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Posts Tagged: German Jews

November 30, 2016 12:07 am
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Top European Rabbi Voices Alarm as Antisemitic Incidents in Germany Reportedly Jump Threefold

The number of antisemitic incidents in Germany jumped threefold in 2015, the Times of London reported on Tuesday. According to the report -- which cited German...

November 10, 2016 6:36 pm
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German Police Open Investigation After Neo-Nazi Group Publishes Addresses of Berlin Jewish Institutions on Facebook on Kristallnacht Anniversary

German police have opened an investigation after a neo-Nazi group published online the addresses of dozens of Berlin Jewish institutions -- including schools, stores, restaurants...

February 29, 2016 4:07 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Germany Donates Funds to Restore Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus-Style Buildings

JNS.org - 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
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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
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German Jewish Groups Criticize Government’s Non-Jewish Antisemitism Commission

JNS.org - 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
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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
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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
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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...

Culture

Phoenix Jewish News Joins Consortium Running 4 Other Papers

JNS.org - The Phoenix area’s Jewish community newspaper has joined a consortium that publishes and manages four other Jewish newspapers. Mid-Atlantic Media...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Bernard-Henri Lévy Says Election of Donald Trump a ‘Major Event for ...

Editor's note: Bernard-Henri Lévy—French philosopher, filmmaker, and activist; defender of Israel and of Jewish values—returns to New York on January...

Israel

Netanyahu: Government ‘Working Overtime’ to Find ‘Respons...

The government is “working overtime” to come up with a “responsible solution” to the Amona issue that will both protect...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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