Owners of Ukrainian cafe housed in a former synagogue say logo resembling Nazi symbol was a 'font gone wrong'
September 3, 2021
(JTA) — The owners of a Ukrainian cafe housed in a former synagogue said they worked two lightning bolts into the logo to advertise the reenergizing qualities of the coffee there.
Instead they waded into a political minefield because they ended up reproducing the symbol of the SS, Nazi Germany’s murderous elite force.
On Tuesday, the owners said the whole thing “is a case of a font gone wrong” and apologized to “anyone whose feelings may have been hurt.” It was a trial that was never fully implemented, they said, and will drop the logo.
Cafe Escobar in Chervnitsi, near Lviv, int...