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Posts Tagged: antisemitism Germany

September 2, 2022 1:24 pm

Top German Antisemitism Official Calls for Tighter Control of Documenta Artshow in Wake of Anti-Jewish Exhibits

The head of the German federal government's office for combating antisemitism has vociferously condemned the Documenta festival of contemporary art in the city of Kassel...

August 5, 2022 12:13 pm

German Jews Call for Resignation of New Documenta Art Festival Director as Antisemitism Scandal Festers

The scandal over antisemitic artworks on display at Germany's prestigious Documenta festival of contemporary art continued to fester on Friday, as Jewish activists demanded the...

May 6, 2022 10:41 am

German Jewish Singer Gil Ofarim Sticks by Antisemitism Allegations Despite Local Prosecutor’s Skepticism

Gil Ofarim, the German Jewish singer who accused a hotel in the city of Leipzig of antisemitic discrimination in an incident that electrified the German media...

October 6, 2021 11:37 am

Hundreds Demonstrate Outside Leipzig Hotel in Solidarity With German Jewish Singer Told to ‘Pack’ His Star of David

Hundreds of protestors gathered outside the Westin Hotel in the German city of Leipzig on Tuesday night for a spontaneous rally against antisemitism. Organizers estimated that...

April 19, 2021 2:00 pm

‘Every Day There Are Three Antisemitic Attacks in Berlin’: New Report Illustrates Threat Faced by Jews in German Capital

More than 1,000 antisemitic incidents were recorded in Berlin during 2020, marking a rise of nearly 20 percent on the previous year, new research published...

March 31, 2021 11:56 am

German Armed Forces Seeking Rabbis to Provide Pastoral Care for Jewish Servicemen and Women

The German military has advertised positions for two rabbis to minister to the 300 Jews currently serving in the federal armed forces, or Bundeswehr. The two...

February 24, 2021 5:21 pm

‘We Are Hitler’s People, Then and Now:’ Violent Hatred of Jews Exposed Among Students at Elite German University Fraternity

Students at an elite German university fraternity regularly greeted each other with the words "Heil Hitler" and used the word "Jew" as a pejorative, according...

October 5, 2020 11:14 am

Brutal Antisemitic Assault Outside Hamburg Synagogue Was ‘Terrorist Act,’ Says German Jewish Leader

The head of the Jewish community in the northern German city of Hamburg on Monday denounced a violent antisemitic assault on a Jewish student outside...

September 23, 2020 2:52 pm

In Tandem With Pandemic, Antisemitic Hate Crimes Rise in Berlin During 2020

Antisemitic hate crimes in Berlin registered another rise this week, as a new report showed that an increasingly emboldened hostility toward Jews was taking on...

July 24, 2020 12:10 pm

German Antisemitism Tsar Urges Investigation Into Celebrity Chef Turned Conspiracy Theorist

The German government's top antisemitism official on Friday called for federal prosecutors to launch an investigation into a celebrity chef who has reinvented himself as...

March 10, 2020 2:28 pm

Berlin Opens First Counseling Center in Germany for Victims of Antisemitic Attacks

The city of Berlin opened a counseling center for victims of antisemitic harassment and violence on Tuesday, in recognition of the steep rise in anti-Jewish...

January 28, 2020 2:54 pm

German Politicians Criticized for Highlighting Antisemitism Among Muslims on Holocaust Memorial Day

Two German politicians were at the center of a bitter domestic row on Tuesday after they drew attention to the dangers posed by antisemitism within...

November 19, 2019 3:54 pm

76-Year-Old Berlin Pensioner Beaten Up in Broad Daylight by Antisemitic Assailant

An elderly man has been viciously beaten up in broad daylight on a Berlin street by a youth who showered him with antisemitic abuse. According to...

November 11, 2019 11:34 am

‘The Difference Now Is That We Have the State of Israel’: German Jewish Leader Describes Growing Unease With Threat from Neo-Nazis, Islamists

The head of the Jewish community in the Germany city of Halle -- where a neo-Nazi terrorist attempted to gun down worshipers gathered for Yom...


European Jewish Community Unenthusiastic on EU Antisemitism Initiatives: Re...

The European Jewish diaspora is unenthusiastic about European Union (EU) member states' efforts to fight antisemitism, according to a report...


Huwara Survivor Calls on Israeli Government to Prevent Next Attack - The Israeli man seriously wounded in Sunday’s shooting in Huwara spoke to the public on Tuesday for the first time since the incident, saying it was a “miracle”...

Middle East

Archaeologists Discover Oldest Pearl City in the Gulf in the UAE

i24 News - Archaeologists on Monday claimed to have found the oldest pearl city in the Persian Gulf on an island off one of the northern Sheikhdoms of the United...

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