High School Yearbook Quote Praises “Final Solution”

04 Jun 2018

New Berlin West High School in Wisconsin has stopped distributing yearbooks after finding  an anti-Semitic quote from one of the seniors. According to WTMJ Milwaukee, the quote reads, “There will always be one true Final Solution.”

In an email, principal Michael Fesenmaier apologized to parents for the vetting oversight on the school’s part and called the student’s quote “inappropriate and offensive.” Stickers are being placed over the offensive material in the remaining yearbooks.

Elana Kahn, director of Jewish Community Relations Council of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, explained that the quote “is not innocuous and it is not funny.”

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