October 30, 2019

An individual uttering antisemitic remarks tries to break into a Jewish school in Nice

Source: sputniknews

Nice - an attempt to intrude into a Jewish school was undertaken in Nice, according to a statement by Christian Estrosi. The mayor called it an intolerable act.

On the morning of Tuesday, October 29, an individual attempted to enter Nice's Or Torah Jewish School with threats and antisemitic remarks, Christian Estrosi announced via Twitter.

Expelled by the guardian of the establishment, he would have uttered threats and anti-Semitic remarks, said the mayor of Nice, adding that "the children were immediately put in security" and that the agents of the municipal police as well as national " quickly intervened.

Mr Estrosi denounced "these intolerable acts", saying that he could not tolerate someone entering a school and making such comments.
He praised the professionalism of the agents and the coolness and courage of the guardian.

The individual was arrested a little later at his home and placed in custody.

This attempt to intrude occurred against the backdrop of a rise in antisemitism in Europe.

In the wake of a deadly attack in front of a synagogue in the German city of Halle, journalist Gnaan Liphshiz, Europe correspondent for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, reported that "German and European Jews generally feel less and less secure. And that the atmosphere of antisemitic violence drove them to flee the continent.