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Posts Tagged: German Jews

February 7, 2022 5:09 pm

‘Jew’ Is Not a ‘Discriminatory’ Word: Jewish Leader Criticizes German Dictionary Entry

The head of the Jewish community in Germany criticized a suggestion by the country’s leading dictionary to use alternative expressions for the word "Jude," or...

October 19, 2021 11:52 am

German-EU-Israel Relations Are Important — and Not Just Because of the Holocaust

It is no secret that relations between Israel and Germany have been deteriorating in the last two decades. The relationship between Benjamin Netanyahu and Angela...

March 23, 2021 1:35 pm

‘Antisemitism-Lite’ in Contemporary Germany

On December 10, 2020, the English edition of Haaretz published an article under the headline, “In Germany, a witch hunt is raging against critics of...

March 18, 2021 11:37 am

Bismarck’s Banker: Gerson von Bleichröder

In 1871, German unification was accomplished by “Iron Chancellor” Otto von Bismarck. Bismarck famously said that “the great questions of the day will be decided...

September 21, 2020 4:24 pm

Germany Earmarks 22 Million Euros to Secure Country’s Jewish Facilities

The German government has reached an agreement with the Jewish community to substantially increase funds earmarked for the security of Jewish institutions and facilities in...

June 17, 2020 10:28 am

Illegitimate Children of Jews Evicted by Nazis Are German Citizens, Court Rules

A US woman born to a Jewish father stripped of his German citizenship by the Nazis in 1938 cannot be denied naturalization for being an illegitimate child,...

October 10, 2019 6:33 am

Sadly, German Synagogue Was Better Protected Due to Past Attacks

In the Times of Israel (TOI) account of the first person shooter video made by the neo-Nazi murderer Stephan Balliet, he is described as being...

August 29, 2019 2:06 pm

‘Don’t Ignore Antisemitic Hatred of Israel,’ Urges German Jewish Leader, as Survey Reveals Growing Demonization of Jewish State as ‘Nazi-Like’

A leader of Berlin's Jewish community has called for a "paradigm shift in the fight against antisemitism" in the wake of a poll showing that...

May 29, 2019 8:23 am

The Problem in Germany Is About More Than a ‘Kipah’ - Who could really be surprised by the story that grabbed the attention of the Jewish world this past weekend? When Felix Klein, Germany’s...

May 26, 2019 10:23 am

Israeli President Issues Defiant Statement After German Antisemitism Commissioner Tells Jews Not to Wear Kippot in Public: ‘We Will Never Submit’

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin issued a defiant statement on Saturday after Germany’s top official on fighting antisemitism suggested that Jewish men should limit the wearing...

February 19, 2019 5:53 am

The Other Side of Germany’s Positions on Israel and Antisemitism

The German government’s official policy is that it makes efforts to fight antisemitism. One example they give is by providing security for Jewish institutions. Another...

January 2, 2019 8:50 am

Muslim Antisemitism in Berlin Schools

There are many indications that antisemitism in Germany has increased in recent years on social media, in the public domain, within the political system, and...

December 28, 2018 12:34 pm

Chancellor Merkel’s Legacy and the Jews

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ceded the chairperson position of the Christian Democrat Party (CDU), and announced that after the next elections -- at the...

November 26, 2018 9:53 am

German Politician Troubled by Rising Antisemitism Throughout Europe - For the first time in history, the president of the European Union plans to hold a conference on antisemitism and anti-Zionism. The “Europe Beyond...


Bipartisan House Taskforce Calls for More Funding for Antisemitism Envoy

A bipartisan group of 83 members of Congress on Friday called for the budget of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism to be raised to $2 million per...


Israel AG: Netanyahu Intervention in Judicial Reform ‘Illegal’

i24 News - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in breach of his conflict of interest agreement when he announced Thursday he was "taking over" the proposed judicial overhaul, Attorney-General...

Middle East

Iraqi Islamic Council Sets Out Case for Fatwa Against Hamas - A clerical body in Iraq that recently issued a groundbreaking fatwa—a legal ruling on a point of Islamic law—against Hamas for oppressing the Palestinians in Gaza, on Thursday...

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