Berlin’s “Jewish” Museum: “Under these circumstances, one has to consider whether the name ‘Jewish’ is still appropriate”

Berlin Jewish Museum Director Quits Over BDS Tweet
June 14, 2019

The director of Berlin’s showcase Jewish Museum resigned from his post on Friday following outrage over a tweet by the museum’s team earlier this week that was supportive of the anti-Zionist boycott campaign targeting Israel. In a statement sent to The Associated Press, museum chief Peter Schaefer said he was quitting to prevent further damage to the museum. Germany’s Central Council of Jews led the chorus of criticism after the museum’s Twitter account on Tuesday posted a link to an article about Jewish academics rejecting a German parliament resolution that denounced the BDS campaign as antisemitic, tagging it “#mustread.” READ MORE

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