Our thoughts are with those who have lost their lives because of the expression of free thought or due to the fact that they shopped at a kosher food market.
As fate would have it, my second cousin’s son-in law, who used the pseudonym “TIGNOUS,” was one of the four French cartoonists who lost their lives in this horrible event. In a weird coincidence, on another branch of my family tree, a different French cousin lost his friend in the kosher market.
Let’s hope that the world has awakened to this religious fanaticism and bands together to make change for the good of everyone.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said “If the Jews flee, the Republic will be a failure.” He also said, “If 100,000 Jews leave, France will no longer be France.”