Jewish teacher in Paris has nose broken, swastika drawn on chest

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France, like all of Europe, is once again unsafe for Jews, which is why they are fleeing. I cannot begin to understand why one Jew would have remained after World War II. Europe has a problem and it never fixed it.

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The attack occurred on Thursday night, according to a report by the Drancy-based Bureau for National Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism, a watchdog group known as BNVCA.

“They pressed him to the wall and hit his face, around the eyes and on his chest,” the report said. The blows broke his nose and deformed it, according to the report.

“One of the perpetrators opened the victim’s shirt and with a black marker drew a swastika on the man’s bare chest,” BNVCA president Sammy Ghozlan wrote in the BNVCA report. (Times of Israel)

This vicious attack comes on the heels of the anniversary of the slaughter of Jewish children and a rabbi (photo above) at a Jewish Day School in Toulouse, France by a devout Muslim. At a memorial on Wednesday to mark the Toulouse attack, the French Interior Minister Manuel Valls called the extreme anti-Zionism appearing in French media and public discourse “an invitation to anti-Semitism.”

I have written extensively on this. The Holocaust, while it was a German initiative, was carried out by every nation in Europe, save for the Danes. There were Dutch Nazis, Polish Nazis — Europe as a continent decided it was a good idea to get rid of the Jews. Holland had the highest rate of collaboration with the Nazis, higher than any other country in Western Europe. 95% of Dutch Jews were murdered.

The lesson the Europeans took away from the aftermath of WW2 was insidious. Caroline Glick, in an interview I had with her years ago, said, “The lesson that Europe had decided to avail itself to in the aftermath of Auschwitz, was not that evil is bad and that they behaved like monsters but rather that everything was caused by nationalism and therefore what we really need to do is have a European Union that will obviate our need for nationalism so that we can become this transnational gobbletygook and we’ll all get together and therefore we won’t have another Auschwitz.

“But really the lesson should have been is that we were evil and we have to be good. And that is the lesson we have to learn and and we have to be able and willing to make moral distinctions and stand up for the good and fight evil and that is something the Europeans refuse to do.”

They are constantly having memorials to dead Jews, while condemning Israel for every act of of self defense, no matter how benign it is, on behalf of innocent Jewish citizens.

Nationalism isn’t bad. American nationalism wasn’t bad, has never been bad. British nationalism hasn’t been bad. French nationalism isn’t bad. Polish nationalism isn’t bed. Czech nationalism wasn’t bad.

The thing that was bad was that Germany decided to embrace madness and evil as its central unifying characteristic under the Nazis. That is what the problem was; it was not nationalism per se. And it’s still not nationalism.

They took all the wrong lessons from WW2 and are applying them, while ignoring the only lesson that’s really relevant from WW2 — which is that you have to choose good and defend good and fight with the intention of defeating evil.

I attribute the rise in European anti-Semitism to the rapid growth of Muslim minorities throughout the continent. Levels of anti-Semitism among Muslim minority populations in Europe are exceedingly high.

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Jewish teacher in Paris has nose broken, swastika drawn on chest (thanks to Tom Gross)
In the latest in a series of vicious anti-Semitic assaults in France, a Jewish teacher was attacked in Paris on Thursday evening by a gang screaming “Death to the Jews” and “Dirty Jew”.

The teacher, who was wearing a Jewish skullcap and was exiting a kosher restaurant on Manin Street in Paris’ 19th arrondissement, near the Gare du Nord train station, was pressed against the wall, and repeatedly punched in the face and chest.

His nose was broken in the assault. “One of the perpetrators opened the victim’s shirt and with a black marker drew a swastika on the man’s bare chest,” Jewish leader Sammy Ghozlan told the JTA (Jewish Telegraphic Agency) and other media. It would have been worse had some passersby not screamed at the perpetrators that they were calling the police. The perpetrators then ran off.

The full name of the traumatized victim is being withheld for his own protection.

There were hundreds of anti-Semitic attacks recorded in France last year, resulting in thousands of French Jews emigrating in fear to the relative safety of Israel.

