A Hateful Fashion Statement

This post first appeared as “Brooklyn Store Sells Swastika Earrings” on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.

Looking for some earrings? No problem: You can just pop into the Bejeweled store on Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn to choose a pair from a variety of designs. There are little hearts, peace signs, initials… and swastikas.

Yes, they sell swastika earrings — though whoever made them appears not to have been able to tell right from left. Nonetheless, they still look unmistakably like the symbol of Nazi Germany.

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© 2012 Renee Ghert-Zand. All rights reserved.

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