Report: French iPhone application 'arguably anti-Semitic'

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September 18, 2011 13:29

 
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An iPhone application that allows users to identify which public figures are Jewish is "arguable anti-Semitic," Director for International Relations of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre in Paris Shimon Samuels said on Saturday, according to an EJP report.

Marketed by the Apple-France App store, the "Jew/Non-Jew" application classifies the at least 3,500 names in its database as "both parents Jewish," "half-Jewish," "convert," or "non-Jew."

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