Thursday, August 10, 2017

Nazi memorabilia at Pickering flea market concerns Jewish group

A Nazi flag for sale at Pickering Markets
A Pickering flea market vendor is selling memorabilia venerating the murderous Nazi regime.

Avi Benlolo, president and CEO of Canadian Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre for Holocaust Studies, said police, the flea market owners and the local mayor’s office have all been contacted about the display, which features Nazi flags, Adolf Hitler stamps and Hitler youth pins.

“We were there observing the reaction of customers, some of whom actually said that Adolf Hitler is a hero and admired by family members — and that was the most disconcerting thing,” Benlolo said Thursday. “It’s unfortunate that there’s a marketplace for people who are still idolizing the Nazis and Adolf Hitler, who committed such atrocities.”

FSWC, which estimates the value of the large collection at $5,000, said the only place for this type of Nazi memorabilia is the field of Holocaust education, and having it sit on a shelf for sale in a Pickering flea market gives it the potential to fuel distortion and revisionism of the Holocaust.  (more...)

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