Eighteen people were arrested for attacks on shops, including a kosher supermarket, a Jewish-owned chemist and a funeral home. Rioters,
who carried batons and threw petrol bombs according to eyewitnesses, were yards from the synagogue when they were driven back by riot police
who used tear gas.
“They were shouting: ‘Death to Jews,’ and ‘Slit Jews’ throats’,” David, a Jewish sound engineer told The Times. “It took us back to 1938.”
And about every year before that one, too, and quite a few later.
plus ça change.