Siegmund Listwa had spent five and a half years in concentration camps during World War II, including two years at Auschwitz. This week marks 75 years since the Nazis’ most well-known extermination camp was liberated by the Soviets.
'We don't know why they attack (the graves), they are dead,' said one local in the community near Strasbourg.
The office will coordinate police and judicial work to hold responsible those who commit anti-semitic, islamophobic, and anti-christian hate crimes, France's interior minister Christophe Castaner said.
The Anti-Defamation League said this year's numbers nearly matched the first six months of 2018.
Catch the full episode of Wednesday's Raw Politics
A Belgian MEP and a hate speech advisor debate over who's right.
A carnival float at a parade in Belgium has caused outrage for displaying giant caricatures of Jews sitting on bags of money.
Viktor Orban rejected claims from the German newspaper Die Welt Am Sonntag that the posters had used anti-Semitic undertones. Orban accused the author of projecting German attitudes on the billboards.
The stone used to lie in a synagogue at the same location which the Nazis burnt down in 1940.
French authorities have opened an investigation on Saturday (March 2), into the vandalisation of a memorial stone marking the site of Strasbourg's Old Synagogue, which was destroyed by the Nazis during World War Two.
All this and more in Thursday night's full episode of Raw Politics.
The resurgence of anti-semitism in France brought thousands of people onto the streets last night to demonstrate support for the Jewish community including two former French presidents.
Thousands of people rallied across France after a surge of anti-Semitic attacks in recent weeks that culminated on Tuesday with vandals daubing swastikas and anti-Jewish slogans on dozens of graves in a Jewish cemetery.
Joan Ryan said the party had become “infected with the scourge of anti-Jewish racism.”