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May 7, 2004
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Leaders of France’s main religious groups attended a ceremony near a Jewish cemetery in France. Thursday’s ceremony took place after swastikas and Nazi slogans were scrawled on more than 100 tombstones at the site last week. Addressing the gathering, France’s chief rabbi, Joseph Sitruk, said anti-Semitism is not simply a Jewish problem and that all of France should “mobilize to stamp out this scourge.”

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