The New Exodus
The four Jews killed in an attack on a kosher market in Paris will be buried in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced and, despite absurd leftist hysteria about “Islamophobia,” we need not doubt who is targeted by the real climate of hate in France:
A survey of French Muslims in 2014 found a community seething with anti-Semitism. Sixty-seven percent said “yes” when asked whether Jews had too much power over France’s economy. Sixty-one percent believed Jews had too much power in France’s media.
The rabbi happened to be walking out of the synagogue with his wife. After dispensing with the facts of my Jewish background and American citizenship, I promptly asked, “What’s the situation?” Our shared patrimony obviated any need for further elaboration; as a European Jew addressing an American one, he knew exactly at what I was aiming. “There is no future for Jews in France,” he said.
If the Rabbi is right, and I fear he is, then it means that there is no future for Jews in Europe. For France is home to the continent’s largest Jewish community, numbered at over half a million. But it is declining rapidly. Emigration to Israel from France doubled in 2014 from 3,400 to 7,000 people. According to Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption, the number of Jews leaving Western Europe for the Jewish State increased 88 percent last year.
The Jew-haters are winning, in France as everywhere else, because the West’s intellectual elite are dishonest, decadent and cowardly.
(Hat-tip: Allahpundit at Hot Air.)
First published at TheOtherMcCain.com
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