German musician admits false anti-Semitism accusation

Updated November 29 2023 - 6:30am, first published 6:28am
A hotel manager has accepted the apology of Gil Ofarim over a false claim of anti-Semitism. (AP PHOTO)
A hotel manager has accepted the apology of Gil Ofarim over a false claim of anti-Semitism. (AP PHOTO)

A German-Israeli musician who claimed he had been turned away from a hotel in the eastern German city of Leipzig because he was wearing a Star of David pendant has admitted during a defamation trial against him that he had made up the story.