Toulouse murders

'Kill the Jews' abuse on Toulouse campus

By Jennifer Lipman, May 10, 2012

The president of the French Jewish student umbrella body, the UEJF, has called on the University of Toulouse to combat antisemitism after a talk by Israeli students last week was disrupted by protesters shouting abuse, making threats and singing antisemitic chants.

The incident occurred just over a month after three Jewish children and a rabbi were shot by an Islamist gunman in Toulouse.

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Jewish and Israeli students attacked at Toulouse university event

By Jennifer Lipman, May 3, 2012

The president of the French Jewish student organisation has called on the University of Toulouse to combat antisemitism after a talk by Israeli students last week was disrupted by protesters shouting abuse, making threats and singing antisemitic chants.

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French pupils' fears in wake of Toulouse

By Jessica Elgot, April 26, 2012

French Jewry "may never recover" from the shock of the murders of three children and a rabbi in Toulouse last month, a French head-teacher fears.

New security measures are being implemented across France by the Fonds Social Juif Unifié, whose chairman, Baron Rothschild, is now organising funding for security at every Jewish school in France.

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Toulouse widow lights candle at Israel memorial ceremony

By Jennifer Lipman, April 25, 2012

The widow of the rabbi murdered in last month's shooting at a Jewish school in Toulouse has taken part in a ceremony marking Israel's day of remembrance for its fallen.

Eva Sandler lit the memorial candle at a Jewish Agency ceremony in Jerusalem, held a little over a month after her husband and two sons were gunned down by Islamist Mohammed Merah.

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Ukrainian Jew flown to Israel after assault

By Jennifer Lipman, April 11, 2012

A Ukrainian man who was apparently attacked because he was identifiably Jewish has been flown to Israel for medical treatment.

Yeshivah student Aharon Alexander Gorshonov, was said to have been beaten up after he left the synagogue in Kiev on second night seder wearing a kippah.

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Cameron: Toulouse a reminder Pesach search for freedom not over

By Jennifer Lipman, April 4, 2012

The Prime Minister has sent his wishes to British Jews for a "very happy and peaceful Pesach".

David Cameron, speaking just over a fortnight after an Islamist gunman murdered three children and a rabbi outside the Ozar Hatorah Jewish School in France, noted that the festival marked the "release from slavery and the liberation of a people from tyranny".

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Extremists arrested in France 'planned to target Jews'

By Jennifer Lipman, April 3, 2012

French police may have thwarted a plot to kidnap a Jewish magistrate last week.

According to AFP, the raid on 16 suspected Islamists last week has led investigators to plans to target members of the country's Jewish community.

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Extremists arrested in France as Toulouse gunman Merah buried

By Jennifer Lipman, March 30, 2012

Nineteen suspected extremists have been arrested in a crackdown in France as the country reacts to the worst attack on the Jewish community in decades.

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Algeria says no to Toulouse gunman Merah burial

By Jennifer Lipman, March 29, 2012

Algeria has reportedly refused permission for the Islamist gunman Mohammed Merah be buried in the North African country.

Merah, who was of Algerian descent, died last Thursday after a 32-hour stand-off with police. In the weeks leading up to this he killed three French paratroopers and four people – including three children – outside a Jewish school in Toulouse.

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Jewish child attacked outside Ozer Hatorah school in Paris

By Jennifer Lipman, March 28, 2012

A Jewish boy has been attacked and verbally abused outside his school in Paris, just a week after four people were killed by an Islamist gunman outside a Jewish school in Toulouse.

The boy, 12, was outside a Jewish school in the French capital when teenagers shouting antisemitic chants set on him and hit and punched him. He escaped with only light injuries.

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