Wednesday, December 28, 2016

France singling out Israel is on Wiesenthal Center's top ten worst anti-semitic/anti-Israel incidents in 2016

Via the Simon Wiesenthal Center:

France is third on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's 2016 top ten worst anti-semitic/anti-Israel incidents
Against a backdrop of devastating and murderous Islamist terrorist attacks, continued targeting of French Jewry, and reports of the refusal of some Muslim police officers to guard synagogues, the French government became the first member of the European Union to implement the requirement of labels on all Israeli goods produced beyond the Jewish state’s 1967 borders.  
Labels such as “Product from the “Golan Heights” or “West Bank” must now must include from “Occupied Areas.” However, goods from those areas not produced by Israelis may continue to say “product of Palestine”.  
The Israeli Foreign Ministry blasted the unfair double standard saying, “It is puzzling and disturbing that France adopts a double standard in relation to Israel, while ignoring 200 territorial con icts currently taking place around the world....”
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