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'Kippah march' goes off without drama
A Copenhagen politician organised for a demonstration against anti-Semitism that went right through the heart of the local Muslim community. Despite fears of conflict, the march was peaceful and quiet.
A demonstration against anti-Semitism in Copenhagen was the talk of the town in the days running up to it, but the event itself went off without incident on Saturday.
The demonstration was organized by Copenhagen city council member Rasmus Jarlov of the Conservatives in response to growing reports of harassment from the city's Jewish community. Jarlov called on Jews and supporters to show up to the march clad in kippahs and the Star of David as a way to demonstrate that Jews should be able to display their religion openly anywhere in the city.
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