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December 3, 2001
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French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin expressed his “determination” to combat anti-Semitism. Speaking at a dinner Saturday hosted by CRIF, the umbrella group of secular French Jewish organizations, Jospin said he had instructed his interior minister to be “especially vigilant” about the threat of anti-Semitic acts. CRIF President Roger Cukierman said tensions in France’s 600,000-strong Jewish community have worsened since a series of attacks on synagogues last year.

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