Despite an unprecedented recent rise in both Islamophobic and anti-Semitic acts in France, new research suggests the vast majority of French people hold positive views towards the minorities.

A glance at the French media in 2015 may suggest that there's a growing problem with French attitudes towards the Muslim and Jewish communities.

Indeed, there have been acts of violence and abuse committed against both minority groups ever since January when 17 people were killed by radical Islamists in Paris.

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