The announcement comes nearly a year after a violent attack on the synagogue in Halle, on Yom Kippur, which left two passersby dead.
The synagogue was full to its capacity of about 100 last October when a white supremacist gunman tried to blast open the building’s armored door on Yom Kippur.
Ismet Tekin, who was an employee when the shop was attacked last October, was not injured and thus the shop does not qualify for assistance under the Victims Compensation Act.
I decided to be a co-plaintiff in this trial in order to play a role in the fight against right-wing extremism.
Rabbi Rebecca Blady was present at the time of the shooting, and is now a co-plaintiff in the upcoming trial.
If convicted in the upcoming trial, he will likely serve a lifetime sentence.
Police have admitted that they were unaware that October 9 was Yom Kippur last year.
The escape attempt comes as the Halle Jewish community finds itself the target of a number of antisemitic incidents in recent days
The number of antisemitic crimes in 2019 was 13% higher than it was in 2018.
Though the video did not remain on Twitch for long, it was captured and shared on other platforms.