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September 17, 2012 4:00 pm

Call to Boycott Israel at Berlin Jewish Museum Event

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Judith Butler. Photo: Javier Ignacio Acuña Ditzel.

JPost – BERLIN – The internationally renowned Jewish Museum in Berlin hosted a podium discussion on Saturday with US academic Judith Butler, who renewed her calls to boycott Israel. It appears to be the first anti-Israel event held in the Jewish museum since its opening in 2001 with the aim of exhibiting the 2,000- year history of Germany’s Jews. At least 700 people attended the event.

The German taxpayer-funded museum’s decision to showcase a speaker in the capital city, which during the Nazi period served as the launching pad for a boycott movement against German-Jewish businesses, has raised eyebrows about the management’s direction of the museum.

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    We will say Yizkor for Dr Butler after they gas her.

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