www.thorholt.com talks to Simone Rodan Benzaquen. Simone is AJC's Paris Director. She previously served as adviser to the Ambassador for Human Rights in the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. She holds a law degree from Kings College London, is currently working on her first book and has written for Le Figaro, Atlantico, Le Monde and Huffington Post.
On what is her life guiding force, Simone quoted ex-French President Mitterrand - You can't do anything against the will of one person!
On Jews life in France- anti-Semitism is obviously a problem for minorities, but at the end of the day it is a problem for all... if a democracy is incapable of defending its' minorities anymore, something is profoundly wrong.