Tuesday, 17 March 2015

"It is disquieting, but no longer unusual, to hear Jews of North African descent express affinity for the National Front."

That is from here.

I recommend following the link. However, all I need to say is Toulouse, Malmo, Anne Frank House, Jewish Museum of Belgium ... and then you know what it's about. It's horrible, you've heard it all before and it's horrible that you've heard it all before. The bit that was new to me was the cross-ethnic north African connections: "Many of Bensemhoun’s patients are North African Muslims. “These are people like me, who were born there,” he told me outside the school’s synagogue. “We speak the same language, literally”—he says he and his patients move easily between Arabic and French—“and we understand each other in very deep ways. ...”"

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