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June 25, 2013 5:32 pm

Study: Almost Half of Belgian, French, Hungarian Jews Mull Emigration

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Click photo to download. Caption: Hungarian extreme-right Jobbik party manifestation in Budapest. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Studies show that despite the fact that European Jewish life continues to be vibrant, 40 to 50 percent of the Jews in Belgium, France and Hungary are considering emigrating, some to Israel and others to North America.

In a report titled “European Jewry—Signals and Noise,” the Jewish People Planning Institute cites a European Union survey on Jews’ perceptions of anti-Semitism showing that anti-Semitic incidents in Europe increased by more than 30 percent in 2012. In France, anti-Semitic incidents increased by 58 percent in 2012, with a staggering 96 violent attacks.

In countries like France and Sweden, anti-Semitism is fueled by Muslim elements and rationalized as a response to Israeli policy against the Palestinians; in Greece and Hungary it draws on calls for ethnic purity and nationalism.

According to a large-scale survey on Jews’ experiences and perceptions of anti-Semitism commissioned by the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency, 26 percent of respondents claim to have experienced anti-Semitic harassment at least once in the 12 months preceding the survey, and 34 percent experienced anti-Semitic harassment over the past five years.

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  • Or stay and fight it out. If the Jews leave, the anti-Semites of the world will rejoice triumphant in the Jews’ departure. And if they stay and fight…we may have World War III.
    This time the outcome will be a little different: Jews throughout the world will respond. The IDF (you;ve heard of them!) will show up as will Jews the world over. This one’s gonna be a fight to the finish.

    In other words: don’t fu– around with today’s Jew-boys or you’ll wind up with a very big surprise on your hands.

    • Eric R.

      While I think the IDF or Mossad might be of some use in say, Hungary – perhaps Mossad could assassinate Jobbik’s leadership or blow up a Jobbik rally – there is not much they can do militarily against nuclear powers like France and the UK.

  • Eric R.

    The Jews should leave, and let Europe rot into the Islamist-Marxist sewer that it will inevitably become. Europe will enter a Dark Age from which it will never recover. Life there will become nasty, brutish and short.

    And I will enjoy watching every second of it.

    • Sarah

      With politics, theorists tend to forget these are PEOPLE not just pegs in a game to be played with.

      I’m Jewish and would not wish that on anybody.

  • It’s about time! Leave and GO HOME!