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French officials decry rioters who target synagogue, Jewish shops
French officials decry rioters who target synagogue, Jewish shops

French politicians across the political divide on Monday denounced pro-Palestinian rioters who attacked a synagogue and Jewish-owned shops in a Paris suburb. Hours after the Sunday night clashes between riot police and demonstrators angered at Israel's invasion of Gaza, ministers and opposition members of the French Parliament united to castigate what Prime Minister Manuel Valls said were "intolerable" acts that were clearly anti-Semitic. "To attack a synagogue and a kosher grocery store is quite simply anti-Semitism and racism," Valls said during an official visit to the southeast of France on Monday. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve went to the scene of...

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