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French school made Jewish and Muslim pupils wear red discs

By Naomi Firsht, September 27, 2015

A French school has sparked outrage by making Jewish and Muslim pupils wear red discs around their necks to indicate to canteen workers that they do not eat pork.

Piedalloues primary school in Auxerre, central France gave red discs to children who did not eat pork and yellow discs to non-meat eaters.


European Jewish Parliament condemned for meeting Marine Le Pen

By Naomi Firsht, July 8, 2015

The European Jewish Congress president has condemned the European Jewish Parliament for meeting far-right French politician Marine Le Pen.

Ukraine-born oligarch Vadim Rabinovich met Ms Le Pen as part of a roundtable discussion held at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, along with 10 representatives of the Europe of Nations and Freedom bloc of nationalist parties which she chairs.


French Jewish leader backs Marine Le Pen

By Naomi Firsht, February 24, 2015

A leader of the French Jewish community has publically endorsed National Front leader Marine Le Pen, describing her as “irreproachable”.

Speaking on French radio Europe 1, Roger Cukierman, chairman of the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions (Crif), praised Ms Le Pen and said that her party was no longer violent.


French shock at far-right Front National poll wins

By Shirli Sitbon, March 27, 2014

Every recent survey has shown that a growing portion of the French population approves of the National Front’s ideas, mainly on immigration and Europe. And with every election, its results have improved.