The poem’s rat narrator tells migrants to integrate or “quickly hurry away,” adding, “if you mix two cultures…it’s as if you destroy them.”
The Freedom Party, which was founded by former Nazis, is protesting being barred from a ceremony commemorating the liberation of a concentration camp.
Jews in Europe are voicing increasing consternation about Israel’s budding engagement with surging far-right European parties that have anti-Semitic histories.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he will “never condone” Israeli representatives meeting with representatives of the European far right.
(JTA) — Rabbis in Vienna condemned the chief rabbi of Russia for meeting the head of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party. Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar met this week with Heinz-Christian Strache and his delegation at his office in Moscow, the UK Jewish News reported. The meeting came two weeks after the Freedom Party candidate for…
JTA — Leaders of Austria’s Jewish community said they are willing to normalize ties with the far-right Freedom Party, which they have previously shunned because of some party members’ Nazi sympathies.
Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPO) said on Monday it would dismiss a member of its parliamentary group for an anti-Semitic exchange on Facebook unless she abandoned her seat and left the party voluntarily.
An Austrian Jewish leader called on a European Union Parliament member to withdraw his re-election bid after the candidate called Nazi Germany more liberal than the EU.
David Lasar is the lone Jewish lawmaker from Austria’s resurgent far-right party. He stands behind its populist message, even though the community rejects the group as neo-Nazi.
Austria’s far-right Freedom Party has mostly been shunned by Jews because it grew out of a federation of former Nazis — with one notable exception.