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Posts Tagged: German Jews

February 29, 2016 4:07 pm

Canadian Shocked to Discover British War Hero Father Was German Jew Whose Story Inspired Book, Movie ‘The Great Escape’

A Canadian researching his late father's past was stunned to discover that his dad was actually a German Jew whose battle against the Nazis inspired a famous...

November 23, 2015 2:55 pm

German Jewish Leader Calls for Refugee Quota, Warns Against Influx of Jew-Hatred

The leader of Germany’s Jewish community called for imposing a quota on the number of refugees coming into the country, amid concerns that asylum-seekers may stem...

November 6, 2015 5:38 am

What the Horrors of Kristallnacht Should Teach Us Today

During the summer of 1938, with an urgent situation facing Jews in Nazi-occupied lands, 32 nations gathered in Evian, France, to find a solution to the...

October 28, 2015 7:34 am

German Intelligence Agencies Sound Alarm Over Islamist Extremism, Antisemitism Entering Country With Flood of Refugees

German intelligence agencies have compiled a report outlining concerns over the influx of Middle Eastern immigrants holding radical anti-Jewish views, the UK's Daily Mail reported...

July 29, 2015 3:00 pm

German Justice Minister Hails Berlin Maccabi Games as ‘Gift Our Country Didn’t Deserve’

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said the Maccabi Games bringing together Jewish athletes from around the globe in Berlin this week were a gift the country "didn't deserve" after the Holocaust. "[The...

July 20, 2015 3:12 pm

Jewish Institutions in Germany Still Need Police Protection, Leader Says

Jewish institutions in Germany "still need police protection" due to antisemitic threats, especially amid an expanding Jewish population in the country, President of the Central Council...

May 15, 2015 1:22 pm

Germany Donates Funds to Restore Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus-Style Buildings - Germany said it will donate 2.5 million Euros ($2.86 million) over 10 years for the preservation and restoration of Tel Aviv's famous...

February 26, 2015 11:27 am

German Jewish Leader Warns Community: Don’t Wear Yarmulkas ‘in Certain Areas’

Times of Israel - Jews should think twice before wearing a yarmulka in certain areas of Germany, the head of the country's Jewish umbrella group warned...

February 10, 2015 2:19 pm

German Jewish Groups Criticize Government’s Non-Jewish Antisemitism Commission - German Jewish groups have criticized the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel for founding a new commission on antisemitism that is comprised entirely of...

February 2, 2015 10:35 am

German Judge Rules Anti-Zionism ‘is the Language of Antisemites’

Times of Israel - At the height of this summer's Israel-Hamas conflict, Europe erupted with anti-Israel sentiment. From London to Paris, large-scale violent demonstrations were seen...

May 21, 2013 2:27 am

Was the Holocaust Punishment for Sin?

For so many people religion is practiced out of a sense superstition. Like a furry rabbit's foot, it wards off evil spirits. Fulfilling...

May 3, 2013 10:06 am

Surprise: ‘Jew in a Box’ Is Not in a Box

When the media dubbed an innovative and informative exhibit at the Jewish Museum in Berlin "Jew in a Box," it drew outrage from around the...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...