German Guest House Refuses Israelis: ‘Our Apartments Are Not For Them’

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The Jerusalem Post reports: A group of Israeli tourists looking for board while planning a trip to Germany next summer were shocked after a guesthouse in the southwestern region of Baden-Württemberg last week urged them to cancel their reservation due to their nationality.

While planning a vacation for next August, the four Israeli families reserved lodging at the Mattenhof guesthouse in the Black Forest town of Zell am Harmersbach, explained one of the party’s members, Igor Tsehansky.

However, shortly after confirming the reservation, the administrators of the guesthouse contacted the Israelis with a slew of messages and notified them that they should cancel the booking.

Tsehansky said that he and his friends received the German-language notice less than week after making the arrangements.

“We don’t Want have Guests from Israel, because our apartments are Not for them [sic]. Please cancel the Booking,” read a Google translated message that Tsehansky posted to Facebook.

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