Polish Judas ritual 'anti-Semitic'

Credit: WorldNews- Published on April 22, 2019
In the Pruchnik ritual - part of Roman Catholic Easter celebrations - children crowded round the effigy beating it with sticks, as...
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Published on April 23, 2019 -  00:47
Jewish Congress condemns "ghastly" Judas ritual
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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