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Israeli embassy slams German Social Democrats for hosting Iran antisemites

The social democrats, including German social democratic foreign minister Heiko Maas, have been under fire for mainstreaming Iranian regime antisemitism and Tehran's goal to destroy Israel.

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Merkel stays silent on pro-Iran policy ahead of Israel visit

Merkel was silent on her government’s advocacy for the controversial 2015 Iran atomic deal.

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BDS activists shut down Berlin festival event due to Israeli sponsorship

The podium panel was titled “Boycott” and had to be ended because of the hostility created by the anti-Israel activists in the audience.

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Merkel: Bad Iran deal better than no deal

In special Independence Day interview, the German chancellor discusses antisemitism, Mideast peace and Berlin's pledge to maintain Israel's national security.

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Israel-German ministerial meetings resume after year off

Disagreements over settlement policy had prevented diplomatic meetings from happening between Israeli and German ministers.

Israel pulls out of Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit in Germany

Frankfurt museum couldn’t guarantee scrolls’ return if claimed by Palestinians or Jordanians

Dead Sea Scrolls do not belong to Israel, Germany says

The Israel Antiquities Authority refuses to allow the scrolls to leave Israel due to Germany's decision, prompting the cancellation of a Bible Museum exhibit.

Deputy Mayor of Frankfurt seeks to ban 'deeply antisemitic' BDS

The boycott movement targeting Israel is “deeply antisemitic and should have no place in Frankfurt,” the deputy mayor of Frankfurt said.

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