web analytics
May 29, 2015 / 11 Sivan, 5775
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post


Germany Agrees to Take in 10,000 More Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugees at the Zaatari refugee camp in Northern Jordan.

Syrian refugees at the Zaatari refugee camp in Northern Jordan.
Photo Credit: Atta Jabr/FLASH90

On Thursday, June 12, the ministers of each of Germany’s 16 states agreed to a plan proposed by Germany’s Foreign Minister last month to accept an additional 1o,000 Syrian refugees into Germany.

In May 2013, Germany agreed to grant 5,000 Syrians asylum, and that number doubled by year’s end. The latest commitment of an additional 10,000 doubled the official number again.

Thus far fleeing Syrians have to apply for a visa, but even Syrians who enter Germany without approved visas are currently allowed to stay. Germany is not deporting anyone back to Syria while the war continues.

Syria’s tiny neighboring country of Lebanon has absorbed nearly one million Syrian refugees since the war began. Following Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt are the countries to which the most Syrians have fled their war-torn country.

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools. You can reach her by email: Lori@JewishPressOnline.com


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

12 Responses to “Germany Agrees to Take in 10,000 More Syrian Refugees”

  1. What’s wrong with the political leaders around the world ? They are trouble makers..

  2. Deb Adams says:

    They will retreat it.big time

  3. If the Syrian refugees are Christian, the Germans won’t regret it, they are good people! America needs to stand up and help the Christians in the muslim countries!

  4. Is this going to be the 2nd Syria ?

  5. Is this going to be the 2nd Syria ?

  6. WELL ITS ALL IN GODS HAND NOW..
    HAVE FAITH+TRUST+LOVE+HOPE+
    BELIEVE IN OUR FATHER,,
    HE WILL NOT DESARD US HE LOVES US+ISRAEL…
    GIVE HIM A CHANCE..

  7. I dont mind wanting to help the real christians or the children its not the littles fault that they are muslim or that all this is going on but all the oldre ones and the adults they are ignorant and need to get out of our country

  8. Ha ha you silly silly sausages!! That’s another 50000 rapes and thousands of murders – good luck losers!

  9. They will regret this….

  10. Alan Kardon says:

    Just what Germany needs. More anti-semitism. Why aren't the members of the Arab League do more for these refugees?

  11. Kjeld Hesselmann says:

    Europe gets their share of un-absorbable Arabs to their countries. Already strife comparable to that of Israel and the Pal-Arabs has taken place in big cities. In Malmoe, the medium size city of Sweden, Arab-Muslim emigrants get their way by threats and rude intimidation towards the ingenious inhabitants. – Some predict that in at least fifteen years-time clusters of semi-wars will be imminent all over the Western part of Europe. The Arabs simply bring their culture of hatred with them.

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
What's happened to NYC's Celebrate Israel Parade?
Israel Rejects as ‘False’ UJA Federation’s Claims about Israel Parade ‘Inclusion’
Latest News Stories
PA's soccer chief Jibril Rajoub, a member of the Fatah Central Committee.

At the last minute before the proposal was to go to vote, Rajoub submitted an amendment that would cancel the bid to suspend Israel.

FIFA logo

Zurich police have confirmed there was a bomb threat to blow up the FIFA congress, but they have since allowed the annual convention to continue following a search.

What's happened to NYC's Celebrate Israel Parade?

Israeli Consul General refutes UJA president’s claim that government insists NIF march in Celebrate Israel parade.

PA flag at soccer game.

They stopped Blatter from speaking, waved PA flags and demanded “Israel out.”

Reishit HaGez is the giving to the Kohen the first cuttings of the fleece of sheep grown in the Land of Israel (based on Deut. 18:4: “You are to give them the first fruits of your grain, new wine and olive oil, and the first wool from the shearing of your sheep.”). Most Jews cannot […]

Postal officials refuse mailmen’s request to be relieved of the job to deliver Baptist cult material that may be illegal.

Final steps are underway for building the City of David’s “Kedem” visitor’s center in Jerusalem that will sit on top of the “Givati Parking Lot” excavation just outside of the Old City of Jerusalem’s walls. The visitor’s center will serve as an entryway to the Jerusalem Walls National Park, which includes the City of David […]

The Orthodox Union, B’nai Brith and the Houston Federation are pitching in.

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker declared Sunday, May 31 as “Celebrate Israel Day,” when thousands of Israeli Americans, Jews and supporters of Israel are to attend the Celebrate Israel Boston Festival sponsored by the Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the Israeli-American Council Boston Chapter. Gov. Baker noted that Israel remains “a tremendous partner, economically and culturally,” to […]

The “rabbi “may be a “reverend” who allegedly was not revered by Ice Cube’s bullies.

Israeli PM Netanyahu talks about his vision for regional cooperation with Arab nations.

Hadera drew the attention of El Paso officials for the city’s desert environment, a large electric power plant, desalination plant and manufacturing complex, and the high-tech incubation programs at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, located 30 miles away.

A day devoted to “peaceful co-existence” in Jerusalem was marred by Arab “anti-normalization” thugs.

At least a dozen people are reported to have been killed in the attack, and another 30 wounded.

The labor union at Israel Railways warned Thursday that workers plan to strike on Sunday.

They’re just rackng up the Iranian generals….

More Articles from Lori Lowenthal Marcus
What's happened to NYC's Celebrate Israel Parade?

Israeli Consul General refutes UJA president’s claim that government insists NIF march in Celebrate Israel parade.

Jerusalem Hug Day coexistence event was marred by violence. May 28, 2015.

A day devoted to “peaceful co-existence” in Jerusalem was marred by Arab “anti-normalization” thugs.

The Israeli Air Force responded to a rocket attack from Gaza by striking terrorist sites within the Strip.

This week ISIS captured two major cities, one in Iraq, one in Syria. Assad’s escape plan revealed.

Liberman apologizes for describing Netanyahu’s decision to meet with head of Arab Joint Party List as “autistic.”

Was the flub the result of the snub, or was Obama simply inadequately prepared for his meeting with the Saudi princes?

U.S. government documents reveal government knew within days terrorists were behind Benghazi attacks

Shaked: ‘ the judiciary, rather than the elected representatives of the people, wield the power to govern’

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/germany-agrees-to-take-in-10000-more-syrian-refugees/2014/06/13/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: