Study: Anti-Semitism Rampant among Muslim Refugees in Germany

(JTA) Anti-Semitism among Muslim refugees is rampant and requires urgent attention, says a new study by the American Jewish Committee's Ramer Institute for German-Jewish Relations in Berlin. The report comes amid a series of virulent anti-Israel and anti-American demonstrations in the German capital denouncing the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Thousands of protesters burned homemade Israeli flags and crowded city subway stations chanting anti-Israel and anti-American slogans. Anti-Semitic attitudes and rejection of Israel are widespread among the newcomers, said Deidre Berger, head of the Ramer Institute. "The dimensions of the problem are much larger than expected."

2017-12-15 00:00:00

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