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.

Nazi Camp Guard, 93, Faces 5,230 Accessory-to-Murder Counts in Hamburg

Prosecutors say he was a "cog" in Nazi Germany's "murderous machinery."

Report: Neither of Halle Synagogue Shooter’s Victims Were Jewish

Jana Lange was killed when she reprimanded the shooter outside the synagogue, asking him: "Is that really necessary while I'm walking past here?"

German Minister: Anti-Semitism Certainly One of Shooter’s Motives

185 Olim arrived from Germany in 2018. On the other hand, an estimated 20,000 Israelis have settled in Germany.

Attack in Halle Live-Streamed by Terrorist, Shows ‘Anti-Semitism in Europe Increasing,’ Netanyahu Warns

Netanyahu called on German authorities to "continue taking determined action against anti-Semitism." Chancellor Angela Merkel attended a synagogue vigil Wednesday in Berlin.

At Least Two Shot Dead Outside Synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur

The perpetrators hammered at the synagogue doors but could not penetrate them.

Writers Protest Denying British-Pakistani Writer the Nelly Sachs Prize over BDS Membership

Journalist Alan Posener noted Shamsie's refusal to allow her works to be translated into Hebrew.

Israel, US, Urge Berlin to Cancel Tonight’s Palestinian Rappers’ Rally at Brandenburg Gate

In 2014, during the Gaza war, the musical pair released their song "Strike a Blow at Tel Aviv," in which they fantasize about bombing Tel Aviv, razing it to the ground and "crushing Jews."

MP Calls ‘Paltry’ Germany’s Adding 859 Survivors to Reparations List

German authorities have processed 1,249 applications for these payments since 2017, and rejected 347.

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