Germany

German Leftist Party Introduces Resolution To Recognize Palestinian State

03/26/2015

A left-wing opposition party in the German parliament introduced a resolution to recognize a Palestinian state, a position opposed by the current governing coalition.

Echoes Of The Rothschilds

03/03/2015
Travel Writer

When I am asked about my least favorite airport, I never hesitate. While my relationship with JFK, my home base, is of the love-hate variety, there is no airport I loathe the way I loathe Frankfurt.

The Deutsche Bank building in Frankfurt. Hilary Larson/JW

German Jewish Magazine To Hide Publication’s Name In Deliveries

02/25/2015

A monthly Jewish magazine in Germany said it will deliver copies to subscribers in blank envelopes as a response to recent anti-Semitic attacks across Europe.

German Man, 93, Charged As Accessory To Murder Of 170,000 At Auschwitz

02/17/2015

Berlin — A former SS member, now 93, was charged in Germany as an accessory to the murder of 170,000 people, mostly Jews, at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

Why I Am Going To Germany

10/14/2014
Special To The Jewish Week

When I accepted the invitation to spend 10 weeks in Germany this fall, it was with a sense of joyful anticipation. As the summer of Gaza unfolded, the resurgence of anti-Semitism across Europe tempered my joy but never weakened my resolve.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

A Night Of Remembrance In Berlin

11/12/2013
Staff Writer

During the Third Reich, the Brandenburg Gate, a landmark in the center of the German capital, was a symbol of Nazi supremacy, through which uniformed soldiers would march.

Germans remember Kristallnacht. Getty Images

Ari Lesser Raps About BDS

"We're not perfect but if you think we're the worst, first take a look at the rest of the earth," says rapper Ari Lesser, taking a musical look at countries around the world that have yet to arouse the ire of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions crowd.

 

European Jews Hail Merkel's Re-election, Invite Her To Visit

09/24/2013
Staff Writer

On the heels of Angela Merkel’s re-election to a third term, the Board of Deputies of British Jews has invited her to visit to receive a special award, the first time it has issued such an invitation to any German chancellor, according to the Jewish Chronicle.

Angela Merkel won re-election as Germany's chancellor and an invitation to visit Britain's Jewish community. Getty Images

Weiner Cites '1938 Germany' In Speech Against Stop-And-Frisk

Frontrunner insists Nazi reference was not a comparison to New York City today.

07/15/2013
Assistant Managing Editor

In the aftermath of a controversial Florida verdict acquitting George Zimmerman in a racially charged shooting case, mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner referred to the Nazis in opposing the NYPD's stop-and-frisk procedures at a church on Staten Island.

Anthony Weiner: Up to 'those of us in government' to end racial profiling. Getty Images

Confronting Anti-Semitism, On Exhibit

Today, Germany is recognized as a leading industrialized nation with a stable democracy. But despite the country’s Holocaust memorials and reparations, anti-Semitism—along with racism and neo-Nazi ideology—has remained part of German society since 1945.These circumstances are at the heart of “Germany After 1945: A Society Confronts Anti-Semitism, Racism and Neo-Nazism,” a traveling exhibition that is making its U.S. debut at Baruch College of The City University of New York.

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