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Hundreds of Israelis stuck in Russia, Ukraine, UK due to airport closure

Currently, the only regular flights to Israel fly from Frankfurt or New York, after the government shut down all commercial flights into Israel on January 25.

El Al plane

El Al to offer flights to and from NYC, Frankfurt amid restrictions

The flights will be available as free options for those whose flights were canceled after January 25.

Frankfurt skyline

Mayors across the world join forces to combat antisemitism, hate

“Antisemitism is not an abstract threat. It takes place in cities, counties, and towns all around the world. We must confront antisemitism where it takes place," Frankfurt Mayor Uwe Becker said.

New Jewish studies program launches at large Frankfurt university

The new program is named for Buber and his colleague Franz Rosenzweig, who together established the Free Jewish Teaching House in Frankfurt.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
11/02/2021

Two rescue flights for Israelis stranded abroad to depart Monday

The rescue flights are meant for Israelis who were abroad when the decision to shut down the country's airport was made, as well as for Israeli patients who require medical treatment abroad.

Frankfurt: Rich with history, including Jewish, isn’t just for business

Frankfurt is not cold or boring. On the contrary, there is much to remind you of the Old World long ago, along with much that “explains the success of postwar Germany.”

By BEN G. FRANK
07/11/2020

EL AL opens flights to new locations including LA and Miami

The new locations include Los Angeles, Miami, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Sofia and Kiev.

14/10/2020
Mirjam Wenzel is the director of the new Jewish Museum of Frankfurt, Aug. 25, 2020

Frankfurt's new Jewish museum reclaims Anne Frank’s forgotten roots

A new $58 million Jewish museum is preparing to showcase the Frank family’s deep attachment to a city they left in 1933, when Anne was 4 years old.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
26/08/2020

Frankfurt's resurgent Jewish community has a new, potent voice

There are only about 6,600 Jews in the city of 753,000, but they have a political influence that other minority populations don’t. Fighting antisemitism is a city priority.

By JOE BAUR/JTA
07/07/2020
Frankfurt am Main Synagogue burning during Kristallnacht

German synagogue destroyed on Kristallnacht uncovered by archaeologists

The excavation team is also hopeful of finding other relics such as coins and documents buried in the foundations.

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