Saturday, July 25, 2009

More on Felicia Langer and the German "Merit Cross"

The Baden-Württemberg government's account of the ceremony in which Felicia Langer received Germany's highest honor emphasizes Langer's engagement on behalf of "humanity," "peace," and "human rights." Who could object to that? But in the meanwhile, we know more about what government representative Hubert Wicker actually said at the ceremony and his words reveal that Langer’s anti-Israeli militancy was part and parcel of the reasons for bestowing the award upon her.

See my new post on here.