Politician claimed Jews don’t pay taxes
Athens – Panos Kammenos, leader of the small right-wing
Independent Greeks Party, claimed that Jews don’t pay taxes during an interview on the Antenna television
The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece issued a statement in
response saying it “categorically refutes” Kammenos’ comments.
“It is a disgrace that a leader of a party in Parliament does not know
that Greek Jews are equal citizens and subject to the all the rights and
obligations of every citizen,” the statement added, noting that Jewish
institutions were governed by the same tax obligations as the Church.
The Jewish community called on Kammenos to apologize for the “serious