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  9/5/2012, Elul 18, 5772

German ‘Flash Mob’ Fights Fear with Kippa

More than 1,000 Germans Jews and non-Jews formed a “flash mob” Saturday in response to a leading rabbi advising Jews to keep a low profile and not wear the head covering that singles out Jews. Following two serious anti-Semitic attacks against Jews, the director of the Potsdam Rabbinical College offered the advice, which sparked other Jews to carry out an opposite response.