When All Is Said and Done in France...

French Jews will move to Israel.

French Jewish supporters of Israel at a July demonstration in Paris. EREZ LICHTFELD/SIPA via AP.

French Jewish supporters of Israel at a July demonstration in Paris. EREZ LICHTFELD/SIPA via AP.

Robert S. Wistrich
Response
Oct. 29 2014
About the author

Robert S. Wistrich is professor of Jewish history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he heads the Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism. He is the author of A Lethal Obsession: Anti-Semitism from Antiquity to the Global Jihad (2010).


I thank the four respondents to my Mosaic essay for their perceptive remarks. Their comments provide me with a welcome opportunity to clarify parts of my analysis about the Jewish situation in contemporary France.

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