Published On: Wed, Jul 15th, 2015

European far-Right parties ‘seeking anti-Islam coalition with Jewish groups’

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Source says Newsweek that far-Right’s rapprochement with Jewish groups is far from new as politicians from various parties have attempted to court their group, offering to “be friends with Jews” if Jewish groups “help us in our fight against Muslims”.

“One of the arguments they used is to say: ‘You know, those who try to fight you [Jews], they are the exact same people that we try to fight against, so you have to understand our fight and join us and together we will hate them’. But we have nothing against Muslims, ” says the Jewish source.

The senior Jewish figure says that far-Right parties are seeking “a certificate of honesty” for their Islamophobic campaigns by attempting to get Jewish organisations on board.

 

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Newsweek, by Conor Gaffey 

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