Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Germany: Jewish community head fears Muslim migrants' anti-Semitism

Via Jerusalem Post:
Josef Schuster, the president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, expressed fear about increased anti-Semitism due to the attitudes of Muslim migrants entering the country.

“Many Syrians and Arab migrants grow up in an environment in which hostility to Jews and Israel is common practice,” he told Hesse radio on Wednesday.

Schuster called on Muslim organizations and communities to help integrate immigrants into German society. He urged leaders in mosques to communicate values that “we in Germany have as a basic prerequisite of mutual coexistence.”

“When one lives in a country in which one is told for 30 years that Israel is the No. 1 arch-enemy and Jews from the outset are all bad, then one does not simply arrive in Germany and that is suddenly forgotten,” he said.  more

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