Israeli education minister likens marriage between US Jews and non-Jews to ‘second Holocaust’

Fox News – Israeli’s minister of education recently compared intermarriages between U.S. Jews and non-Jews to “a second Holocaust.”

Rafi Peretz made the statement during a cabinet meeting on July 1, according to Axios. The news outlet reported that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in attendance at the meeting.

Discussing trends among the Jewish community throughout the world, Peretz and other ministers reportedly discussed intermarriage — with Peretz allegedly claiming that six million Jews have been lost over the last 70 years because of it.

In response, Yuval Steinitz, minister of energy, reportedly chimed back: “First we need to stop disregarding and looking down on Jews in America that see themselves as Jews not only religiously but even more culturally and historically.”

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