A top security official said he sees anti-Semitism in both right-wing and Muslim extremists in Germany.
Heinz Fromm, president of the domestic intelligence agency, told Der Spiegel that both have “a similar picture of the enemy: Israel and the Jews overall.”
Fromm said that while neo-Nazis adhere to a racist anti-Semitism, Muslim extremists “are oriented toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”
He said both groups have the idea “that Israel and the Jews have undue power that needs to be fought.”
Last month, a group of Arab youths attacked and shouted anti-Semitic slogans at a Jewish dance group during a street festival in Hannover.