Sergei Lavrov, Russia’s overseas minister, had an excellent plan for explaining why Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy is each Jewish and a Nazi: simply declare, on Holocaust Memorial Day, that Jews themselves are the worst anti-semites and that Hitler himself had Jewish blood.
Sadly for Russia, the plan has not survived contact with something, not to mention the enemy.
When requested how Russia can declare that it’s preventing to “de-Nazify” Ukraine when President Volodymyr Zelensky is himself Jewish, Mr Lavrov mentioned: “I may very well be unsuitable, however Hitler additionally had Jewish blood. [That Zelensky is Jewish] means completely nothing. Sensible Jewish individuals say that probably the most ardent anti-Semites are normally Jews.” …
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett mentioned: “Such lies are supposed to blame the Jews themselves for probably the most horrible crimes in historical past and thus free the oppressors of the Jews from their accountability.
Haaretz’s Ofer Aderet explains one origin of the conspiracy theory, rooted within the thriller of Hitler’s paternal grandfather’s id (as summarized beneath on Wikipedia). There isn’t a credible proof he (and subsequently Hitler) had vital Jewish ancestry.
Nazi official Hans Frank instructed that [Hitler’s grandmother] had been employed as a housekeeper by a Jewish household in Graz, and that the household’s 19-year-old son Leopold Frankenberger had fathered [Hitler’s father]. No Frankenberger was registered in Graz throughout that interval, no document has been produced of Leopold Frankenberger’s existence, and Jewish residency in Styria had been unlawful for practically 400 years and wouldn’t turn into authorized once more till a long time after Alois [Hitler]’s start, so historians dismiss the declare that Alois ‘s father was Jewish.