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Jewish people in Germany are being smeared as antisemites… by people who aren’t Jewish

Non-Jewish German people have been smearing Jewish people (from both Germany and Israel) as antisemites. Why? Because of their activism for Palestinian human rights. The Canary, Mohamed Elmaazi, 19 March 2019

On 9 March, the Roland Röhl Foundation awarded Jewish Voice for a Just Peace in the Middle East (Jewish Voice) the Göttingen Peace Prize. Jewish Voice is part of a coalition of 13 groups in Europe that make up European Jews for a Just Peace Germany. Many Jewish Voice members are “descendants from families of Holocaust survivors”. But when the foundation announced the award in February, everyone from the mayor of Göttingen to the president of the University of Göttingen denounced Jewish Voice as antisemitic. They denounced in particular Jewish Voice members’ support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

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