Berlin police gave mixed messages about whether they are advising Jews to hide their identity for fear of attack. A police spokesperson told an Israeli reporter that Jews in Berlin might want to hide their Stars of David or avoid wearing yarmulkes because police can’t protect all of them from possible attack. Later, the office of the city’s police chief denied that police were giving Jews such advice.
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