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  • John Doe

    In fairness Pamela, if I was Jewish I would probably prefer to live in Europe than Israel. I’m sure we both agree they have a right to live wherever they like. I think Europe needs to change to protect Jews and not let them get persecuted again.

    I hope this time dealing with the fascism of Islam, Europe will have learned it’s lesson. Frankly even if it doesn’t, I think if we get enough people together and have a civil war against muslims, that’ll solve the problem as well. All this nicey-niceyness with muslims isn’t going to do much good in the end with the way we’re headed.

    Though in fairness, anti-Islamic parties are rising-maybe they might succeed before war becomes necessary.

    • Pray Hard

      “I think Europe needs to change to protect Jews and not let them get persecuted again.”

      Wrong. Read my post.

  • IslamisInsane<666

    People that commit these kinds of acts are the dregs of society. The argument expressed in this act is a punch and some hateful graffiti. Well thank you so much for your valuable input, I’m sure it will go far in resolving our societal differences. Maybe after your mommy feeds your hungry self, you can crawl out of her basement and expand on that a little bit, perhaps a crafty grunt or gurgle?

    Listen good. We don’t want your kind in our society. You are not helping anyone, you are hurting us all, yourself included. You accomplish nothing good with this gratuitous violence. Neither Jews, nor Muslims, nor Christians or anyone body else deserves that kind of treatment. This is what we are fighting against, this is what we are trying to solve. I’m against Islam because I believe–I know–it has aspects that are not compatible with my nation’s values and democracy. But if I were to commit acts of violence as did these buffoons then I contradict my own mission. And I say, that anyone that does these acts is not fighting for anything good, but only sinking deeper into a self-destructive hatred that helps no one.

    We should fight with words. It’s far less bloody, and the change far more meaningful.

    • Edday Stedday

      The first thing the muslims would dislike about your post is that you lumped them in together with other religions/ideals. In their warped twisted minds they are better than the rest of us. There is no fighting these people with words. They hate us and they intend to dominate by whatever means is available to them. It’s written in their holy book. They don’t want to talk, they want to cut our heads off. You are correct when you state they are not compatible. What kind of a society places women on a lower status than men? (much much lower) They are infatuated with sex to the point of being sick with it. They accuse we westerners of sick and evil lifestyles, and agreed, we have many sick and evil men and women in our societies, but we don’t make laws to allow men to prey on little children to satisfy their unforgivable lust for them. Their prophet was exactly one of those people and to justify his unforgivable crimes against children he declared it as his gods will.
      England is a let down. They have allowed parts of sharia into their legal system. What on earth is going on? They have declared war on the west and yet facets of our society keep letting them have their way.
      There is one politician who keeps standing up to them; his name is Geert Wilders. We need to be taking his advice. Thanks Pam Geller for getting the much needed information out to us.

      • IslamisInsane<666

        Geert Wilders is awesome. And I think he would agree, and has stated, that he does not support this kind of violence. And for good reason, it won’t solve the problem. If anything it will make it worse. I’m not saying one can’t get the results they want through violence, sometimes you can. But in regard to Islam in Europe and Britain, it’s folly to think that these kinds of attacks will rid us of all Muslims or improve relations with those that stay.

        I’ll give you a violence that might work, cut off their welfare! Deport the criminals! Stop immigration from Islamic countries! Insist they respect our customs and values as their native countries demand of us! And insist the leftists stop pandering their every whine with self-debasing compromises. These are practical solutions that could work, whereas indiscriminate violence will only breed more violence and dissension, and it still won’t solve the problem. Even if we took the violent route, we still would need to employ those practical methods I mentioned to effect any lasting change anyway…right?

    • Pray Hard

      You’re dreaming.

      • IslamisInsane<666

        On the contrary, I am wide awake. Those that think a handful of violent right-wingers are going to expel millions of Muslims from Europe with bats and spray paint, they are the ones that are dreaming. If anything they weaken our cause against evil Islam, because we become guilty by association. The general population looks at their worst example and sees our rational, non-violent arguments as somehow the inspiration for that right-wing violence. And then Muslims reinforce that assumption by saying, “See, they’re all just a bunch of racist thugs!”

