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Posts Tagged: German Jews

September 24, 2017 4:57 pm
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Jews Cast Wary Eye on German Election Results, With Strong Showing of Far-Right AfD Party

As expected, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was reelected on Sunday to a fourth term in office in her country’s federal election, but many Jewish observers...

July 21, 2017 1:33 pm
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New Study: Pupils of Hardline Islamic Background Behind Rise in Antisemitism at Berlin’s Schools

The results of a survey released this week in Berlin asserted that the city's schools have seen the rise of widespread antisemitism, often instigated by students following...

July 14, 2017 10:37 am
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Albert Einstein, Fritz Haber and Jewish Assimilation

I went to a very good Jewish school in England -- Carmel College -- which was known for its study of the sciences. In those days, they were...

April 4, 2017 5:06 pm
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German Jewish Leader: Alleged Bullying of Jewish Student by Muslim Classmates at Berlin High School Marked ‘Antisemitism of the Ugliest Form’

Alleged bullying of a Jewish student at a Berlin public high school by Muslim classmates -- which prompted the student to switch schools -- marked...

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...

Features

Experts Say Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Quest Will Persist, Despite US Moves

JNS.org - Iran is unlikely to halt its drive toward nuclear weapons and ballistic...

New French Jewish Leader Brings Hope of Change to UNESCO

JNS.org - The election of the first Jewish director-general of UNESCO -- French politician Audrey Azoulay -- is raising hopes that she might return the organization...

Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs

JNS.org - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

World

Report: Germany Secretly Approves Controversial Submarine Deal With Israel

Germany has secretly approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Israel for the construction of three dolphin type submarines that will be added to Israel’s fleet of six submarines despite an...

Middle East

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Pledge ‘Relentless Fight’ Aga...

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards on Thursday threatened a “relentless fight” against Israel, a day after the US urged the international...

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