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Hollande: We'll Do All for Security of French Jews

President Francois Hollande of France said, Sunday, that his country would do all it could so that its Jewish citizens could live safely and peacefully there. During a speech at a memorial observance marking the roundup of the Jews of Paris and their being sent to the Nazi death camps, Hollande declared that the French government would fight Antisemitism since not to do so is to accept it.

Hollande added that generations of blindness and lies allowed the Holocaust to happen, and noted that its memory must be memorialized and taught in every school in France. After the ceremony, the president said that even today, a threat hovers over the Jewish people and the state of Israel.

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