3/28/12, "Vigilance call after French Jews hit by new attacks," BBC
"There has been a call for vigilance in France after an assault on a Jewish boy, the latest anti-Semitic incident reported since the Toulouse massacre.
Teenagers punched the boy, 12, in the back of the head and beat him, calling him a "dirty Jew" in the attack near a Jewish school in south-eastern Paris....
School human resources director Katia Normal said the attackers were two boys a couple of years older than the victim, and that they had chanted anti-Semitic slogans.
Speaking to the Associated Press news agency, Mr Amoyelle said: "There was a feeling of solidarity for our schools after this drama [in Toulouse].
"Now I fear that this has provoked a hostile reaction, shown by the attitude of these boys who called him dirty Jew and beat him up....
Other apparently anti-Semitic incidents have been reported in France since the Merah attacks
- Five bullet-holes were found in a window of the Yitzhak-Rabin music school in Sarcelles, Paris, apparently aimed at a poster advertising a rally outside a synagogue
- A night club owner in Dijon reported receiving death threats and a demand for money by email from someone claiming to be from al-Qaeda and referring to the Merah killings
- Three teenage boys reportedly wrote pro-Merah graffiti on an information board opposite the great synagogue in Toulouse
- Obscene anti-Semitic graffiti was found on a wall in Sartrouville in the Paris area
In the southern city of Nice, at least 31 Jewish graves were found desecrated on Friday, with metal Stars of David either torn off or twisted.
The vandalism occurred some time after 13 March, when the cemetery was last inspected.
Listing the incidents on the French Jewish blog JSS News, Deborah Coen asked if French Jews might not feel safer living in Israel."
Ed. note: The BBC will never change. At this late date it still hopes some problems are due to "extreme nationalists, rather than Islamists."