The firebomb went off Friday night at the entrance to the synagogue of Aulnay-sous-Bois, a northeastern suburb of the French capital. A Middle Eastern man assaulted a Jewish 17-year-old girl on a Paris street near the Gare du Nord train station by spraying pepper-spray on her face, shouting: “Dirty Jewess, inshallah you will die.”
In Belleville, an eastern suburb of Paris, a demonstration Saturday by a few dozen people against Israel’s attack on Hamas featured calls to “slaughter the Jews,” according to Alain Azria, a French Jewish photojournalist who covered the event. The crowd also chanted “death to the Jews,” he said.
Jewish merchants of Paris Nord 2 received telephone death threats “Death to the Jews” Plant Center Paris Nord 2 (Val d’Oise), had to be evacuated this Sunday, July 13 after a bomb threat. It was the same in Parisian Jewish kindergartens.
Muslim rioters reportedly surrounded Don Yitzchak Abarbanel Synagogue in the 11th arrondissement of Paris on Sunday, and threw rocks into the house of worship. Large scale police forces were called to extricate the Jews.
Meanwhile Pierre Minnaert of the Green Party stated that it was “not surprising “synagogues as” under attack “when they support Israel’s policies.