How Alternative für Deutschland is trying to resurrect German nationalism

posted in: Germany, News

The far-right party is focused on culture, rather than the economically left behind. Once a year in September, the towering, 19th century Kyffhäuser memorial in central Germany attracts a large crowd of people. Equipped with German flags, they climb up … Read More

Is Germany Still a Haven for Israelis? After Election, Some Wonder

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in 2014. Despite the gains made by the far right in the German elections, Mr. Netanyahu expressed confidence that Israel and Germany would only deepen their ties. CreditAmmar Awad/Reuters … Read More

Jews around world concerned by far-right breakthrough in German election

posted in: European Union, News

BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) – Jewish groups in Europe and the United States expressed alarm on Sunday at the far-right Alternative for Germany’s success in Germany’s parliamentary election and urged other parties not to form an alliance with the AfD. Early projections … Read More

What does today’s German Election mean for Israel?

posted in: Israel, News

–Netanyahu sets policy: We won’t meet diplomats who meet with Breaking the Silence –Jewish groups: Fire German official who called pro-Israelis ‘traitors’ An objective observer can fathom why German elections matter for Israel.  German and Israeli national flags . (photo … Read More

Anti-migrant, anti-Muslim, anti-Merkel: Germany’s AfD

The Alternative for Germany (AfD), which rails against immigration and Islam, is set to become the country’s first hard-right nationalist party to clear the five-percent hurdle and enter parliament in the post-war era. Close to France’s National Front and the … Read More

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