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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...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

World

European Union Leader Warns Poland Must Stop Antisemitic Remarks

Poland's ruling party must do everything it can to stop antisemitic remarks that are hurting Poland's standing in the world and putting its interests at risk, European Council President Donald...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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