French publisher recalls children’s mag. saying Israel not real

One of France’s oldest publishing houses announced the recall of a magazine for children featuring trivia game cards stating that Israel and North Korea are not real countries.

The cards that appeared in the January 2018 edition of the Youpi magazine, which belongs to the Groupe Bayard publishing house, read: “197: We call these 197 countries states, like France, Germany or Algeria. There are others, too, but not all the world’s countries agree that all of them are real countries (for example the State of Israel or North Korea.”)

h/t MP

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  • Tweety58

    During WW2 the craven French couldn’t round up the Jews fast enough for Merkle’s grandparents.

    • They were Vichy efficient.

    • Alain

      The French were even rounding them up well prior to being asked to do so by the Nazis and immediately stealing their homes and belongings.