Anti-semitic Incident in Dijon

Anti-Semitic inscriptions appeared last Friday morning on Jewish owned shops and institutions in Dijon. Police said some 50 buildings were daubed with such slogans as “Jews out of France” and “The SS have returned.” Members of the small Jewish community in Dijon said they had never had any trouble with their neighbors. The local district governor ordered police to organize special watches at night to protect Jewish owned property in Dijon.

A day earlier, several thousand demonstrators massed in the Paris Latin Quarter to protest the explosion which wrecked a Jewish student canteen in the Quarter and injured 26 people last Tuesday The-demonstrators called on the French government to oust the Palestine Liberation Organization representatives from France, but police officials tended to blame local extremists, either neo-fascists or left-wing anarchists, for the attack.

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