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German paper's Netanyahu cartoon criticized as anti-Semitic

AP  |  Berlin 

Germany's new anti-Semitism says a leading newspaper crossed a "red line" with a caricature of portraying the Israeli with oversized lips, ears and nose.

Felix Klein, who was appointed this year amid concerns over rising anti-Semitism, told the Bild newspaper today that Tuesday's cartoon in Munich's in the aftermath of the U.S. decision to move its embassy in to recalled "the intolerable depictions of Nazi propaganda."

The drawing depicts dressed as Israeli Netta Barzilai, who won this year's Eurovision song contest.

The heart that forms the "v'' in Eurovision is replaced with a Star of David and is hoisting a missile in his hand, saying "next year in "

has apologized for the caricature.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 15:25 IST