Analysis: Jews Paying Price For Germany’s Immigration Policy

Susanna Maria FeldmanThe brutal murder of a German-Jewish girl reminded Germans that their liberal immigration policy is at odds with the fight against anti-Semitism and the defense of liberal values.

It is not clear whether the brutal rape and murder of a German-Jewish teenage girl at the hands of an Iraqi asylum seeker was motivated by anti-Semitism. German law authorities claim it was not. But these are the same authorities that have attempted to obscure the motives and identity of Muslim migrant criminals in an attempt to prevent a violent backlash against Muslims by Germans.

What is clear, however, is that Germany’s overly compassionate response to refugees, asylum seekers and even economic migrants from the Middle East and Africa is undermining Germany’s ability to protect its own citizens, in particular its tiny Jewish community, and uphold values.

Details of how Ali Bashar raped and strangled to death 14-year-old Susanna Maria Feldman in the German city of Wiesbaden emerged at the end of last week. On Saturday, thanks to the cooperation of officials in the autonomous Kurdistan region in Iraq, Bashar, who fled Germany, was apprehended and returned to Germany to stand trial.

The tragic case of Feldman is just the latest in a long list of incidents pointing to a problem Germans have tried to ignore: Germany’s immigration policy. In the past few years, the country has opened its gates to ...

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