Days after suggesting that Jews should stop wearing the kippah as a way of defeating radical Islam, French extreme-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said that if she is elected, people holding dual French and Israeli citizenship would have to give up one of their nationalities.
Rabbi Menachem Margolin, head of the Brussels-based European Jewish Association (EJA), a body which represents thousands of Jews across Europe,blasted on Wednesday French Presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen who suggested Jews should stop wearing the kippah as a way of defeating radical Islam.
Benoit Hamon, a left-wing politician, who was elected Sunday be the candidate of the Socialist Party in the upcoming presidential election in April and May, was reportedly endorsed by the founders of anti-Zionist and anti-Semitivc party.
A comment by Anti-Defamation League (ADL) CEO Jonathan Greenblatt criticising President Trump’s statement on the occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, in which he failed to mention that the victims were Jews, drew a negative comment by World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder.
‘’No Jew should be forced to leave Europe,’’ said Antonio Tajani, the newly elected President of the European Parliament, in a speech at the annual ceremony marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day in the parliament.