Son of France’s best-known Holocaust survivor equates lamb at slaughterhouse to Jew at gas chamber

(JTA) — Arno Klarsfeld, the son of the well-known French Holocaust survivor and Nazi hunter Serge Klarsfeld, said on television that a lamb at a slaughterhouse is the same as a Jew arriving at the gas chamber.

Arno Klarsfeld, a 55-year-old lawyer and author, made the remark during an interview Wednesday on i24 news channel about his new book on animal welfare.

“For animals in the meat industry, there’s no God like there was no God for the Jewish families mercilessly murdered in the Holocaust. Singer was right: For some animals, life is an eternal Treblinka,” Klarsfeld wrote in “Souls and Animals.

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