It's a tough job being a rabbi, especially for those who work in France's suburbs.
Fostering pride amongst congregants isn't always easy when most
French Jews prefer to hide their Jewish identity out of fears of
arousing anti-Semitism. Many have left, but he
remains. Rabbi Davide Altabe has run the Villepinte synagogue for 10
years. The building in a working-class suburb of northern Paris has been