“Never Again,” they say, and yet even in 2012 Jews must be warned not to openly identify themselves as Jews in many places in Europe for fear of a violent (Muslim) response to their ethnicity.
“Allah has cursed the Jews and hardened their hearts. Nearly all of them are treacherous.”
Israel Today Such was the case in Denmark this week, where Israeli Ambassador Arthur Avnon warned visiting Israelis not to wear their skullcaps (kippot) in public, to hide any Star of David jewelry and to refrain from conversing loudly in Hebrew. Avnon said this warning applies “irrespective of whether the areas [Israelis] are visiting are seen as being safe. Israel Radio noted that Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, had experienced no fewer than 39 reported anti-Semitic attacks this year.
Local Jewish leaders confirmed that it has become increasingly dangerous to be seen as a Jew, and hinted that the problem stems from growing Muslim influence in the city.
According to reports, 2011 marked a worldwide continuation and even escalation of acts of harassment and incitement against Jews, including verbal threats, insults and abusive language and behavior.
Such acts have increased dramatically in recent years in various parts of the world, yet the most troubling phenomenon was blatant harassment, a daily occurrence, especially in Western Europe, as well as in Australia and Canada, mainly against visible Jews in the street, in public places and around Jewish sites, and against children and youth in schools. These acts are not fully reported due to the lack of proper monitoring in some countries, and cannot be counted.
SWEDEN: An exodus of Jews directly related to the growing Muslim population.
“Allah made the Jews leave their homes by terrorizing them so that you killed some and made many captive. And He made you inherit their lands, their homes, and their wealth. He gave you a country you had not traversed before.”
NORWAY: Jew-hatred among Muslims is epidemic.
“Don’t take Jews or Christians for friends. If you do, then Allah will consider you to be one of them.”
SWEDEN: Jewish woman in Malmo gets daily threats from Muslims and is afraid to leave her house.
“We shall rouse Our (Muslim) slaves to shame and ravage you (Jews), disfiguring your faces.