This summer, many French people were shocked to discover the presence of anti-Semitic signs and slogans during anti-tax and anti-health pass demonstrations. While anti-Semitic tags also targeting anti-Covid vaccination were discovered at the end of August on the prefecture and the building of the Order of Doctors in Guéret in the Creuse, the Metz criminal court has just requested a three-month suspended prison sentence against a teacher who held up an anti-Semitic sign during a recent protest. This week, eight Internet users are judged for anti-Semitic tweets addressed to a candidate for the Miss France contest. Faced with this nauseating resurgence, the historian Marie Peltier, specialist in conspiracy, wonders in her book “The Era of conspiracy” on what can link these slippages, the fight against vaccination and anti-Semitism, an old phenomenon. of several centuries.
At the trial of the demonstrator with the anti-Semitic sign: “She was expected to come, but …”
You explain how in a fractured society belief in conspiracies of all kinds can serve as a new ideology. This summer, we have briefly seen the conjunction of anti-Axis protests with anti-Semitic slogans, is it a matter of a circumstantial union or a deeper phenomenon?
In 2021, anti-Semitism is both underground and pervasive. And this particularly in the conspiratorial sphere at the center of the anti-ax movement whose
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