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Image of ‘Nazi’ Lapid appears on web

Less than a day after budget approval, image uploaded to web shows Finance Minister Yair Lapid dressed as Hitler; ‘Enemy of Israeli economy,’ caption reads; Police commissioner orders investigation

Moran Azulay
Published: 06.18.13, 16:42 / Israel News

The protests against Finance Minister Yair Lapid and against the State Budget Bill which was passed Monday have gone viral: Tuesday morning the country woke to find a picture of Lapid as Hitler, mustached and in Nazi uniform. Under the image, which also included dollar signs, a caption read, “Enemy of the Israeli economy.”

 

Members of Yesh Atid turned to the relevant Knesset authorities, following the image’s publication, and Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino ordered the head of investigations to look into the incident.

 

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Party MKs expressed shock at the picture, labeling it incitement: "It seems we have not learned anything. We must stop this craziness before disaster occurs."


Lapid as Hitler image from web 

 

Condemnations of the image came Tuesday from all sides of the political spectrum. Within the opposition, calls continued scrutiny of Lapid in matters of economic measures, while at the same time, distancing themselves from the image, saying it was going down a dangerous track.

 

Also on Tuesday, police were investigating the appearance of a swastika painted on a building in Bat Yam with the tag, “Peres shame on you.”

 

 

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