Anti-Israel Cartoons Appear in German Press

Posted by Ron / on 08/13/2013 / 0 Comments

New anti-Israel caricatures have appeared in a major German newspaper. In today's Stuttgarter Zeitung, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is shown sitting on a park bench, holding a piece of bread for peace doves that he is poisoning with liquid from a bottle labeled "settlement construction."

The cartoon caption falsely references a 1938 anti-Nazi song by an Austrian Jewish emigre, Georg Kreisler, called "Pigeon Poisoner." On Facebook, Kreisler's daughter sharply criticized the caricaturist for a drawing she deemed "anti-Semitic and wrong in content." Israel, she writes, has made numerous peace offers. She adds that her father never would have supported the view of the cartoonist.

"To insult a Holocaust survivor while attacking the Jewish state is offensive and incorrigible," said Ron Hershco of the Herscho Foundation.

Ami Mesika, and other community leaders joined in speaking against this matter.


SOURCE http://www.jewocity.com/blog/anti-israel-cartoons-appear-in-german-press/8887

 

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