The Flemish Region passed the measure over vociferous objections by faith community leaders. It will go into effect January 1.
The chant goes: “My father was in the commandos, my mother was in the SS, together they burned Jews ’cause Jews burn the best.”
“We are too afraid to leave our home since this started. Several people discovered we’re Jewish and ever since we’ve been getting death threats.”
The studio muted his microphone after he said during a live interview: “F—- the Zionists, revolution, Israel must go, free Palestine.”
Police say the man may have been drunk, but the father told a newspaper that he saw the driver going straight at them.
Such laws have also been passed in the Netherlands and Poland.
The exhibit “is a wake-up call, reminding us that in 2017, in view of recent events, it is more necessary now than ever before to have such a museum.”
Belgian Jewish groups welcomed the decision by their country’s foreign ministry to freeze funding for Palestinian schools following the renamin
Asked one expert: “Can he write, ‘Well, I went and I didn’t see anybody being killed’ or, ‘These gas chambers were incapable of killing someone?’”
“This incident was unpleasant but I was glad to see the immediate response both by the community and the authorities,” the alleged victim said.