germans and jews

German church covers antisemitic sculpture it was forced to keep

“This sculpture was meant as an insult to Jewish citizens,” The evangelical church’s pastor, Jürgen Kohtz said.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/06/2020
German Jewish leader warns not to forget past on eve of WWII anniversary

Schuster also said he was worried that a certain amount of antisemitism appeared to have become an accepted fact of life in Germany

By REUTERS
08/05/2020
The damaged door of a synagogue is seen in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were ki
Germany's antisemitism commissioner: Jewish communities are thriving

Klein also hinted to the possibility of infusing more Jewish life into the public conscience by marking public cultural days.

Germany rejects law to naturalize Jews who fled Nazis

Germany's main parties rejected a proposed new law making it easier for the descendants of those who fled Nazi Germany to return, saying that two decrees issued last summer were sufficient.

Improbable Jewish-German Film Festival publishes book celebrating 25 years

Maoz opens up about how this film was inspired by the hour in which he thought (incorrectly) that his daughter had been aboard a bus that was blown up by a suicide bomber in Tel Aviv.

Jewish government worker in Berlin was subjected to antisemitic harassment

The employee, who was not a driver for Chancellor Angela Merkel, reported the incidents to the federal government’s antisemitism commissioner in the Ministry of the Interior

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
22/01/2020
The site of the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz II-Birkenau
Israeli Holocaust survivor shows world her diary from Auschwitz

“I will die shortly and I don’t want the people to be forgotten who were murdered,” Miller-Ehrenwald said.

Supporters of Lebanon's Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah carry the party's flag in Beirut
Four German parties call for ban of Hezbollah activities

Hezbollah’s “political wing” operates in Germany by raising funds, recruiting new members and spreading antisemitic and jihadi ideologies.

The Crate:  A Story of War, a Murder, and Justice Deborah Vadas Levison Wildblue Press 2019 $14.48;
Book review: A haunting testimony to survival

Home is a word which evokes a sense of security. It is where families gather for meals and conversations. It’s reading in a cozy chair, looking out on a picturesque landscape.

By LAUREN ADILEV
10/12/2019
A CLASSROOM
Antisemitism in German public school causes Jewish teen to transfer

According to German news reports, Alina R. had encouraged her son to speak with a teacher about the problem. The teacher did not take any action, she said.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
29/11/2019
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