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Display by Israel's Embassy in Berlin Light Festival, 2020
'Best of Israeli culture' displayed at Berlin Festival of Lights

"In the place that books were burned purely because of the Jewishness of their authors, the best of Israeli culture in all its forms is displayed in public 87 years later."

THE JEWISH MUSEUM BERLIN, once known as the City of Berlin Museum.
Berlin Jewish museum director on Jewish life in Germany, beyond BDS

Stepping into the fraught position is Hetty Berg, who began her tenure on April 1 after spending the last 30 years as a manager and curator at the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam.

By JOE BAUR/JTA
27/08/2020
Police investigating arson attack on Israeli-owned bar in Berlin

“The owner is a Jewish Israeli who has been the target of anti-Semitic hostilities by local right-wing extremists in the past,” the spokesperson said.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
21/08/2020
1936 Berlin Summer Olympics
IOC removes video tweeted celebrating 1936 Berlin Olympics

The apology did not note the substance of the objection to the inclusion of the video.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
28/07/2020
Rabbi who served Germany’s Jews after fall of the Berlin Wall, dies at 93

Many non-Jewish Germans first encountered Wolff in Wauer’s 2011 film about Berlin’s historic Weissensee Jewish Cemetery, “In Heaven Underground.”

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
14/07/2020
Amihai Grosz: From Berlin with viola

Now first principal viola player of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Jerusalem-born Grosz is a seasoned campaigner.

09/07/2020
Muslims pray in Berlin church to comply with social distancing rules

During the holy fasting month of Ramadan, the nearby Martha Lutheran church stepped in to help, hosting Muslim prayers in Arabic and German.

By REUTERS
26/05/2020
A SCREEN grab from the film ‘Viral.’
CoPro documentary market to take place online

The CoPro Market, which is celebrating its 22nd year, normally takes place in Tel Aviv.

Demonstrators attend an 'al-Quds Day' protest rally in Berlin, Germany, July 11, 2015
Rise in violent Iranian regime supporters in Berlin - Intel report

Middle East Forum Berlin urges ban of "antisemitic" al-Quds rally.

Demonstrators attend an 'al-Quds Day' protest rally in Berlin, Germany, July 11, 2015
German Jew sues Berlin to stop antisemitic Quds Day rally

Iranian regime-sponsored rally attracts neo-Nazis, members of Hezbollah and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.

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