2 Jewish men attacked leaving synagogue outside Paris just after Brussels killings


After Saturday evening’s Brussels Attack when 4 Jews were shot dead, 2 Jews were attacked leaving a synagogue outside Paris.

French police ordered to increase security at Jewish establishments after wave of European anti-Semitism.



France’s interior minister says that two Jewish men have been attacked as they left a synagogue in the Paris area.

French Jews marching in Paris in March 2012.

French Jews marching in Paris in March 2012.- Photo: Reuters

Bernard Caseneuve ordered police around France to increase security at Jewish houses of worship and other Jewish establishments, according to a statement Sunday.

There were no immediate details on the Saturday night attack on two men leaving the synagogue in Creteil, southeast of Paris.

The attack came hours after a deadly attack on the Jewish Museum of Brussels that left four people, including an Israeli couple.

Belgian police have arrested a suspect and were searching for a second.


Israel and Stuff contributed to this report.

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