Avituv at the PEGIDA rally in Frankfurt Jan. 26th 2015
At a recent PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West) rally in Frankfurt, Israeli psychologist Dr. Rotem Avituv gave a disturbing speech that evoked the rhetoric of the Nazi era. Wrapped in a German flag with an Israeli flag apparently fluttering close by, Avituv told the cheering crowd:
"We will stand together and deal with the real Nazis. The Nazis are inside the Islam mentality. In those who want to sell Germany for votes ... you are the true spirit of Germany, Islam wants to take you and drink from the milk of Germany. But they're not Germans, they do not love you. they love themselves. For many years I have looked at Germany...never feel ashamed of yourselves, not even because of the past, you and I are one, we are brothers! The Muslims say we are Islamophobe, yes! I am Islamophobe, because phobia is fear and I am afraid of murder, I am afraid to be raped, I want Germany to be safe...Fuck you, we are stronger, we will win!"

According to his linkedin page, Avituv is a cognitive behavioral psychologist at Netanya Academic College, where he specializes in CBT, REBT, anxiety disorders, OCD and depression.

Another speaker and PEGIDA member was the 'brave German woman' Heidi Mund who received global attention last year when she went to a German church that was hosting a Muslim prayer service and shouted from a balcony "Jesus Christ alone is lord over Germany, I break this curse!" Mund has since been feted on the US-based Christian Broadcast Network, where viewers were asked to pray for her.

A PEGIDA rally in Dresden - Jan 12th 2015
PEGIDA was founded in October 2014 by Lutz Bachmann and since then has been organizing weekly demonstrations against what it considers the 'Islamization of the Western world'. Bachmann, who has a criminal record for sixteen burglaries, drunk driving, dealing cocaine, and assault, was forced to resign as leader of the organization in January 2015 after he posted the following picture on his Facebook page with the caption: "He is back."

Former PEGIDA leader, Lutz Bachmann