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French Jews removing their children from public schools for fear of anti-Semitism

In a recent video by VICE News, Robert Ejness, the head of the French Jewish community's umbrella organisation said that Jews "are very worried and they are questioning the future of their children in this country."

He explained that in 1970 only 7,000 French children attended Jewish schools. Today, there are 35,000 Jewish children in Jewish schools in France. On top of that, another 35,000 Jewish children attend private Christian schools, showing that the Christian school environment is safe and welcoming for Jewish children.

"One of the issues," Ejness explains "is the integration of the Muslim population, essentially the Muslim population that has arrived in France in the last 20 or 30 years, which has not been integrated, which has refused also to be integrated in the French system."

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