Thousands of Syrian Jews lived in there from the 1920s to the 1950s, creating a small version of their Middle Eastern homeland within its streets and plazas — and their legacy lives on there today.
Germany has experienced a wave of violent antisemitic attacks, largely committed by German Muslims.
Following the redemption of their Soviet, Ethiopian and Syrian brethren, the Jews’ historic commitment to each other is eroding.
The deeper meaning could be that if they were Jewish they would have found something to complain about.
"We are asking that the Israeli government does not abandon us, but helps us get out of here to another country... All my love and loyalty is to this religion [Judaism]."