Tolerance.ca
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Knife Attack Ignites Debate About Jewish Skullcaps in France

Standing outside a small synagogue in northeastern Paris, Israel Nessim raised his bowler hat to reveal his skullcap underneath. “We have obligations in terms of our religion, we have to wear the kippah,” he said.  “Even if we don't wear one, we'll always be attacked.  We’ll always be recognized as Jews.” Nessim’s thoughts are adding to a growing debate among France’s half-a-million strong Jewish community, after an apparently jihadist-motivated attack Monday against...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter