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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Gil Ofarim, a German-Israeli singer, said in a video posted to social media that he had been denied a hotel room in Leipzig, Germany, after being told to hide his Jewish star necklace.

German Israeli singer at crux of anti-Semitic hotel incident accused of fabricating story

October 18, 2021

(October 18, 2021 / JNS) Gil Ofarim, the German Israeli singer who accused the Westin Hotel in Leipzig, Germany, of refusing him service because he wore a Star of David pendant is now being accused of fabricating the story. Hotel surveillance...

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