Simon Wiesenthal Center Exposes Anti-Semitism at Arab Book Fair

In a letter to Morocco, the Simon Wiesenthal Center presented its sixth annual monitor of anti-Semitism and anti-Jewish incitement on the stands of what is billed as the most important book fair in the Arab world…

…“This year, we have also covered the Doha (Qatar) and Muscat (Oman) Fairs and, though Qatar leads in the variety of Jew-hatred titles, Casablanca is way ahead in volume,with a tip of the iceberg figure of over 100 on display,” stated Samuels, who continued, “the worst recidivists at each Fair were Egyptian, Syrian (under the cover of Lebanon) and Palestinian publishers. That the 2015 Honored Guest in Casablanca was the “State of Palestine,” undoubtedly added to the number of Jewish conspiracy texts on display”…

…“We fail to see how ‘The Protocols of the Elders of Zion’, Henry Ford’s ‘International Jew’ or Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’, published in the early twentieth century, could be anti-Israel, but even if they were, they therefore,apparently, do not offend Muslim values, the Moroccan monarchy or Constitution,” emphasized Samuels, arguing that “these very institutions are, in fact, also targeted by the same Islamists that threaten the Jews in Morocco and beyond”…

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