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100 European Jewish Boys & Girls Celebrate Bar, Bat Mitzvahs at Western Wall

The celebrants were accompanied by rabbis from their respective Jewish communities and a native speaker of their language was attached to each group.

Federal Judge Rules ‘Insufficient Duress’ in 1938 Sale of Picasso Belonging to German Jewish...

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.

Algerian Holocaust Survivors to Receive Modest German Reparation

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.

Germany: We Alone Are to Blame for Holocaust

“Anti-Semitic statements are overflowing the internet channels in Poland, [and] they have become present on the main stream media too."

German Court Bans Muezzin Loudspeakers

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.”

European Jews Call on OSCE to Adopt International Definition of Anti-Semitism

“Anti-Semitism is not only a Jewish problem, it concerns all European citizens. Extremist ideologies start by threatening Jews, but are in fact a challenge to society as a whole."

Reports: German Scientists Tested Toxic Diesel Fume on Humans (Again)

The reports name the carmakers responsible for this atrocity as being Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes Benz.

Netanyahu: Germany’s Chancellor ‘Understands Our Concerns’

"The Europeans will hold discussions among themselves, and with the US, but she understands that this touches ... the things that could threaten our very existence."

German Jews ‘Appalled’ by Iranian Spy Network’s Focus on Jewish Targets

All three Jewish institutions were presumably being studied as potential targets for retaliatory strikes by Iran.

Germany to Appoint Commissioner to Coordinate Gov’t Fight Against Anti-Semitism

German MP Volker Kauder said it was "shameful" that Jewish institutions required police protection, and that Jews are often afraid to go out, and openly identify as Jewish.

US Seeking Extradition of Polish German Muslim Currently in French Prison Who Aided 9/11...

According to the extradition request, Ganczarski met several times with senior al-Qaeda leaders between 1999 and 2001, and had close personal ties with bin Laden.

German Prosecutors Say No Clemency for ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’

Groening said in 2015 that he would not ask forgiveness from survivors or victims’ families. “I can only ask my God for forgiveness,” he said.

Countdown Begins on Final US Decision to ‘Fix or Nix’ Iran Deal

After Trump signed the waiver Friday, Iran deal critics in both the Senate and the House called for language that applies to all missiles.

German Police Raid Iranian Spy Network

The ten individuals are believed to be spying on Israelis in Germany, on German Jewish institutions, an on Iranian dissidents.

German High Court Overturns Sharia Police Acquittal

Germany's Federal Court of Justice, the country's highest court, on Thursday overturned a lower court's decision in November 2016 to acquit a group of...

Legendary Jewish Photographer Madame d’Ora’s Work on Display in Hamburg

In Austria, in 1945-6, Madame d’Ora documented the fate of refugees near Vienna, acting for the first time as a social reporter.

Rightwing German Leader Banned from Social Networks for Anti-Muslim Attack

Two years ago, Cologne saw mass sexual assaults on New Year's Eve by North African and Arab young men.

Jewish Official: German Jewish Life Only with Police Protection

In April, the Bundestag received an expert report showing that Jews in Germany are facing increased anti-Semitism in their everyday lives, and fear for their safety.

Germany Identified Potential Islamist Women’s Terror Network

Some of the members of the women's network have returned from the Middle East following the decline of ISIS.

Germany Mulling Anti-Semitism Commissioner Idea

"Each crime motivated by anti-Semitism is one too many and shameful for our country."

Third Hanukkah Candle Lit at Western Wall to Honor Holocaust Survivors

Similar candle-lighting events took place on the third night of Hanukkah in Berlin and in New York City, honoring Holocaust survivors.

Do You Know Anyone Who Survived Babi Yar, Stuthof, Zhytomyr or Kamianets-Podilsky?

Anyone stationed at a camp is liable to prosecution as an accessory to murder based on service. The change in policy led to searches for anyone who served in the death camps or murder squads.

German Jewish Leader Warns Anti-Semitism is ‘Very Big Problem’

"Experience has shown that openly wearing a kippa or a necklace with the Star of David is enough to attract verbal or physical threats."

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