German far-right party’s outreach to Jews sparks warnings and protest that this is ‘not kosher’

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Source: ABC News

 

By SARAH HUCAL

 

A German far-right nationalist party leader drew headlines over the summer by dismissing the Holocaust, which killed 6 million Jews and millions of others, as a mere “speck of bird poop” over hundreds of years of “successful German history.”

Now that same party, the Alternative for Deutschland, is launching an initiative to draw Jewish members in the central German town of Offenbach, and promoting the party’s anti-Muslim platform as a pro-Jewish stance.

“The AfD is the only party in the Federal Republic that makes anti-Semitism toward Jews by Muslims a topic without trivializing it,” the founder of the proposed initiative for Jewish AfD members, Dimitri Schulz, told German news agency DPA.

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