Landmark Paris synagogue closes on Shabbat for first time since World War II – International – Jerusalem Post

“Friday’s closure marks the first time since World War II the synagogue, a Paris landmark, was not open for worship on the sabbath, according to the Orthodox Union.

“The Jewish community feels itself on the edge of a seething volcano,” said Dr. Shimon Samuels, the Paris-based director for international relations at the Simon Wiesenthal Center. ”

http://www.jpost.com/International/Landmark-Paris-synagogue-closes-on-Shabbat-for-first-time-since-World-War-II-387262

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