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A provocative 'Hitler truck' inflames tensions in Berkeley amid 'Jew-free zones' accusation

 

October 28, 2022

A truck emblazoned with an image of Adolf Hitler and the phrase "All in favor of banning Jews, raise your right hand," drove through Berkeley, Calif., October 2022, in response to a controversy involving several UC Berkeley Law student groups resolving to bar "Zionist" speakers.

(JTA) - Three weeks after a prominent pro-Israel activist accused the University of California, Berkeley of creating "Jew-free zones," two trucks rolled into town to address the controversy.

One of them displayed a massive picture of Adolf Hitler.

"All in favor of banning Jews, raise your right hand," read the billboard on the side of the truck.

The truck had been dispatched by a political advocacy group called Accuracy in Media, which has a history of finding ways to provoke liberals and progressives. The group's president Adam Guillette told J. The Jewish News of Northern California Weekl...



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