        Change has to come through good government and sound argument to be lasting and effective. And if that doesn’t work, then get back to me, and we’ll go buy some bats. ;)

        • famouswolf

          ‘good government and sound argument’!
          You have got to be kidding me. With MOSLEMS?!?
          I thought you were a sane individual, not so much now. My bats gonna be in front of me from the get go, pal.

          • IslamisInsane<666

            Yes, I said it and I meant it. I’m not saying we could ever sway the Muslims to our way of thinking with good argument, they are beyond hope. I mean OUR people, our politicians, we must convince them of the threat with good argument, that’s what I mean. And since when did it become unfashionable to denounce this kind of thuggery? I decry senseless violence and I’M no longer “sane”? Whatever. If there are others that want to take that route, then you won’t see me stopping them, but I sure as hell am not going to walk with ‘em.

          • famouswolf

            You don’t fight them, you will have to ‘walk with them’.
            Like Sarah Palin would say, ‘buck up or get out of the truck’. I’m finished with you.

          • IslamisInsane<666

            Sounds to me like you’re finished with yourself. I hope you get well soon. And good luck with that Neo-Nazi thing you must be working on. It might come in handy when you’re in prison. ;)

    • Pray Hard

      If you seriously believe that you can solve problems with Muslims by talking to them, I suggest you read Pamela’s articles for a few more years. Apparently, you’ve drunk way too much of the liberal Kool-Aid and need to drink a lot of plain water to excrete it. You can’t turn the other cheek to a Muslim unless you want your head lying on the ground. Once Muslims have you in dialogue, you’ve already lost.

      • IslamisInsane<666

        So what are you saying, that we should all grab a bunch of bats and start busting some baby-Muslim heads? Seriously, are you that NUTS! In the first place, the vast majority of Muslims are basically good people like you and me. If I go out and crack their heads then I’m a terrorist just like those that flew into the towers. You don’t see the failure in that strategy? And let me tell you, don’t think I wouldn’t like to bust some Muslim heads now and then, I truly would. But first, I would fail as a human being, and second, I would have done nothing to solve the problem.

        If war with Muslims were EVIDENTLY a call to “manifest destiny,” then that might be different. Or if I need to use “equal force” in an attack on myself or family, then of course I would do what ever it took. Those exceptions aside, I see no occasion as of yet for becoming a violent thug or murderer.

        • IslamisInsane<666

          And I want to add one more thing as long as I’m here. My observation has been that many, if not most, of those blockheads that commit these random acts of brutality aren’t really concerned about the issues anyway. Typically they are rejects of society who feel cheated and hateful, and simply want to vent their rage upon any convenient target. They like the camaraderie their hate-club provides, it makes them feel accepted and strong. Their mission does not extend beyond their own selfish need for social acceptance and feelings of power. Their message in these attacks is more a statement of their own pathetic existence than an effective method to affect change.

          • IslamisInsane<666

            Those that talk about slaughtering Muslims, or gassing Muslims, or any other kind of Muslim genocide, are not really thinking of, or offering, anything substantive in regard to the issue, but are only venting stinky fumes. It sounds strong and expedient, but in truth it’s the opposite. There’s nothing in such talk that offers any real-world solution to the problem. Those comments will usually get the “thumbs up” over the rational posts because they appeal to the baser, visceral side where our worst hate and anger is stored. But in the end, such people do the least for our cause, for they are paper tigers spewing empty roars, rather than reasoned solutions.

          • IslamisInsane<666

            Yeah, I’m talking too much. I’ll take a break and rest my mouth. :)

          • famouswolf

            Good idea.

      • IslamisInsane<666

        I HAVE known a few, there are some locally that I deal with on a regular basis. They have all been nice to me. My barber is a Muslim; I’ve had coworkers who are Muslims; the guys at the corner store are Muslims, and I tell you, they have all treated me with the utmost respect. I took a cab last week, and it was a Muslim driver. I didn’t have enough for the fare, so he drove me the last several miles at his own expense. I told him, I owe you, but he said “forget it.” I know that’s not earth shattering kindness, but it sure beats busting heads.

        It’s not real life to just paint all Muslims as evil scum. It’s not that simple. But it seems inevitable, more Muslims means more trouble. The Islamic agenda is creeping into every aspect of our lives. And so, even though there are nice Muslims, I also know that as more Muslims attain political power, and more of them “get in,” the worse the problems will be.

