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January 11, 2015 10:50 am

French Army May Protect Jewish Sites, Says Community Leader After Meeting Hollande

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French police. Photo: David Monniaux.

Jewish schools and synagogues will be protected “if necessary” by the French army, a leading figure in the country’s Jewish community said after meeting with President Francois Hollande on Sunday.

“He told us that all the schools, all the synagogues will be protected, if necessary, on top of the police, by the army,” said Roger Cukierman, president of the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions in France, of his meeting with Hollande.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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