Halle

Germany pledges extra $26 million for Jewish security

The announcement comes nearly a year after a violent attack on the synagogue in Halle, on Yom Kippur, which left two passersby dead.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
19/09/2020
Amid pandemic, Halle Jews forced out of synagogue again year after attack

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.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
12/09/2020
German Jews raise money to help owner of Halle kebab shop

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.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
12/09/2020
Mourners gather at the synagogue in Halle, Germany.
I survived the Halle synagogue attack and now I face my attacker in court

I decided to be a co-plaintiff in this trial in order to play a role in the fight against right-wing extremism.

By RABBI REBECCA BLADY/JTA
24/07/2020
People place candles at central market square in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people w
Halle Synagogue shooting survivor: 'I really lost trust in the police'

Rabbi Rebecca Blady was present at the time of the shooting, and is now a co-plaintiff in the upcoming trial.

22/07/2020
Halle Synagogue shooter trial to begin this week in Germany

If convicted in the upcoming trial, he will likely serve a lifetime sentence.

Police in Halle say local Jews requested no Yom Kippur protection

Police have admitted that they were unaware that October 9 was Yom Kippur last year.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
13/06/2020
German Halle synagogue shooter attempts prison escape

The escape attempt comes as the Halle Jewish community finds itself the target of a number of antisemitic incidents in recent days

By JOE BAUR/JTA
05/06/2020
More than 2,000 antisemitic crimes in Germany, highest rate since 2001

The number of antisemitic crimes in 2019 was 13% higher than it was in 2018.

Attendees walk past a Twitch logo in Los Angeles
Twitch announces safety advisory board following Halle synagogue shooting stream

Though the video did not remain on Twitch for long, it was captured and shared on other platforms.

15/05/2020
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