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Published on 11 February 2019

Antisemitism - Juden' Scrawled Across Bagel Shop in Paris Jewish Quarter

Police are investigating the incident, which French Jewish umbrella group says 'recalls the darkest hours of history'.

Published on February 10th in Haaretz

Police are investigating anti-Semitic graffiti that was found sprayed across a bagel shop in the old Jewish quarter of Paris.

Police in the French capital said Sunday the word "Juden," which is German for Jews, was discovered Saturday as anti-government protesters and police forces clashed in other parts of the city.

The French League Against Racism and Anti-Semitism showed a photograph of the bagel shop graffiti alongside a photo of a Berlin shop that was marked in a similar way in 1938 Germany.

The Representative Council of Jewish Institutions in France, or CRIF, expressed "indignation and anger after the discovery of a revolting anti-Semitic tag on the window of a Bagelstein shop."

The group says it was an "act that recalls the darkest hours of history."

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