Le Marais, Paris on the right bank is an old section that includes the traces of the old Jewish quarter - Rue de Rosier. Jews settled in the Marais quarter in the 13th Century. Although Jews lived in what we know as France since the 5th C. They were expelled around 1100 AD. But returned. They most likely also included Jews from Britain, all of whom were expelled in the 13th C. - allowed back in the 17th C.] France has one of the largest populations of both Arabs and Jews in Europe.