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  5/15/2014, Iyar 15, 5774

Rehovot Independence Day Concert Features Anti-Israel Song


Israelis who attended an Independence Day concert in Rehovot complained that one of the music groups called “Franklin,” sang an extremely offensive song that equated Israeli with Nazi Germany on the eve of World War II.

“This is not a day for this kind of political statement,” a spectator wrote. “Not only was it Independence Day, it was also just a week after Holocaust Remembrance Day. Couldn't they have found someone with a little more national pride?” In a statement, the Municipality said that they had “received numerous complaints and we are learning from the incident.