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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
People lay flowers outside the synagogue in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were k

How Germany is rethinking security for its Jewish community

Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said that police will “have to take a closer look at the gamers’ scene,” a reference to the shooter’s frequent use of online gaming platforms.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
19/10/2019
A view of the synagogue in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooti

Twitch apologizes for live stream of Germany shooting

"Twitch has a zero-tolerance policy against hateful conduct, and any act of violence is taken extremely seriously," Twitch tweeted.

10/10/2019
Angela Merkel gestures during a cabinet meeting in Berlin

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.

Charlotte Knobloch

German Jewish leader:Antisemitism is in the heart of German society

She described a daily climate of “aggressive antisemitism” that exists in Germany.

German authorities say multiple synagogue attacks are not antisemitism

On August 26, a man demolished the facade of the synagogue wall with a metal post.

A man wearing a kippah at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.

Social media to blame for growing antisemitism, German president says

Addressing a crowd at a historic synagogue, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier affirms Germany's commitment to its Jews, while condemning increasing anti-Jewish sentiment.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
29/06/2017
THE DESTRUCTION of this Munich synagogue during the Kristallnacht pogroms of 1938 haunts its Jewish

Germany’s split personality: Courts favor antisemites, BDS takes hits

“‘Zionist’ in the language of antisemites is a code for ‘Jew,’” Judge Gauri Sastry said in a groundbreaking legal decision.

Berlin terror

Report: German police seek Tunisian in hunt for market attacker

Der Spiegel, which did not cite its sources, said the document was in the name of Anis A., born in Tataouine in 1992. The man is also believed to use false names.

By REUTERS
21/12/2016
La Vieille Synagogue, la plus ancienne d’Europ

Erfut, une ville allemande marquée par le passé

Visite à travers la ville médiévale marquée par un millénaire d’antisémitisme

By NOAH LEDERMAN
18/12/2016
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