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February 2, 2015 2:34 pm

French Troops Guarding Jewish Institutions Facing Threats, Abuse

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French soldiers guarding a Jewish institution in Paris. Photo: The Blaze.

Thousands of soldiers tasked with securing Jewish institutions in France endure frequent abuse from passersby, the French Le-Progres site reported.

On Friday afternoon, three unknown assailants approached two soldiers who were stationed outside the Nahalat Moshe Jewish school in Paris. The trio, who reportedly pointed weapons at the guards, shouted antisemitic slogans and swore at them. Before fleeing, the three performed a “quenelle” gesture, an inverted Nazi salute popularized by the notorious antisemitic provocateur and comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala.

Police succeeded in apprehending the three, and confiscated what turned out to be fake weapons. Two are in custody while the third, a 32-year-old, is expected to go on trial.

This is the third case of threats against soldiers stationed at the entrance to the school within a week.

In another case, authorities arrested a man after he threatened a soldier and made a stabbing gesture. In another incident, an individual flashed a laser into the eyes of one of the soldiers stationed to protect the school.

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  • Emanuel

    Deport them.

  • Liz

    What absolute monsters.

  • Andrew Gluck

    Are these soldiers not armed?

  • Eric R.

    If Jews stay in France, the Muslims and Marxists will kill them.

    Israel may have to be ready to start WW 3 against France, a nuclear power, if this new Shoah starts.

  • Paul

    The soldiers attract attention and the attention that Jews get. ironically, causes antisemitism.

    • Eve

      Nonsense. Attention does not cause antisemitism. These people who are perpetrating these acts are antisemites regardless of attention. Period.