"A major challenge today is to ensure that young people will know about the Holocaust, will find it significant, and will be able to process it appropriately."
There are an estimated 100,000 Jews living in Germany today. Some 522,000 Jews lived in Germany in 1933, but only an estimated 214,000 remained in the country by 1937, and then, of course, very few remained.
The new anti-Semitism commissioner also said he plans to improve cooperation the Muslim associations in Germany, to better coordinate their condemnations of anti-Semitism.
Chief Rabbi Lau responded on Tuesday that the best way to battle anti-Semitism is to immigrate to Israel, but that all Jews in Germany and throughout the Diaspora must continue to wear the kippah and other Jewish symbols.
“If you can’t make it to Erfurt (or Berlin), then wear a kippah wherever you happen to be at that time.”
In 1996, Zammar visited Afghanistan for a second time, to formally join al-Qaeda, on the personal invitation of Osama bin Laden.
The anti-Semitism commissioner of Berlin's Jewish Community said he could not recommend to anyone to run around openly wearing a yarmulke.
Last year, the Israel Space Agency signed an agreement with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) to use its expertise in the examination of deep space radiation effects and its absorption in the human body.
We do not expect justice in Europe that seeks - too quickly - to forget, to eradicate the memory, to deny, to destroy evidence. But, our memory, the memory of the Jewish People, is the antithesis of the haste of the Nazis. We are a nation that remembers...
The German military wants the Herons for intelligence gathering and support in its various missions around the world.
The van ploughed into diners who were enjoying the spring weather at sidewalk tables outside the Grosser Kiepenkerl restaurant.
The problem was that it was happening in public, over a few very embarrassing hours during which the PM appeared weak and confused.
“With regard to this request that we accept refugees living in Israel, particularly from African countries, as part of a UN High Commissioner for Refugees program – we know nothing of this.”
The reported statements include comparisons between Israel and the Nazis, blaming the downfall of Arab leaders on a “Hebrew spring” and depicting Israel as a two-headed monster.
“This should serve as a wakeup call for GIZ and other government agencies in Europe as to the urgency of addressing this dangerous and unacceptable antisemitic discourse at the highest levels of government.”
Oskar Groening, 96, was sentenced to a four-year prison term after his 2015 conviction as an accessory to the murder of 300,000 Hungarian Jews.
"There has to be a consensus throughout Germany that we will no longer tolerate lawless zones," Seehofer said.
According to the Holocaust Survivors' Rights Authority at the Finance Ministry, some 6,200 Holocaust survivors who live in Israel receive pension payments from Germany.
Mr. Zarif, do you recognize this? You should. It's yours. You can take back with you a message to the tyrants of Tehran: Do not test Israel's resolve.
The celebrants were accompanied by rabbis from their respective Jewish communities and a native speaker of their language was attached to each group.
Since the Met itself did not send out its own thugs to bargain down terrified Jewish refugees out of their dwindling riches, it is OK for the museum to continue to display the million dollar artwork.
It is estimated that there are approximately 25,000 Algerian Jewish Holocaust survivors living around the world, bringing the cost of the Algerian Holocaust to the Germans to $79 million, or a little less than one dollar per German.
“Anti-Semitic statements are overflowing the internet channels in Poland, [and] they have become present on the main stream media too."
No one should be coerced into any particular faith, the plaintiffs' attorney argued, suggesting the muezzin call is asserting an Islamic exclusive representation at the expense of other religions.
Netanyahu Corrects German Foreign Minister: Israel Will Control Security West of the Jordan, Two-State...
"We will control security west of the Jordan. Whether or not it’s defined as a state when we have the military control, is another matter. But I’d rather not discuss labels but substance.”