Alain Finkielkraut

Verbal attack on French philosopher new anti-Semitism jolt

PARIS  (AP)  — An upsurge in anti-Semitism in France reached a climax this weekend with a torrent of hate speech directed at a distinguished philosopher during a march of yellow vest protesters, adding to questions about the radicalized fringes of the movement hidden within French society and troubling the nation. Paris judicial authorities opened an … Continue reading Verbal attack on French philosopher new anti-Semitism jolt

Tear gas, hate speech marks 14th yellow vest protest

PARIS  (AP) — Police fired tear gas and brought in water cannons and a horse brigade to disperse several thousand yellow vest protesters Saturday massed near a Paris landmark at the end of a march through the French capital, the 14th straight weekend of demonstrations. Anti-Semitic remarks hurled by a few at a noted philosopher on … Continue reading Tear gas, hate speech marks 14th yellow vest protest