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Jewish Congress condemns "ghastly" Judas ritual

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 00:48

The World Jewish Congress says it is ''deeply disturbed'' by the revival of a folk tradition in the Polish town of Pruchnik, in which an effigy of Judas Iscariot is beaten, hanged and burned. Children are encouraged to participate in the ritual, condemned by the WJC as anti-Semitic. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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The World Jewish Congress says it is "deeply disturbed" by the revival of a folk tradition in the Polish town of Pruchnik, in which an effigy of Judas Iscariot is beaten, hanged and burned. Children are encouraged to participate in the ritual, condemned by the WJC as anti-Semitic. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Jewish Congress condemns "ghastly" Judas ritual

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 00:48