Israeli envoy warns against wearing kippot in Copenhagen

14.12.2012                      01.Tewet. 5773                      Channuka 6; Rosch Chodesch

Dänemark:

Israeli envoy warns against wearing kippot in Copenhagen

Israel’s ambassador to Denmark has reportedly warned the Jewish population of 8,000 to avoid being identified as such in the Danish capital.

“We advise Israelis who come to Denmark and want to go to the synagogue to wait to don their skull caps until they enter the building and not to wear them in the street, irrespective of whether the areas they are visiting are seen as being safe,” Amb. Arthur Avnon is quoted as telling AFP on Wednesday. The news agency reported that Avnon also advised visitors not to "speak Hebrew loudly" or demonstrably wear Star of David jewelry….