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.
A negotiating source said the SPD would get the foreign, finance and labor ministries under the deal.
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.
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.
Afd leader claims his party has nothing in it Jewish people should be alarmed about.
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.
Damaged by her handling of the 2015 migrant crisis, Merkel's conservative bloc won 32.9 percent of the vote.
An objective observer can fathom why German elections matter for Israel.
How will the Jewish community channel its feelings towards the ongoing refugee crisis in Germany and Europe into a political decision?