Has the knife intifada made the jump to France? Possibly, as a Jewish professor was attacked this morning by 3 men in the southern French town of Marseille.
A Jewish teacher has reportedly been stabbed in Marseille by three people claiming to be ISIS supporters.
The incident has sparked fears of a fresh wave of terrorist assaults across France.
The suspects, who were reportedly wearing ISIS badges, made anti-semitic comments before stabbing the teacher. They are believed to have asked the teacher if they were Jewish before stabbing them.
The attack took place at the Yavne cultural centre in the north of the city, which doubles up as a school and synagogue.
The man, who was wearing a kippah, was targeted as he was leaving the building.
Local prosecutor Brice Robin said: “The professor was accosted in the street by three men riding scooters around 7.50pm.
“One of them wore a t-shirt with an Isis logo on it. Another showed him a picture of Mohamed Merah on a mobile phone.
“The three men then insulted, menaced and then stabbed the victim in the arm and the leg. They were disturbed by the arrival of a car and then fled.”
If this crime is ever solved (doubtful), it will be interested to see if the attackers were a part of an organized ISIS cell. If not, if they were simply picking up inspiration from the IS media campaign like the UC Merced stabber, who carried a printed IS flag in his pocket.