Israel slams German art college for ‘embracing antisemitism’

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Israel’s embassy in Berlin on Friday accused a Berlin arts college of stoking antisemitism against the Jewish state by supporting a program titled “School for Unlearning Zionism” that denies the existence of the State of Israel.The embassy wrote in a series of three tweets that the Weissensee Academy of Art Berlin’s “hosting a workshop whose title already negates Israel’s existence is an embrace of antisemitism.”

The tweet continued that “The IHRA [The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance] working definition for antisemitism adopted by the [German] federal government cites as an example the denial of the Jewish people’s right to self-determination. This series of events falls under this definition and should be recognized for what it is: anti-Zionist and antisemitic.”The embassy added that  “There should be no tolerance for the delegitimization of Israel and antisemitism in Germany today.”
The anti-Israel project at the Weissensee Academy of Art Berlin was organized…

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