"It is heartbreaking to see that the lives of so many women, children, and men have been taken in pure brutality at a moment when France was celebrating Bastille Day, which commemorates the noble values of liberté, egalité et fraternité," said Rodan-Benzaquen.
"France, as well as all democratic societies across Europe and around the world, is reminded that we are at war, that the tumor of radical Islam continues to grow," she said. "Nations and people of good will need to come together, cooperate more strongly, and impose more security measures, while at the same time preserving our democratic values and liberty."
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SOURCE American Jewish Committee