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        12/28/2013, Tevet 25, 5774

      'Anti-Semitic' Comedian Faces French Ban

      Controversial French comedian Dieudonné M'bala M'bala is facing a ban by French authorities, who say he has gone "too far" in promoting anti-Semitism and holocaust denial. The most recent allegations against Dieudonné came when a hidden camera recorded him making anti-Semitic comments during a performance at his theater. Referring to French Jewish radio journalist Patrick Cohen, he said "Me, you see, when I hear Patrick Cohen speak, I think to myself: ‘Gas chambers…too bad [they no longer exist]," according to France 24.