- Israel and Germany are seventy years after the end of World War II suddenly disagree on who took the initiative for the massacre of the Jews. Following is a statement by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu that would have grand mufti of Jerusalem in November 1941 Hitler suggested to not expel the Jews but to eradicate. That would have led to the Holocaust, the extermination of the Jews in Europe.
A spokesman for Chancellor Merkel responded by saying that the Germans know very well who is responsible for the extermination of the Jews. " We know that Germany is responsible for this crime against humanity. "
Netanyahu made his remarks during a speech on attacks against Muslims in the twenties. Those attacks have been undertaken with the encouragement of Haj Amin al- Husseini, the late Grand Mufti of Jerusalem. The Grand Mufti was the main Muslim lawyer, one of the key positions within the Muslim world.