Martin Luther Playmobil

Martin Luther Toy Continues to Fuel Anti-Semetic Controversy

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

To commemorate this year’s 500th anniversary of the Reformation, popular German toy maker Playmobil released a 3-inch plastic toy of Martin Luther in 2015, but despite its good intentions, a seemingly minor detail on the figure has Micha Brumlik, a respected Jewish commentator in Germany, calling the toy anti-semitic. The problem? Brumlik has taken …

Sources: USA TODAY

Photo: Playmobil

Stephen Fuchs
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