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The damaged door of a synagogue is seen in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were ki

Halle synagogue shooter denies the Holocaust in trial closing statement

The verdict on Balliet as well as his sentence are due to be given on Dec. 21.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
10/12/2020

Parents of Halle Synagogue shooter share responsibility - lawyer

The parents of the alleged killer were silent as he became radicalized, a lawyer for the survivors said.

CANDLES LIGHT the scene of the fatal shooting outside a synagogue in Halle, Germany, in October 2019

Swastikas painted over tributes to synagogue attack victims in Halle

Some of the stencils were painted over with a red swastika earlier this week, the Bild newspaper reported.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
10/10/2020

A year after Halle, Jews who were there are still looking for answers

However, in the months that followed, a fuller and more disturbing narrative about the attack surfaced.

By JOE BAUR/JTA
24/09/2020

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.

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