Promote quality journalism
JNS PRESS +
Republish JNS content
Username / Email
Don't have an account?
Sign up here
France’s reputation is at stake again over the murder of Sarah Halimi
France’s leaders should expect to undergo the trial of international public scrutiny if this sadistic, anti-Semitic killer is sent to a psychiatric hospital instead of answering for his crimes.
Suspect in anti-Semitic murder of French woman found unfit to stand trial
Psychiatrists say Kobili Traore, who allegedly killed neighbor Sarah Halimi in Paris because she was Jewish, is not responsible for his actions • French Jews outraged, say evaluation designed to avoid trial and obscure anti-Semitic motive.
The Sephardi Perspective
A double whammy for the Jews of France
France does not want to admit that its terrorism problem has ideological roots. It prefers to blame economic grievances, despair or mental illness.
No hate of Halimi? French won’t see anti-Semitism for what it is
Sarah Halimi’s Jewish affiliation will be, at most, a subsidiary element in a trial that will become a cautionary tale about drug use, rather than the anti-Semitic hatred that has established itself as an integral part of the culture of France’s Muslim immigrant communities.