam comments

Comments are open and unmoderated, although obscene or abusive remarks may be deleted. Opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of FactsOfIsrael.com. See the Terms of Use for more details.

Email this entry
Email this entry to
(Please enter email address):


Your email address:


Message (optional):


Referrers to this Page

FAIR USE NOTICE

This site contains some copyrighted materials the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.