German court allows 700 year old anti-Semitic sculpture to stay on church wall

German court allows 700 year old anti-Semitic sculpture to stay on church wall

A court in Germany ruled on Tuesday that a 700 year old anti-Semitic sculpture would not be removed from the exterior of a church in Wittenberg. A member of the local Jewish community of the town had sought its removal, claiming it was defamatory in nature.

Sandra
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NPCHunter 4 months

Sometimes we need to leave these sort of offensive curios of the past in tact, in order to appreciate how far we have come. It may be offensive, but so is erasing history because in doing so we also erase everything we might learn from it.

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