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  •  Yes and it's been true for years. (2+ / 0-)
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    Here are just a few references:

    Anti-Semitic attacks jump in France (dated 2007)
    http://uk.reuters.com/...

    Alarm over rise in anti-Semitic incidents in Europe
    Saturday, March 22, 2003:
    http://www.sfgate.com/...

    France Condemns Anti-Semitic Attack:
    http://query.nytimes.com/...

    The government has reported more anti-Semitic incidents for the first half of 2004 than for all of 2003.

    French Jews' immigration at highest level in 30 years  
    By The Associated Press  

    Jewish immigration to Israel from France - where anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise - has reached its highest level in more than three decades, immigration officials said Tuesday. The Jewish Agency, a quasi-governmental organization, said 2,236 French Jews immigrated between January and the end of October 2004, up from 1,860 during the same period in 2003 and higher than the full-year figure for any year since 1972 when 2,356 French immigrants arrived.

    http://www.haaretz.com/...

    More official statistics are available from Jewish organizations that combat anti-semitism, but since those often aren't regarded as credible sources here, I've listed just a few of the many news articles about anti-semitism in France.

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