Uproar over French yellow vest 'dirty Jew' abuse of philosopher


Veteran French academic philosopher and media commentator Alain Finkielkraut, a member of the prestigious Académie Française, was filmed this weekend being insulted by a group of 'yellow vest' protestors during a chance encounter on the streets of Paris, when he was the subject of anti-Semitic abuse from some marchers of the movement against falling living standards and the political establishment. 

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President Macron led a chorus of outrage against a number of 'yellow-vest' demonstrators who screamed anti-Semitic insults in Paris at a 69-year-old philosopher during the 14th rolling weekend of street protests this wezekend, reports The Times.