Many non-Jewish Germans first encountered Wolff in Wauer’s 2011 film about Berlin’s historic Weissensee Jewish Cemetery, “In Heaven Underground.”
Although the fall of communism liberated Jewry, the striving for freedom continues
Schaefer resigned his position last week, a year ahead of his scheduled departure.
“The Jewish Museum Berlin sees itself as a forum for discussions and conversations about socially relevant questions… And in this case, it has gone very badly wrong.”
In a statement issued by the social democratic politician Michaele Engelmeier, she called for a cancellation of sports events in Malaysia.
The victim told Deutsche Welle that when a member of the group saw his Star of David he shouted “anti-Semitic insults,” grabbed the cigarette from his mouth and punched him.
Video of the attack caused a public outcry in April when it was posted on the internet.
The time has come for us all to unite against hatred of Jews and other minorities, and to put a stop to xenophobia and discrimination, no matter where it comes from.
15-year-old Liam Ruckert, whose mother is Israeli, plans on relocating to Israel to continue his studies.