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February 17, 2014 10:37 am

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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