«Cazeneuve was "severely critical" of the attack, and the Créteil prosecutor opened an investigation pointing to the apparent antisemetic nature of the attack.....
Creteil Mayor, Laurent Cathala, charged that the "aggression is anti-Semitic, it is indisputable."
In comment on the synagogue attack, President François Hollande said "France wants all the Jews of France to feel perfectly safe and quiet."
Albert Elharrar, president of the Jewish community in Créteil, is still in shock.
"I have been in contact with the Créteil police commissioner since 11 pm Saturday night," he said. "Unfortunately, it is always the Jewish community that is targeted."
According to Elharrar, the two brothers, Créteil residents, were praying quietly. The little brother was able to defend himself, but the older one was taken down by brass knuckles to the eye.»
«In June, Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky announced that French aliyah (emigration to Israel) will surpass 5,000 individuals by the end of 2014, an all-time record and a full 1 percent of the 500,000-person French Jewish community. Never before has such a large proportion of a Western Jewish community made aliyah in a single year. »Paris Jewish Community in Shock Over Rape, Home Invasion 'Because You Are Jews' | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com