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Play Holocaust victims, Jewish couple are told

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They had an unusual way of celebrating the jubilee in Bury. Instead of waving union jacks, they held a festival where people dressed up as Nazis. But things got a lot worse when a Jewish couple was asked to join in—by dressing as Holocaust victims.
Issue 2307

They had an unusual way of celebrating the jubilee in Bury. Instead of waving union jacks, they held a festival where people dressed up as Nazis. But things got a lot worse when a Jewish couple was asked to join in—by dressing as Holocaust victims.

Merton and Barbara Paul say they were even asked to wear a yellow Star of David. Some in the crowd at the “wartime weekend” were dressed in SS uniforms. Merton called it “completely disrespectful”.

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