German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Quarantine After Meeting with Infected Doctor

The news came just after Merkel had announced a raft of nationwide measures aimed at limiting contact between people.

Israel’s Ambassador to Germany Tests Positive for COVID-19

The entire embassy staff immediately entered self-quarantine when the ambassador was diagnosed. The Israeli Embassy in Berlin was closed.

German Bill Cracks Down on Facebook, Twitter Hate Speech

"The harassment, verbal abuse and belittling of Jews has become normal in some European societies today — that is a deeply worrying trend."
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Gunman Kills 8, Self, in 2 German Hookah Lounges

The attacks came four days after a shooting that killed one person outside a Turkish comedy show in Berlin.

Adolf Hitler’s Jewish Neighbor from Munich Is Alive and Well at 101

According to the Bristol Post, Alice's father was also going to be sent to a concentration camp, but was let go because he was old and all the concentration camps were full.

German Court Rules Anti-Semitic ‘Pig and Jew’ Artwork Stays on Church Façade

A post-Reformation script describing the relief references Luther's suggestion that the Rabbi holding up the sow’s tail is studying the Talmud.

German Town Uprooted Five Jewish Memorial Cobblestones

Mayor Schulte said the loss was "very annoying."
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As Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 100, Germany Confirms First Case in Bavaria

There have been no deaths as a result of a coronavirus infection outside China.

German Foundation Funds Anti-IDF Draft Dodging Conference in Tel Aviv

The Mesarvot organization promotes and supports inductees’ refusal to be recruited by the IDF.

Berlin Police Prevent Removal of Offensive Holocaust Memorial

God save us from bored Germans with too much time on their hands.

Jewish Cemetery Vandalized in Western Germany

At least 85 Geilenkirchen Jews were murdered in the Holocaust.

German Artist Lays Down 75,000th ‘Stumbling Stone’ in Memory of Holocaust Victims

The name of the Stolpersteine project invokes an anti-Semitic saying, when one accidentally stumbles over a protruding stone: "A Jew must be buried here."

Rejecting Criticism of Stalin, Putin Attacks Poland’s Ambassador to Hitler’s Germany

In retrospect, Madagascar would have probably been safer for the Jews than Poland, but that's a different debate altogether.

Germany: ICC’s Ability to launch Probe Against Israel ‘Doubtful’; Intl. Dissent Grows

Germany’s statement is the latest voice of dissent against the ICC’s announcement.

Jewish Student Choked by Gentile Classmates in Berlin in Latest Antisemitic Attack

Police said the three attackers “tied him up and choked him while expressing anti-Semitic abuse.” The incident took place at 9:20 am during physical education.

Germany Designates Hezbollah a Terrorist Organization

In this move, Germany joins Israel, the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Arab League, the Gulf Cooperation Council and Japan in banning Hezbollah in its entirety.

Film Version of ‘When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit’ Premieres in Berlin

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit starts in Berlin, in March 1933, when nine-year-old Anna finds out one morning that her father is missing.

Germans Apologize for Using Jewish Ashes in Political Art Installation

According to the ZPS website, "the Orthodox Rabbinical Conference has accepted the ashes on Friday. We are very grateful."

Holocaust Survivors ‘Aghast’ at Berlin Protest Using Victims’ Ashes, Also: German Bad Taste

So, here's the big question: do Jews enjoy seeing the actual bones and ashes of Holocaust victims being put on display in Berlin (a Mecca for Israelis, by the way)?

Germany Denies Complete Ban on Hezbollah, Only the Bad Parts

US ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell demanded the German government ban Hezbollah completely.

Anti-Semitic German Lawmaker Loses Committee Chair

Brandner was voted out by all the Bundestag factions except his own.

Iranian Judoka Becomes ‘Recognized Refugee’ in Germany

“Now I can fully concentrate on judo and the preparation for the next IJF events and for the Olympic Games.”

Germany’s Clandestine Police to Combat Far-Right Online Hate Speech

Germany's opposition parties or the most part objected to the legislative initiative because it is too feeble.

Ronald Lauder Awards Chancellor Angela Merkel a Herzl

"I regard this award that carries the name of Theodor Herzl as an obligation never to be content with what has been achieved but to continue striving toward a better future,"Merkel said.

Free Democratic Party Proves Germans Just Don’t Have a Sense of Humor

Alas, the second spelling correction in the video changes "Sieg Hail” to the correct, Nazi-approved "Sieg Heil."

Survey: More than 25% of Germans Are Anti-Semites

About 41% of respondents said they agreed with the statements "Jews talk about the Holocaust too much," and "Jews are more loyal to Israel than to Germany."

5,000 Attend Concert Commemorating Halle Yom Kippur Victims

The concert was organized by city government and several media companies, and aimed to send a "strong message against anti-Semitism, xenophobia, and right-wing extremism."

Survey: 59% of German Voters See Anti-Semitism Rising

Only 35% of respondents said they had seen no increase in anti-Semitism across Germany – compared with last year's 51% who saw no evil.

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