German Daily’s Netanyahu Cartoon Criticized for Anti-Semitic Caricature

Breitbart | 5/17/2018 | Staff
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A leading German newspaper has been accused of crossing a “red line” with a caricature of Benjamin Netanyahu portraying the Israeli Prime Minister with outsized lips, ears and nose.

Felix Klein, Germany’s new anti-Semitism commissioner who was appointed this year amid concerns over rising anti-Semitism, told the Bild newspaper that Tuesday’s cartoon in Munich’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung recalled “the intolerable depictions of Nazi propaganda.”

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His intervention Thursday followed a vigorous debate on social media calling the cartoon into question:

One critic, Malca Goldstein Wolf, accused the newspaper and the 85-year-old cartoonist of crossing a line.

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“Can Israel enjoy its successful participation in a music competition without being demonized?” she wrote in an open later published on Facebook.

The image was published in the aftermath of the U.S. decision to move its embassy in Israel to...
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