Anti-Semitism on the rise

Posted March 2, 2017 1:33 pm by Julie Culshaw

Jews in Europe have been advised not to wear any outward signs of their Jewish heritage in order to keep safe. This means taking off the kippah or yamulke, a distinctive hat that orthodox Jewish men wear; girls are advised not to wear the Star of David around their necks. It is a dramatic phenomenon: first, the kippah disappears in the streets, then the Jews themselves flee these societies. 40,0000 Jews have left France in the last fifteen years, one-tenth of the whole French population. In the tolerant, liberal and democratic West, where Muslim minorities have become more and more assertive,

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