European Jews fear for safety a year after museum attack

A police convoy escorts French citizen Mehdi Nemmouche, the alleged gunman in the May 24, 2014 shooting at the Jewish Museum of Belgium that killed four people, to a Brussels court on September 12, 2014A year after a gunman murdered four people at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, Jews across Europe increasingly fear for their safety and warn they are on the frontline of an Islamist war against democracy itself. Since the attack in the Belgian capital on May 24, 2014, Jews have been slain in jihadist attacks in Paris and Copenhagen. “The threat of jihadist attacks in Europe is not limited to the Jewish community,” European Jewish Congress chief Moshe Kantor told AFP.

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