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Germany awards Holocaust survivor Margot Friedländer Federal Cross of Merit

Margot Friedländer was awarded the Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2011 and was awarded the Order of Merit in 2016.

Defiant Germany denies blocking Leopard tank deliveries to Ukraine

Zelensky said Ukraine will still have to fight to get modern tanks, after allied nations failed to agree handing over German-made battle tanks.

By REUTERS
20/01/2023

Tamir Blatt back in Israel, but just for visit

Blue-and-white guard ‘living my dream’ as Alba Berlin duels with Maccabi Tel Aviv in Euroleague.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
20/01/2023

In a twist, German rabbi at scandal’s center cedes rabbinical school ownership to Berlin Jews

Rabbi Walter Homolka faced allegations of sexual harassment scandal involving his husband, who was also his employee.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
13/01/2023
POTSDAM UNIVERSITY – ‘the new nucleus of Jewish Studies in Germany.’

Battle lines deepen in bruising fight for control of Germany’s liberal Jewish institutions

It is virtually assured that yet more slings and arrows will fly before all is said and done - the UPJ could even break apart.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
17/12/2022

'Saving Freud': How the Jewish psychoanalyst escaped the Nazis - review

In Saving Freud, Andrew Nagorski reviews Freud’s life and provides biographical sketches of the eclectic group of people who helped rescue him as the Gestapo was closing in.

By GLENN C. ALTSCHULER
17/12/2022

World's largest freestanding cylindrical aquarium bursts in Berlin hotel

Neither the fire brigade nor the police commented on the fate of the fish.

By REUTERS
16/12/2022

Germany to tighten gun laws after suspected coup plot

Prosecutors allege that many of the suspects were members of the "Reichsbuerger" (Citizens of the Reich) movement, which does not believe in the existence of the modern German state.

By REUTERS
11/12/2022

Jewish photographer takes a tour of Berlin for new book - review

Released in November, Berlin will be presented at international book and art fairs in Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Beijing, Vienna and other cities. 

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