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House of worship for Christians, Jews, Muslims being built in Berlin

It will be designed by Berlin-based architects Kuehn Malvezzi, and will include within the structure a synagogue, a church and a mosque.

Car crashed into the gate of the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin

Salafist group that called for sharia law, death of Jews banned in Germany

The number of Salafists had risen in Germany to an all-time high of 12,150 in 2019, Germany's domestic intelligence said in its annual report last year, listing them among "Islamist extremists."

By REUTERS
25/02/2021

Israeli films to take part in the Berlin Film Festival

This year’s festival, which is usually held in February, will take place online this year March 1-5. In addition, an in-person festival is planned for June 9-20.

Display by Israel's Embassy in Berlin Light Festival, 2020

Man assaulted in Berlin by attacker who shouted antisemitic insults

The victim, 33, was attacked in front of his apartment building by another man whom police said was trying to visit a woman who lived in the same building.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
08/01/2021
Rykestrasse Synagogue, Berlin

Berlin synagogue mezuzah vandalized with swastika

German Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, noted his frustration with this “disgusting” crime.

By JOE BAUR/JTA
08/10/2020
A man uses a smartphone in New York City, in this picture taken November 6, 2013

Berlin police investigated for racist, neo-Nazi messages on chat

German police are under pressure to take tougher action against those in its ranks with far-right sympathies.

By REUTERS
01/10/2020

Int'l project combats online antisemitism through artificial intelligence

Studies have shown that the majority of antisemitic defamation is expressed in implicit ways – through the use of codes and allusions to certain conspiracy narratives through images.

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
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