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Salute furore

Thursday, January 02, 2014

JERUSALEM - French footballer Nicolas Anelka's use of a salute dubbed anti-Semitic in a celebration of a weekend goal in England has sparked a storm in Israel.

Politicians and newspaper commentators alike saw it as a new sign of rising anti-Semitism in Europe, where France has not been immune from a rise in support for the far right.