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France convicts delivery man for refusing kosher food orders, will expel him

A court in eastern France convicted a delivery driver of antisemitic discrimination for refusing to take orders for kosher food, and Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said the Algerian man would be expelled after he completes his four-months prison sentence.

Government spokesperson receives letter filled with antisemitic and homophobic threats

Gabriel Attal, the spokesperson for the French government received a letter filled with antisemitic and homophobic threats.

Food courier in Strasbourg refuses to serve Jews, two kosher restaurant owners say

Two kosher restaurants in Strasbourg said they were declined service by at least one delivery man, who allegedly said he does not want to serve Jews.

Antisemitic graffiti found on the walls of local football stadium

Antisemitic graffiti was discovered on the walls of the premises of the Château football stadium, in the town of Cognin (Savoie). The town has lodged a complaint and wants an investigation to be opened.

Macron criticised over comments on antisemitic figure Philippe Pétain

French President Emmanuel Macron was criticised for comments he made about Marshal Philippe Pétain, suggesting that one must separate his heroism during World War I from his acts during World War II.

“It’s our turn!” French youths unite against antisemitism and racism

A group of young French Jews and Muslims set out on a nationwide awareness campaign in a bid to open up an unfiltered dialogue and a united front against antisemitism and racism.

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