❌ GERMANY 1930 – 2018: In an interview with Radio Berlin, German Jewish leader warned residents not to wear kippah in public areas amid spate of anti-Semitic attacks carried out by IslamoNazis.
President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, Josef Schuster, said he would advise people visiting big cities against wearing Jewish skullcaps, following an anti-Semitic attack by a Syrian ‘refugee’ last week on an Arab Israeli young man wearing it.
“I recommend wearing a hat or other head covering,” Schuster said, stressing that the attack on Jews in Germany was not solely due to anti-Semitism. “It also comes with racism and xenophobia. We must put a stop to these phenomena immediately.”
The 21-year-old victim of the anti-Semitic attack on the streets of Berlin has told German media that, despite the fact that he was wearing a kippah, he was not Jewish, but an Israeli Arab wearing the kippah as an experiment.
“I’m not Jewish, I’m an Israeli, I grew up in Israel in an Arab family,” the man told German broadcaster Deutsche Welle.
He was conducting what he termed an “experiment” in response to a warning from a friend that wearing a kippah in Germany was unsafe, saying he refused to believe this.
An interview by Israeli broadcaster Kann identified the 21-year-old as Israeli Adam Armoush and showed that he was slightly injured by the belt.
“They kept cursing us and my friend asked them to stop cursing,” Armoush told Kan TV. “They started to get angry and one of them ran to me and I knew it was important to film it because there would be no way to catch him by the time police arrived.”
“Honestly, I’m surprised a thing like this could happen,” he said in the interview.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called attack in the city’s trendy Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood “a very horrible incident” and vowed the government would respond “with full force and resolve” against growing anti-Semitism in Germany.