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Jewish groups slam ‘hideously anti-Semitic’ cartoon on Gaza

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 28, 2009
"Anti-Semetic" Cartoon

"Anti-Semetic" Cartoon

American Jewish groups have denounced a “hideously anti-Semitic” cartoon on Israel, comparing it to cartoons in the 1930s that led up to the Holocaust.

For full article, visit http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1074062.html

“Pat Oliphant’s outlandish and offensive use of the Star of David in combination with Nazi-like imagery is hideously anti-Semitic,” Abraham Foxman, the Anti-Defamation League national director, said in a statement. “It employs Nazi imagery by portraying Israel as a jack-booted, goose-stepping headless apparition. The implication is of an Israeli policy without a head or a heart. Israel’s defensive military operation to protect the lives of its men, women and children who are being continuously bombarded by Hamas rocket attacks has been turned on its head to show the victims as heartless, headless aggressors.”

For full article, visit http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/130640