Eva Saban, a close relative of one of those killed during the terrorist attack at a Paris supermarket Hyper Cacher, had made aliyah and is now a citizen of Israel. She admitted to reporters that the move was triggered by the fear of ultra-Orthodox Jew no longer feels safe being in France.
About it writes on Wednesday, July 19, the newspaper The Jerusalem Post.
Saban is one of 150 French Jews aged from one month to 77 years, which landed Tuesday at the airport Ben-Gurion. Relocation funded organization «the International fellowship of Christians and Jews» (International Fellowship of Christians and Jews).
According to their statistics, 80% of French Jews arrive in Israel from the Paris suburbs, home to many Muslims. They argue that there are subjected to threats and persecution.
«We had thought about aliyah, but after the attack at Hyper Cacher last doubts have disappeared. We live in fear. Our children who go to Hebrew school, take off when going outside the pile. We are confident that we did the right thing, and pray for the welfare of children», – leads edition of the words of Eva, whose brother-in-law, Philip Braham was one of four Jews killed during the attack on the Paris supermarket.
Note that today, from France arrives a record number of immigrants among the countries of the West. Since 2000, Israel has moved 10% of the French Jewish community, and half of them came in the last five years.
Recall that the victims of a series of terrorist attacks in Paris and the suburbs of the French capital, committed in January 2016, were 17 people. At least six of them were Jews.