Via Arutz 7:
A schoolbook publisher has apologized for using an anti-Semitic illustration in a text about the euro crisis.
The book will not be removed from German schools' bookshelves, however.
Based in Berlin, the Klett-Verlag publisher told Vice magazine blogger Philipp Frohn that the "regrettable mistake" would be corrected in a future edition, which will not come out for several years.
At issue is an image in the firm's textbook about politics, called "Impulses 2." It depicts the euro as a Pacman-like chomping mouth about to devour Europe superimposed over a symbol with the words "Rothschild Bank."
The notion that the Jewish banking family is controlling the world for its own selfish purposes "is a classic anti-Semitic conspiracy theory that the Nazis made good use of," Frohn wrote.
"The message to pupils ... is clear: The driving force behind the whole nasty affair is a bank. A Jewish bank," he added.
The book credits the notorious American illustrator David Dees, whose work the New York-based Anti-Defamation League called "anti-Semitic and conspiratorial" in a 2008 report. The ADL noted that Dees, on his own website, said he hoped his images would "wake others up about the onslaught of the elite's power hungry world government plan of domination."