Berlin falafel wars: A microcosm of changing sentiment towards Jews living in Germany?

August 23, 2018, Jewish News Syndicate

A small protest in Germany’s capital city on Aug. 11 revealed a cross-section of national attitudes towards Jews and Israel, and perhaps a symbolic stance on a much larger problem throughout Western Europe.

Three protesters stood directly across from a falafel stand. They had successfully appealed a police demand that they move to a side street, citing their right to assembly. The owner of the stand was not present, but presumably on vacation.

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