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Germany: Berlin artists create kippah-hoodie to combat anti-Semitism02:40

Germany: Berlin artists create kippah-hoodie to combat anti-Semitism

Germany, Berlin
July 6, 2018 at 18:12 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Ignaz collective and the Berlin Konig Gallerie presented their latest creation: the "solidarity hoodie", which aims to fight anti-Semitism and to make a political statement with clothing, at Berlin's Fashion Week on Friday

The art collective decided to place kippahs, the traditional skullcap worn by Jewish men, on the top of bright coloured hoodies. The creators believe this is a way of expressing solidarity with anyone who has felt discriminated for their religious belief, and they aim to tackle not only anti-Semitism, but any form of discrimination based on religion.

"Everybody can see you show your solidarity with other religions and that you personally think that everyone should live their religion freely," said Jakob Blumenthal, one of the creators of the solidarity hoodie.

Germany: Berlin artists create kippah-hoodie to combat anti-Semitism02:40
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The Ignaz collective and the Berlin Konig Gallerie presented their latest creation: the "solidarity hoodie", which aims to fight anti-Semitism and to make a political statement with clothing, at Berlin's Fashion Week on Friday

The art collective decided to place kippahs, the traditional skullcap worn by Jewish men, on the top of bright coloured hoodies. The creators believe this is a way of expressing solidarity with anyone who has felt discriminated for their religious belief, and they aim to tackle not only anti-Semitism, but any form of discrimination based on religion.

"Everybody can see you show your solidarity with other religions and that you personally think that everyone should live their religion freely," said Jakob Blumenthal, one of the creators of the solidarity hoodie.

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