SOCIAL MEDIA TO BLAME FOR GROWING ANTISEMITISM, GERMAN PRESIDENT SAYS - JPOST.COM STAFF JUNE 29, 2017
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SOCIAL MEDIA TO BLAME FOR GROWING ANTISEMITISM, GERMAN PRESIDENT SAYS
JUNE 29, 2017 13:08
Addressing a crowd at a historic synagogue, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier affirms Germany's commitment to its Jews, while condemning increasing anti-Jewish sentiment.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier denounced growing antisemitism in his country on Wednesday, German newspaperAugsburger Allgemeinereported.
Speaking at the 100th anniversary of the Augsburg synagogue, the president noted that while most Germans stand against antisemitism, a growing trend of anti-Jewish hatred is being spread on social media, in part due to some Muslim immigrant groups.