In November 2015, Islamist terrorists killed 130 people in Paris restaurants, cafes and a theater. Many Parisians braved gunfire to render aid to the wounded. In some cases, they saved lives.
The anti-Semitic attack on the philosopher Alain Finkielkraut in Paris has shocked Europe. But people who are genuinely surprised must not have been paying attention to the events of recent years, DW's Martin Gak writes.
Authorities in Paris have opened an investigation into anti-Semitic insults by French "yellow vests" against Jewish philosopher and writer Alain Finkielkraut. Anti-Jewish incidents have been on the rise across France.
The Bagelstein shop in Paris's historic Ile Saint-Louis district has been targeted before, the owner said. France has seen a massive uptick in anti-Jewish incidents in the past year.
A Jewish human rights group has told DW that anti-Semites "hijacked" the yellow vest movement. Anti-Semitic attacks are on the rise in France, a development the government has linked with the protests.
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