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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.

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.

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.

German Soccer Club Condemns Own Fans for Calling Director ‘Jewish Pig’

CFC has been mired in an ongoing fight with its far-right supporters for a few months now, and has already lost some of its older fans as far-right hooligan presence has increased.

Good News: Only 14 Out of 8 Million Israelis Want Boycott of Berlin Music...

How ironic, that Rosen Zvi, whose articles deal with the development of the term Goy, would be used to bash a pro-Jewish resolution by the vast majority of a German parliament practically packed with goyim.

Rabbi Attacked by Muslims in Affluent Charlottenburg, Berlin

Charlottenburg is a magnet for Berlin Jews, and is home to the city's largest kosher supermarket.

German Culture Minister Returns Painting Looted from French Jewish Politician

The painting by 19th century French painter Thomas Couture (1815-1879) was stolen from Mandel by the Nazis, and for decades remained part of a collection of 1,566 works stolen by Hildebrand Gurlitt.
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Head of Berlin Jewish Museum Resigns over Objection to Anti-BDS Law

Under Schäfer's direction, in 2017, the museum was criticized for an exhibition titled "Welcome to Jerusalem."

Report: Israeli Academics Tried to Kill German Anti-BDS Law

"Contrary to NGO claims that they are engaging in 'legitimate criticism' of Israel, the NGO rhetoric, publications, and activities often violate accepted standards."

14 UN Security Council Members Condemn Trump’s Golan Proclamation

German UN Ambassador Christoph Heusgen suggested the Syrian letter was "deeply cynical."

Israeli Soccer Player in Germany Told: ‘Down the Chamber with You’

Of course, the "chamber" referenced that historically significant German product, Zyklon B, which was used in gas chambers in the death camps in Poland under Nazi rule.

Good News: Daniel Barenboim Doesn’t Hate Israel, He Hates Everybody

In 2015, Barenboim announced his plans to take the Berlin State Opera with him to Tehran in celebration of the nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic. Iran said Thanks but no thanks in response.

‘Synonyms’ about an Israeli at War with being Israeli Wins 2019 Berlin Film Festival...

The film is based on Lapid's own experiences of living as an Israeli abroad and his ambivalence about being an Israeli.

German Protestant Church Sued to Remove Its Nazi-Adorned Bell

There are at least 23 Nazi bells in use in churches across Germany.

Israeli Public TV Journalist Attacked in Berlin

In this case, she was nimble enough, and fast enough, to get out of the way in time to evade the attack. But what if she hadn't been able to?

Photo of Hitler Embracing Child of Jewish Descent Auctioned for $11,520

The Bundesarchive has 17 letters from Bernile to Uncle Hitler and his aide Wilhelm Bruckner between 1935 and 1938.

Netanyahu in Paris for Armistice Day, But No Meeting with Putin

Netanyahu is slated to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron while in Paris.

Six to be Indicted Over Case 3000 ‘Submarine Affair’

Netanyahu has not been directly implicated, though he was questioned by the police in the matter.

Trial Begins in Germany for Former SS Guard at Stutthof Concentration Camp

Rehbogen, a former enlisted man, has admitted serving at Stutthof, but says he was unaware of the murders.

Deutsche Welle: UK Jews Who Fled Nazis Now Flee Brexit to Germany

Meanwhile, Aliyah figures from the UK rose by 7% – to a whopping 371.

US Applauds Extradition of Iranian Diplomat for Role in Paris Terrorist Plot

A week ago, French officials blamed Iran's ministry of intelligence for a plot to bomb a rally of Iranian opposition groups in Paris on June 30.

Three Orthodox Rabbis Ordained in Berlin after 80-Year Interruption

"The fact that Berlin – the place where deportations and extermination was planned and decided – is once again home to the largest Jewish community in Germany, is ... an undeserved gift."

Rivlin to Merkel: We Must Starve the Iranian Monster, Not Feed It

Merkel said, “Germany has an uncompromising commitment to Israel, both because of our pasts but also because Israel is the only and strongest democracy in the region."

Merkel at Yad Vashem: ‘It Is Germany’s Responsibility to Remember the Holocaust’

Merkel denied that she had conditioned her visit to Israel on the Netanyahu government not carrying out the evacuation of the illegal Bedouin settlement Khan al-Ahmar.

‘Juden in der AfD’ to Launch in Germany, Claim ‘Far Right’ Party Not Anti-Semitic

"The AfD is the only party in the Federal Republic that [...] addresses the issue of Muslim hatred of the Jews without belittling it."

Neo-Nazis in Germany Attack Jewish Restaurant During Riots

"...we are dealing with a new level of anti-Semitic crime. It calls to mind the worst memories of the 1930s."

German Police Officers Probed over Nazi Salutes Allegations

In Germany, Nazi salutes are a criminal offense punishable by up to three years in prison.

Germany Investigates Website Selling Zyklon B Peanuts, Führer Wine

Other products include SS linen, busts of Hitler and of other top Nazis, and knockoffs of liquor brands.
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Report: Berlin Harbors 20% of German Anti-Semitic Crimes

There were 401 anti-Semitic incidents in the first six months of 2018 in Germany. Berlin, which is both the capital city and a state, experienced 20% of these.

Cologne Building Museum in Historic Jewish Quarter to Fight Anti-Semitism

Over its history, the Jewish community of Cologne has suffered persecutions, many expulsions, massacres and destruction.

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