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French Jewish Leader Asks Males to Abandon Skullcap After Attack

The leader of the French Jewish community in Marseilles asked men and boys Tuesday to refrain from wearing the traditional skullcap, a day after a teenager attacked a Jewish teacher. Zvi Ammar said his call to abandon the kippah "until better days" caused him great pain. "As soon as we are identified as Jewish, we can be assaulted and even risk death," Ammar told French media. He said he would rather be criticized for his decision by fellow Jews than...

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