germany

German city freezes relations with Iran following relentless pressure

German-Iranian dissident: The move is ‘a big defeat for the Iranian regime but also for the appeasement policy in Freiburg’

50 Nations meet to discuss Russia, leaving Germany in a predicament

Senior leaders from 50 nations around the world gathered at the United States Ramstein Air Base in western Germany on January 20 to discuss Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine

By ANAT HOCHBERG-MAROM
01/02/2023

Watch how Israeli-German tv anchor ended a broadcast about Hitler - in Hebrew

The broadcast ended with Journalist Antonia Yamin, who has an Israeli father, declaring 'Am Israel Chai.'

01/02/2023

Douglas Emhoff’s trip to Poland, Germany brings him back to his Jewish roots

Emhoff sat down with several Holocaust survivors in Germany's central Holocaust memorial, two of whom had recently fled Ukraine.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
01/02/2023

Germany returns 16th-century sculpture to heirs of Jewish owner

The Berlin-based Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation announced today that the “Maria Lactans” statuette would be given back to the family of German Jewish banker and entrepreneur Jakob Goldschmidt.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
31/01/2023

German anti-discrimination official under fire for omitting Jews on Holocaust Remembrance

Ferda Ataman, the anti-discrimination commissioner for the German federal government, only acknowledged LGBT+ victims of the holocaust.

German parliament remembers LGBTQ+ victims of the Nazis

Historians estimate that about 100,000 gay and bi men were arrested between 1933 and 1945 and thousands were sent to concentration camps. Many of them did not survive.

By REUTERS
27/01/2023

Germany’s liberal rabbinical association expels rabbi at center of sweeping scandal

The vote took place Wednesday at the Berlin headquarters of the Central Council of Jews in Germany.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
27/01/2023

Frankfurt Chief Rabbi gives speech to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Rabbi Avichai Apel of Frankfurt gave a powerful speech to commemorate the 78th International Holocaust Remembrance Day at a commemoration on Tuesday.

Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day: How my father escaped genocide

According to the laws of probability, my father should never have survived the genocide. He said he was saved by the RAF bombing of Magdeburg, Germany.

26/01/2023
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