Crif publishes new survey on perceptions of antisemitism in France

On the fifteenth anniversary the kidnapping and murder of Ilan Halimi, the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions in France (Crif),commissioned a survey from Ipsos France around the question of the perception of antisemitism in contemporary France.

The survey was conducted between February 5 and 8, 2021, on a sample of 1,000 people, constituting a representative national sample of the French population ages 18 and over.

Download the findings of the survey here (French)

Among the key findings of the survey, only 69% of people in France have heard of the murder of Ilan Halimi, while 53% think that antisemitism has the same causes as other forms of racist hatred, 88% think that the fight against antisemitism should be prioritised by the government and 38% do not know what antizionism is, while 43% think that antizionism means the desire for the disappearance of the state of Israel.

Crif President Francis Kalifat and IPSOS Director Brice Teinturier commented these findings (French) :




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