French Jews flee Paris suburbs over rising anti-Semitism

By: FE Online | Updated: Tue May 31 2016, 10:36 am

France has the largest Jewish population in Europe, estimated at 500,000 to 600,000 people, and a growing number of them have effectively become internal refugees. People like Alain Benhamou, who decided to move from his home of 40 years after his second break-in, are fleeing insecurity and seeking protection in numbers in an atmosphere they say is increasingly hostile, and often expressed in relation to conflict in the Middle East.