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In Germany, a Non-violent Struggle Against War Crimes Could Be Declared Illegal

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13.06.2019

The Israel lobby is already on it, the Strategic Affairs Ministry is preparing a brief, the embassy in Berlin is disseminating it – a new bill to be brought before the Bundestag, the law of kowtowing.

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According to the bill, anyone saying the name Israel will have to incline his head and bow while uttering the explicit name. No mention of Israel without bowing, that’s the lesson to be drawn from the Holocaust. Violating the law will be deemed an anti-Semitic act. Mentioning Israel without prostration will be a criminal offense. Politicians, broadcasters and run-of-the-mill citizens will practice making the gestures. Just like in Thailand, where anytime the king enters everyone genuflects, so will it be when Israel is mentioned.

Isn’t the country deserving of this gesture? Is there a more just response to anti-Semitism? Following Germany will be other countries, including many states in the U.S. Just imagine what a huge success for Israeli diplomacy.

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We’re not that far from this scenario. If the German government adopts the Bundestag resolution, which........

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