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Posts Tagged: German Jews

February 8, 2018 11:04 am
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Judge: New York’s Met Can Keep Picasso Sold During Nazi Flight

A US judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking the return by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan of a Pablo Picasso masterpiece that...

January 18, 2018 3:14 pm
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German Parliament Votes to Step Up Fight Against Antisemitism

Germany's lower house of parliament on Thursday voted to step up efforts to combat antisemitism and called for the creation of a new government post...

December 25, 2017 11:32 am
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Why an Antisemitism Commissioner for Germany Is a Good Idea

JNS.org - There’s an intense debate going on in Germany right now about whether to create a post for a federal commissioner to deal with the...

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...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - As Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, approaches, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

Antisemitism ‘Also Has an Ugly Islamist Face,’ New German Gover...

The German government's newly-appointed antisemitism commissioner has urged a renewed effort against anti-Jewish hatred within the country's Muslim communities, following the...

Israel

Sea Turtle Rescued on Israeli Independence Day at Ashdod Port

A sea turtle was rescued on Thursday -- Israeli Independence Day -- after it got caught in a fishing net in the Port of Ashdod, the Hebrew news outlet Mako reported. The injured...

Middle East

Arab MKs Participate in Palestinian March Mourning Israel’s Founding

JNS.org - Some 10,000 people, including Israeli Arab lawmakers, participated Thursday in a march mourning Israel’s founding. The “March of the Uprooted” is organized by the Higher Arab Monitoring Committee and held...

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