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May 22, 2012 6:37 pm

New French Interior Minister: I Will Not Accept Preachers of Jew Hatred

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Minister Manuel Valls.

In his first official outing to Maresille, France’s second largest city, the newly elected French Interior Minister, Manuel Valls, sent a strong message of commitment to the country’s Jewish community.

Addressing the Representative Council for Jewish Institutions in France (CRFI) at the annual dinner yesterday, Valls said he would not accept the presence of “so-called theologians” preaching “hatred of the Jews.”

“As interior minister, I will not accept so-called preachers who advocate Jew-hatred, whether with harsh words or sweet words. When a Jew is attacked in France, it is the Republic itself that is under attack.”

The evening began with a moment of silence in commemorating the victims of the Toulouse attacks, and was also attended by Mohammed Moussaoui, President of the French Muslim Council.

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Valls, who originally ran against new French President Francois Hollande in the Socialist Party’s primaries last year, was appointed as Interior Minister on May 16. Hollande’s new government, only the second Socialist government in the last two decades, stirred mixed feelings among the 800,000 Jewish population of France, with Richard Prasquier, president of the CRIF expressing concern that it might lead to a rise in the anti-Israel left.

French Jewish artist Ron Agam, who has close ties in the French diplomatic community, told the Algemeiner that the elections worried the Jewish community as extremist and fascist groups had gained more power than at any previous elections.

However, Agam says he doesn’t anticipate any “major changes,” adding that although the government has not made clear its foreign and internal policies, he believes Valls’ statement was “not as an individual, but as a representative of the government.”

Pointing to the Toulouse attacks, which killed three Jewish schoolchildren and a Rabbi, Agam said the trauma will “stay in the minds of French politicians for a long time,” and has “reawakened [French politicians] to the growing threat of radical Islamic sentiments and propagation of hate within the country.”

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  • Well that’s the kind of rhetoric that rasonetes with american public and they can relate too overtly simple and 2 dimensional, otherwise, they feel they are being walked into something they dont understand, regardless of whether such complexity is there or not,remeber Bush’s Axis of Evil’? bibi’s speech writer really knows his audience,

  • Veronique

    Why has France allowed Islam to get such a stronghold in their country – or the rest of Europe? Why did they vote in a Socialist? Everyone knows what the Islamic Agenda is, yet it has infiltrated our countries, our leaders, the U.N. and probably the E.U. We will pay for oil with our lives unless they are stopped. It is time to cast the false prophet into the fires of hell where he belongs. I hope for the sake of France that Monsieur Valls has the courage of his convictions.

  • Christian Chan

    From Asia: I have nothing against and I wish Muslims no harm in any way but we were taught growing up in Mao’s China that Islam is not a religion but a Totaltarian Political Ideology! I never go around preaching that as I dont want to harm anyone feelings!You investigate and decide!

    • HaDaR

      What you were taught is the truth.

  • dr.music

    if you know a good muslim please remember he is good in spite of islam NOT BECAUSE OF ISLAM !!! The macabre cult of islam corrupts the human mind ….the very fact that the good muslim is still in the macabre cult of islam means that he is open to the idea of his children being force fed hate and his corrupted children will definitely be dangerous to our children. We have to stop the macabre cult of islam in its tracks. We have to think of our children’s lives because the macabre cult of islam makes muslims think of our children’s death so then only the macabre cult of islam wins. The macabre cult of islam is in a losing position if even one non-muslim is alive. Do you understand all this ?
    THE WHOLE PLANET IS eagerly WAITING FOR THE DESTRUCTION AND COMPLETE WIPEOUT OF THE macabre CULT OF ISLAM.
    Who will get into the textbooks of future-history as the planet’s real savior ?
    I HAVE A FEELING IT WILL BE AN INDIAN OR AN IRANIAN. MAYBE EVEN AN AFGAN who read his Buddhist history and came to his senses…. I HOPE IT’S A WOMAN BECAUSE IN THE END IT WILL BE A WOMAN’S JOB TO CLEAN UP THIS macabre MESS THIS ONE MAD MAN CALLED MOHA-MAD WRECKED ON THIS PLANET FOR THE LAST 1400 YEARS. All the blood and gore will come to an end at last and peace will come for our women and children. I have a feeling it’s going to be a woman who smashes macabre islam by speaking and facing the truth of this horrible creeping blood cult.

    THE WHOLE PLANET IS eagerly WAITING FOR THE DESTRUCTION AND COMPLETE WIPEOUT OF THE macabre CULT OF ISLAM.
    Who will get into the textbooks of future-history as the planet’s saviour ?

  • dr.music

    When China wants to bomb any part of Pakistan… India will allow it’s air-space to be used…. it’s common sense and why not ? It’s either nuclear weapons or islam. We have to choose. Without nuclear weapons islam will never be wiped out …and by wiped out i mean WIPED OUT !!! Only AFTER islam is WIPED OUT can we even think of a nuclear weapon free world. Look around you at these monkeys … can’t you see where they are taking us as a species ? islam is leading the planet to a non- stop blood bath …slowly and surely …and without nuclear weapons islam’s march will never be stopped.
    Someone has to start bombing the monkeys sometime …. i have a feeling that China will be the first to bite back on islam’s arse. …. then free for all….. we live in interesting times…. our generation will see the death of islam….but how it will happen will be worth watching. Intelligence has a way of waking up and crushing the moronic , however vicious and barbaric. The thing to actually wonder is how Mecca and Medina will be pulverised. How will we do it ? And which year? That will be the exact beginning of a new era of peace.
    i have a feeling somewhere around some table some people in high and right places are looking at this solution. And i have a feeling they compromise a lot of different people from all over the globe. Intelligence is Good. Intelligence is Cool. islam is neither. Hence islam will literally dissolve. Without mecca and medina there is no islam. Period.
    After islam is Irradicated we can think about nuclear disarmamment and all things peacefull and noble. Till then we have to wait . We have to. There is no option. Muslims want us all dead and we want to live…. got any brighter ideas?
    Cheers !!

  • MH8169

    Clearly, this is a hopeful sign. I do pray that the words of the Interior Minister Valls are not empty rhetoric.

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