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                  Yair Lapid: ’When Neo-Nazis march in Charlottesville and scream slogans against Jews and in support of white supremacy, the cond

                  Yair Lapid: ’When Neo-Nazis march in Charlottesville and scream slogans against Jews and in support of white supremacy, the cond

                  16.08.2017, Anti-Semitism

                  ‘’When Neo-Nazis march in Charlottesville and scream slogans against Jews and in support of white supremacy, the condemnation has to be unambiguous. There aren’t two sides,’’ said Yair Lapid, leader of Yesh Atid party, in response to US President Donald Trump’s Trump statements that “there's blame on both sides” for Saturday night’s demonstration in Charlottesville.

                  During the weekend, hundreds of white supremacists, members of the Ku Klux Klan and other radical nationalists marched through the Virginia town, carrying torches, waving Confederate flags and Nazi flags and shouting slogans including “Jews will not replace us.”

                  “Neo-Nazis in the US must be put on trial,” wrote Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked wrote on Twitter.

                  According to Lapid, the Charlottesville demonstrators “represent hate and evil. Anyone who believes in the human spirit must stand against them without fear."

                  Former Justice Minister and Zionist Union MK Tzipi Livni said that “with racism, anti-Semitism and Nazism, there are no two sides. There is good, and there is bad, period."

                  “The battle against anti-Semitism must be a joint one, with Israel as the state of the Jewish People, and leaders in places in which it raises its ugly head,” she stated. “We must stand up against such phenomena immediately, and without hesitation.”

                  According to Lapid, the Charlottesville demonstrators “represent hate and evil. Anyone who believes in the human spirit must stand against them without fear."

                  “Outraged by expressions of anti-Semitism, neo-Nazism and racism. Everyone should oppose this hatred,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted.

                  Likud MK Oren Hazan, who calls himself the “Israeli Trump,” wrote on his Twitter account that “Trump is right. Extremism and violence on all sides are prohibited and should be denounced!”

                  Netanyahu’s son, Yair, wrote on his Facebook page: “To put things in perspective. I'm a Jew, I'm an Israeli, the neo nazis scums (sic) in Virginia hate me and my country. But they belong to the past. Their breed is dying out. However the thugs of [violent anarchist movement] Antifa and [Black Lives Matter] who hate my country (and America too in my view) just as much are getting stronger and stronger and becoming super dominant in American universities and public life.”

                  EJP