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Denmark Ambassador Says Accusations of Anti-Semitism After Shechita Ban Are ‘Very Insulting’

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JTA – Denmark’s Ambassador to Israel Jesper Vahr rejected as “very insulting” accusations by Israeli officials that the country’s ban on slaughter without stunning amounted to anti-Semitism.

“European anti-Semitism is showing its true colors across Europe, and is even intensifying in the government institutions,” Israel’s Deputy Minister of Religious Services Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan said in response to Denmark’s decision.

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