Church Official Says Jews at Risk If U.S. Invades Iraq. (World)
Donovan, Gill, National Catholic Reporter
FRANCE: Following the release of a report stating an "improved atmosphere" exists for French Jews, a senior French priest said a U.S. war with Iraq could trigger anti-Semitic attacks in his country. "Compared to the situation two years ago, when there was much more aggression against Jews in France, this report is positive," said Fr. Patrick Debois, head of the French bishops' Commission for Dialogue with Judaism, referring to a report released by France's United Jewish Social Fund and United Jewish Appeal. "But we're frightened a conflict with Iraq could bring a new wave of attacks."
He said anti-Semitism was in with total absorption, off the air. Shocked by the increasing violence around …
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Publication information: Article title: Church Official Says Jews at Risk If U.S. Invades Iraq. (World). Contributors: Donovan, Gill - Author. Magazine title: National Catholic Reporter. Volume: 39. Issue: 15 Publication date: February 14, 2003. Page number: 8. © 2009 National Catholic Reporter. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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