        So I am like you, in that I too want to stop the Muslim advance. But I’m not about to commit gratuitous acts of violence on the “nice” Muslims in order achieve that goal. And if that doesn’t make sense to you, then there really is nothing left to talk about.

        • IslamisInsane<666

          Sorry, I posted that to the wrong person.

    • famouswolf

      I’m afraid violence will be necessary. I hope not much, but I really don’t think any of us who are willing to fight this thing are going to walk away with hands innocent of blood.
      If you can’t stand the heat…
      It’s just the way it is, and that especially with moslems. If you have ever actually known many then you will know what I mean…

      • IslamisInsane<666

        I HAVE known a few, there are some locally that I deal with on a
        regular basis. They have all been nice to me. My barber is a Muslim; I’ve had coworkers who are Muslims; the guys at the corner store are Muslims, and I tell you, they have all treated me with the utmost respect. I took a cab last week and it was a Muslim driver. I didn’t have enough for the fare, so he drove me the last several miles at his own expense. I told him, I owe you, but he said “forget it.” I know that’s not earth shattering kindness, but it sure beats busting heads.

        It’s not real life to just paint all Muslims as evil scum. It’s not
        that simple. But it seems inevitable, more Muslims means more trouble. The Islamic agenda is creeping into every aspect of our lives. And so, even though there are nice Muslims, I also know that as more Muslims attain political power, and more of them “get in,” the worse the problems will be.

        So I am like you, in that I too want to stop the Muslim advance. But
        I’m not about to commit gratuitous acts of violence on the “nice”
        Muslims in order achieve that goal. And if that doesn’t make sense to you, then there really is nothing left to talk about.

        • famouswolf

          Yeah, it’s called taqqiya. YOU are the sucker.
          No, you are NOT like me. Yeah, we have nothing at all to talk about. Stay the hell out of my (and others like me) way when the shit hits the fan.

          • IslamisInsane<666

            The shit has already hit the fan, Pal, and you’re on the wrong side of it. ;)

  • Maxime-Etienne de Gier

    My late mother was French Jewish and told us (my twin brother and my sister) never to trust the French.

  • Maxime-Etienne de Gier

    My late mother was Jewish and French and she told us, me and my late twin brother and my older sister never to trust the French!

    • Pray Hard

      What does that have to do with anything? Will that help you to protect yourself from assault?

  • Confused

    How come Pamela never mentions that many of these anti semitic attacks are carried out by non Muslims? Is it only important to note the criminal if they are Muslim? Just because these anti Semitic criminals are not Muslim does not mean that their identities and backgrounds are unimportant.

    • famouswolf

      The inference is there. She is just pointing out that the increase of moslem immigrants coincides with the rise in attacks on Jews.
      Also it’s obvious most of the killing in WW2, such as the 95% death rate of Jews in Holland wasn’t due to moslems. The gist of it is that Europe has a hate on for Jews in general and can’t get over it, and moslems are simply making it much worse.

  • Pray Hard

    One of my first karate instructors was T. B. “Tex” Bailey. He was the director of filming fake wrestling for Channel 11 in Fort Worth. One night, Tex was walking to his car after the show and felt a hand on his left shoulder. The next thing he remembered was waking up in the parking lot with gravel embedded in his face and his wallet, watch and ring gone. Tex was in his late 40′s when this happened. The next thing Tex did was start taking karate lessons. When I met him he was in his mid to late 50′s and was a third degree black belt. Nobody ever mugged Tex again.

    I’m tired of listening to people whine about getting assaulted. Learn to protect yourselves and prevail in armed and unarmed combat. You’re never too old and it’s never too late unless you’re killed in the assault. Start today. The Muslims are training. What are you doing?

    Rest in peace, Tex, and thanks for everything.

    • IslamisInsane<666

      Not all Muslims are muggers or killers, but are only stupid or weak sheep that follow the leaders who are. How should we train to fight THOSE Muslims?

  • Dual citizenship is treason

    The real shame is I can’t write how I really feel about this ! There is no freedom of speech when it comes to jews or israel !