|Cropped fromTimes of Israel photo|
Read more here and here (Hat tip: reader Jean)
And below is a disturbing snippet from a longer article about the great Greek-founded French city of Marseilles, where incidentally a couple of fondly recalled penpals of mine (one Jewish, one Catholic) lived when we were teenagers and a certain Charles de Gaulle governed France.
(I wonder what Sylvie and Nicole are thinking about the current situation in their increasingly islamified native city, where Islamic and socialist elements are apparently locked in an incongruous embrace):
'La Marseillaise, France’s National Anthem, got its name when volunteer revolutionaries from Marseille sang the song. Now Marseille is at the center of a new revolution. The Islamic Revolution. Muslim volunteers from France have been identified training with the Taliban and after Mohammed Merah’s massacre at a Jewish school, a group of Jews in Marseille were attacked by Muslim men shouting, “Vive Mohamed Merah, F— the Jews, Palestine will win.”
As in 1994, Allah Akbar has become the new Marseillaise, replacing the song of the Army of the Republic, with the guttural cry of the Caliphate eager to be born.'Read the rest here