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May 4, 2015 9:43 am

German Chancellor Merkel Warns Against Closing ‘Our Eyes and Ears’ to Antisemitism

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined Holocaust survivors to mark the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Yahoo/AFP – German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Sunday that society must “never close its eyes” to antisemitism as she joined Holocaust survivors to mark 70 years since the liberation of the former Nazi concentration camp at Dachau.

“We are all forever called upon, to never close our eyes and ears to those who today accost, threaten and attack people when they identify themselves somehow as Jews or also when they side with the state of Israel,” Merkel told a solemn ceremony.

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