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December 12, 2012 9:37 pm

Israeli Ambassador to Denmark Warns Jews to Hide Heritage in Public

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Jews in Denmark have been warned by officials not to appear publicly in Copenhagen wearing Jewish religious symbols such as yarmulkes or stars of David in order to avoid increasing anti-Israel and anti-Semitic altercations.

“We advise Israelis who come to Denmark and want to go to the synagogue to wait to don their skull caps until they enter the building and not to wear them in the street, irrespective of whether the areas they are visiting are seen as being safe,” Israel’s ambassador to Denmark, Arthur Avnon, told AFP.

Israelis were also warned not to speak Hebrew too loudly, according to Israel National News.

Between 6,000 and 8,000 Jews reside in Denmark. Just a few weeks ago, the Israeli embassy in Copenhagen was attacked. Anti-Israel protesters threw fireworks and sprayed the embassy entrance wall with graffiti that spelled “childkillers.” The Jewish Belief Center says it has received 37 reports of anti-Jewish incidents in Copenhagen this year.

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  • jehoeda

    sadly, this is how lots of diaspora jews behave. hide there identity. you can do with them whatever you want, spit hit, shout, hitler greetings etc etc, they bow there head and walk. we must fight back, and not let us lead to the slaughterhouse without a fight!!!!

  • demellos

    sad, if you hide you are invisible and that is the ultimate dhimmi status.

  • Just change the name of Denmark to Nazimark…since the only non Jews in Nazimark are Islamo-nazis.