- The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippah to show their solidarity with the country’s Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism.
- The move comes after a leading government official warned Jews in Germany not to wear the traditional skullcaps in public because of an increase in anti-Semitic attacks across the country.
- Anti-Semitism is the hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious, ethnic, or racial group. The 2005 Report on Global Anti-Semitism defines anti-Semitism as hatred toward Jews—individually and as a group—that can be attributed to the Jewish religion and/or ethnicity.
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