In the first nine months of 2018, the anti-Semitic sharply increased (+ 69%)


Paris – After two years of decline, anti-Semitic acts in France rose sharply (+ 69%) in the first nine months of 2018, enthusiastic Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on a forum that was announced on Friday on Facebook.

"Every aggression that has been committed against one of our fellow citizens because it is Jewish sounds like a new crystal break"says the head of government on this triangular panel, which published exactly 80 years after Cristal's nightmare and his Nazi atrocities against the Jews in Germany on November 9, 1938.

"Why remember in 2018 such a painful memory? Because we are very far from ending with anti-Semitism", writes Mr. Philippe, referring to the numbers"ruthless"anti-Semitic acts in France in the last part of 2018.

"Between two years, the number of such acts increased by more than 69% in the first nine months of 2018,"continues.

These numbers are not "not a surprise"replied Francis Kalifat, President of the Council of Representatives of the Jewish Institutions in France (Crif), on the LCI issue.

"Anti-Semitism is deeply rooted in our country (…) reaching rates that will become unbearable"he said and called for treatment of this phenomenon in a special way.

"We can no longer plan against anti-Semitism from the plan, because we find that these plans, which fail to absorb this cancer to each other, make the gangrene our society"He mourned.

He called the authorities to dealantisemitism in an individual way, (…) not like fighting against all hatred"."Anti-Semitism does not respond to the same forces as other hatreds"he said.

After the record year in 2015, anti-Semitic acts fell sharply in 2016 (-58%). The recession continued in 2017 (-7%), with 311 papers cited, although it concealed an increase in the acts of violence targeting the Jews.

After an anti-Semitic attack on Pittsburgh in the United States at the end of October, Edouard Philippe reiterated his determination to "Do not miss anything"in the sense of anti-Semitism in France.

Citing a survivor in Nazi camps, Elie Wiesel, to warn of "danger"from"carelessness", the premier ensures that"the government has decided not to remain indifferent", referring to the decisions taken in recent months.

For the year 2019, the government is preparing to change the law to strengthen the fight against cyberhawk, which puts pressure on Internet operators.

"From mid-November"a national team will be mobilized"permanently"The Ministry of Education will mediate in schools in support of any teacher who is facing anti-Semitism," he says.

The recent plan of the Prime Minister against racism and anti-Semitism envisages the experimentation of "a network of investigators and judges specially trained to combat hatred", which could be extended to the national level, as well as an online mechanism for complaints to promote reporting.

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