Halle

German musicians take center stage in Halle to say 'no' to antisemitism

The concert organizers said that the event “HalleZusammen” (Halle Together) meant to send “a strong message against anti-Semitism, xenophobia, and right-wing extremism.”

People lay flowers outside the synagogue in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were k
How Germany is rethinking security for its Jewish community

Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said that police will “have to take a closer look at the gamers’ scene,” a reference to the shooter’s frequent use of online gaming platforms.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
19/10/2019
People place candles at central market square in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people w
Did German gun control laws prevent a much worse massacre in Halle?

According to German authorities, only the attacker's poor aim and the poor quality of his homemade firearms saved nine other people he fired at during his half-hour rampage.

Germany's far-right AfD loses support after synagogue shooting -report

A survey of 2,500 Germans by research institute forsa showed 11% support for AfD on Thursday, down from 13% at the beginning of the week.

By REUTERS
13/10/2019
Isaac Herzog calls for increased security for Sukkot in Europe

"The recent terrorist aggression on the Halle synagogue... should sound the alarm loud and clear throughout Europe,” Isaac Herzog said.

12/10/2019
ADL: There is a link between extremists in Europe and in the US

“Halle, Christchurch, Poway and Pittsburgh did not happen in a vacuum, and these attacks share important elements," said ADL CEO Jonathan A. Greenblatt.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
13/10/2019
People lay flowers outside the synagogue in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were k
European Jewish students hold vigil for Halle in Brussels

“We were also moved by the show of strength and solidarity throughout Germany and would like to bring this spirit of unity to Brussels, to say no to hate and fear together, in the heart of the EU"

A view of the synagogue in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooti
Halle Yom Kippur attack victims identified

40-year-old Jana Lange and 20-year-old Kevin S. were identified as the victims. Kevin's mother said the attacker murdered him in cold blood as Kevin was begging for his life.

People place candles at central market square in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people w
Halle shooting survivor: "It's a miracle we're alive"

A gunman, identified by German authorities as Stephan Balliet, was trying to break into the building with the intent of carrying out a massacre.

A year post-Pittsburgh, we must combat antisemitism, unify and secure Jewish people

The Jewish Agency is hardly alone in this pursuit, as we are working with various Jewish organizations as our partners in combating antisemitism.

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