germans and jews

Improbable Jewish-German Film Festival publishes book celebrating 25 years

Maoz opens up about how this film was inspired by the hour in which he thought (incorrectly) that his daughter had been aboard a bus that was blown up by a suicide bomber in Tel Aviv.

Jewish government worker in Berlin was subjected to antisemitic harassment

The employee, who was not a driver for Chancellor Angela Merkel, reported the incidents to the federal government’s antisemitism commissioner in the Ministry of the Interior

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
22/01/2020
The site of the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz II-Birkenau
Israeli Holocaust survivor shows world her diary from Auschwitz

“I will die shortly and I don’t want the people to be forgotten who were murdered,” Miller-Ehrenwald said.

Supporters of Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah carry the party's flag in Beirut
Four German parties call for ban of Hezbollah activities

Hezbollah’s “political wing” operates in Germany by raising funds, recruiting new members and spreading antisemitic and jihadi ideologies.

The Crate:  A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice Deborah Vadas Levison Wildblue Press 2019 $14.48;
Book review: A haunting testimony to survival

Home is a word which evokes a sense of security. It is where families gather for meals and conversations. It’s reading in a cozy chair, looking out on a picturesque landscape.

By LAUREN ADILEV
10/12/2019
A CLASSROOM
Antisemitism in German public school causes Jewish teen to transfer

According to German news reports, Alina R. had encouraged her son to speak with a teacher about the problem. The teacher did not take any action, she said.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
29/11/2019
West Bank factory
German union leader compares Israel to Nazi master race, forced to resign

His comments, made on Facebook, praised the recent decision by the EU to label Israeli products from the West Bank.

Angela Merkel deserved the World Jewish Congress award and here's why

Merkel has, indeed, been strong in our defense. She has been, at times, a lone voice among European leaders defending Israel.

Christian groups gift Torah scroll to German Jewish community

The gift comes a year ahead of the launch of “Nine Centuries of Jewish life in Thuringia.”

By TOBY AXELROD
24/10/2019
'Bild': German president, MPs, diplomat ‘make antisemitism respectable’

Bild wrote “Madness: In February, the federal president sent ‘warm congratulations’ to the antisemitic mullah regime on its national day, ‘also on behalf of my compatriots.'”

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