Sharansky Meets in Berlin with Authors of EU Report on Anti-Semitism

(Reuters/Ha'aretz) - Minister Natan Sharansky on Friday met the authors of the study from the Centre for Research on Anti-Semitism at Berlin's Technical University and said their findings were in line with Israeli research. "There is a clear correlation between the size of the Muslim community in one or other country and the number of physical incidents of anti-Semitism, a kind of feeling of fear by Jews in the streets," he said. "The moment you start appeasing extremists instead of fighting extremists, that is really dangerous," he said. Sharansky was last in the German capital 17 years ago when he was released from Soviet detention into what was then West Berlin.

2003-12-09 00:00:00

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