• German official warns Jews against wearing yarmulkes amid rising anti-Semitism

    2 monthes ago - By NBC News

    The number of anti-Semitic and anti-foreigner incidents rose in Germany last year, according to recent statistics.
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  • German Jews are being warned not to wear skullcaps in public as number of anti-Semitic hate crimes surges

    German Jews are being warned not to wear skullcaps in public as number of anti-Semitic hate crimes surges

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Senior German politicians have warned Jews that they should not wear the traditional skullcap, known as a kippah, in certain parts of the country, thanks to a rise in the number of anti-Semitic crimes being committed.
    "I cannot recommend to Jews that they wear the skullcap at all times everywhere in Germany," Felix Klein, the country's anti-Semitism minister told the Funke newspaper group, according to a BBC.
    There were 1,646 hate crimes committed against Jews in Germany last year, an increase of more than 10% from 2017.
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