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French Prime Minister: Anti-Semitism In France Is ‘Ancient Hate’ With ‘New Masks’

TEL AVIV – In the wake of attacks against European Jews following President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Sunday condemned “well-rooted” anti-semitism in his own country, adding that “the ideology of hate” was “alive” and causing French Jews to immigrate to Israel out of fear.

France's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe speaks during a press conference with his Moroccan counterpart Saad-Eddine El Othmani, in Rabat, Morocco, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Philippe is in Morocco to try to reinvigorate trade with the North African kingdom, as the former French protectorate increasingly positions itself as an economic pillar …

Netanyahu Slams European ‘Hypocrisy’ On Trump’s Jerusalem Move

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed European “hypocrisy” and “double standards,” saying EU leaders were quick to condemn President Donald Trump for his recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital but remained silent in the face of retaliatory rocket attacks into Israel from Gaza.

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Abbas To Snub Vice President Mike Pence During Upcoming Visit

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during the latter’s visit to the region later this month in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Trump signs Jerusalem (Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty)