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Paris Beach Event Honoring Tel Aviv Sparks Controversy

Hundreds of police were out in force in Paris, where a beach event honoring the Israeli city of Tel Aviv sparked controversy and a rival event supporting Gaza.   Along with the beach umbrellas and the sunbathers, politics was on display in downtown Paris.  Women brandishing an Israeli flag danced to Jewish music.  People waited patiently in line in front of a truck advertising “peace food” and selling falafel and other Middle Eastern specialties.  The city’s annual...

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