Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Anti-Semitic Rhetoric Rampant in Polish Debate About Holocaust Law - Breitbart News

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Anti-Semitic Rhetoric Rampant in Polish Debate About Holocaust Law


The Times of Israel reports: Israeli opposition to a law prohibiting blaming the Polish nation for Holocaust crimes has continued to spark anti-Semitic statements from officials and others in Poland, with some accusing Jews of speaking out against the bill for monetary gain.
The controversial legislation was signed into law Tuesday, Polish President Andrej Duda, his office said, a day after a small group of far-right advocates demonstrated in front of the presidential palace demanding that he okay the bill. The demonstrators held a banner reading “Take off your yarmulke. Sign the bill.”
Beata Mazurek, the spokeswoman for the conservative Law and Justice and a deputy parliament speaker, this week tweeted a quote by a Catholic priest who had said that the Israeli ambassador’s criticism of the bill “made it hard for me to look at Jews with sympathy and kindness.”
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