The Israeli and British flags are often flown side-by-side at English Defence League protests [GALLO/GETTY]
Extremist Jewish Factions and Far-Right Parties Team Up Against "Islamisation" Despite The Latter's Anti-Semitic Past.
By Nour Samaha
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2011 13:12
Courtesy Of "Al-Jazeera"
|"Far-right parties are professing a new found love of Israel as a way of escaping their past anti-Semitism and racism, and to justify their prejudice towards European Muslims as not being racist."|
- Toby Archer, researcher
|"[As Jews] we want to exist, and take measures to ensure we do exist... we will ally ourselves with anyone who will fight alongside us against that evil."|
- Meir Weinstein, national director of JDL in Canada
|"It is necessary to prevent another holocaust. The anti-Semitism is growing in Europe and we can't just stand on the side-lines." |
- Steve Weigang, founder and CEO of JDL Europe