Type to search

Antisemitic incidents Greece תעמולה

Politician claimed Jews don’t pay taxes

Source: JTA

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
antisemitic act.”