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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.

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.


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.


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.

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What does today’s German election mean for Israel?

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

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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?

A screen shows the TV debate between German Chancellor Angela Merkel of the Christian Democratic Uni

Merkel vs. Schulz: Israel and Middle East take back stage at German debate

Socialist candidates says Palestinians educated to hate Jews must understand that Germany supports Israel.

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