Anti-Semitism among Migrants a Concern for German Jews

(Jerusalem Post) Sam Sokol - German Jews are concerned over the potential for a rise in anti-Semitism due to "widespread anti-Semitism among Muslim youth" who have made their way to Germany, several community leaders told Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday. In recent weeks Germany's security and intelligence agencies expressed alarm over the influx of migrants who harbor radical Islamic views and hatred of Jews. According to a security document obtained by Welt am Sonntag, Germany is "importing Islamic extremism, Arab anti-Semitism, national and ethnic conflicts of other peoples, as well as a different societal and legal understanding." Security sources warn that "the integration of hundreds of thousands of illegal migrants in Germany is no longer possible in light of the number and already existing parallel societies." The term "parallel societies" is frequently defined as insulated Muslim communities that have little or no contact with mainstream society.

2015-10-29 00:00:00

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