Anti-Semitism official warns of agitation against Jews

Hessian anti-Semitism officer Uwe Becker (CDU). Photo: Frank Rumpenhorst / TEH / archive picture (Image: TEH) (Photo: Frank Rumpenhorst / TEH / archive picture)

Wiesbaden – Hesse warns of a dangerous spread of anti-Semitic hate messages and conspiracy theories in the face of the Corona crisis. On social networks, Jews and the state of Israel are increasingly being held responsible for the spread of the coronavirus, Uwe Becker, the state government’s representative for Jewish life and the fight against anti-Semitism, said in Wiesbaden on Monday.

“In classic” anti-Semitic pictures “, a” Jewish world conspiracy “outlined in this way also assumes economic intentions for the spread of the virus,” Becker said. «In times of Corona, the virus of anti-Semitism also spreads and creates a climate of hatred and agitation,» Becker asked the population to be vigilant about and report anti-Semitic corona agitation.

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