german elections

german elections
A man carries a wooden Star of David as people attend a demonstration themed with the slogan "#untei

What are Jews voting for in Germany’s elections?

Jews make up less than 1% of Germany’s population of 83 million; for many, Jewish issues pale in comparison to some that the entire country is wrestling with, such as climate change and inequality.

By JOE BAUR/JTA
25/09/2021
Angela Merkel

German parties reach coalition deal in principle

A negotiating source said the SPD would get the foreign, finance and labor ministries under the deal.

By REUTERS
07/02/2018
Angela Merkel

Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail

Failure to form a government in Europe's largest economy could have implications for everything from euro zone reforms to relations with post-Brexit Britain.

By REUTERS
20/11/2017
Demonstrators protest the anti-immigration party Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD) after elections

Not the return of Nazi Germany, but a cause for concern

The passage of time and the frail human memory gradually diminish the impact of the Holocaust on arresting racist, xenophobic and antisemitic ideas and movements in Europe and elsewhere.

26/09/2017
Alexander Gauland, top candidate of the anti-immigration party Alternative fuer Deutschland (AfD)

Leader of far-right German party says Jews have nothing to fear

Afd leader claims his party has nothing in it Jewish people should be alarmed about.

By JTA
25/09/2017

Split in German far right; co-leader storms out of news conference

Frauke Petry, who was long considered the AfD's most recognizable face, said she would take up her seat but would not be part of AfD's parliamentary group.

By REUTERS
25/09/2017

Chastened Merkel braces for coalition tussle after election slump

Damaged by her handling of the 2015 migrant crisis, Merkel's conservative bloc won 32.9 percent of the vote.

By REUTERS , JPOST.COM STAFF
25/09/2017
germany israel

What does today’s German election mean for Israel?

An objective observer can fathom why German elections matter for Israel.

germany anti-semitism

Where will Germany's Jews stand in the country's upcoming elections?

How will the Jewish community channel its feelings towards the ongoing refugee crisis in Germany and Europe into a political decision?

16/09/2017
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