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  1/29/2013, Shevat 18, 5773

France's Education Minister: We'll Fight Anti-Semitism


France’s Education Minister, Vincent Peillon, said on Monday that his country would mercilessly fight any form of racism or anti-Semitism. Kol Yisrael radio quoted Peillon as saying that 70 years after the Holocaust, Jewish children were murdered in France this past year because of their religion.

The French minister made the comments during a rally in Paris marking 70 years since the Holocaust. The guest of honor at the rally was Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, who launched a new exhibition which documents his country's saving Jews during the Holocaust.