Hitler concert angers New Zealand Jews
By TALIA DEKEL
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A rock concert commemorating Adolf Hitler’s birthday held in New Zealand’s capital city has angered Jews and anti-racist groups, Jewish community members told the Jerusalem Post on Saturday.

The concert, which took place Friday night in Wellington, was organized by local skinheads belonging to the worldwide “Hammerskins” gang and neo-Nazi organization “Blood and Honor” – a group banned in several European countries.

An Australian “Viking rock” band featured at the event at an undisclosed location, the capital city’s Dominion Post reported. The location of the event had previously been scheduled to take place at a local motorcycle gang’s headquarters but was later changed for an unknown reason.

New Zealand police, who were aware of the event, said that it was not illegal, even though it had offended many members of the public.

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