Germany seeks to reassure Jews after Yom Kippur attack

The attempt to massacre Jews inside a synagogue stokes renewed concern about rising far-right extremism and questions about the police response. “It’s not easy being openly Jewish in Germany, [but] the main message is we can’t give up. We won’t … Read More

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe

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CNN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said “there is work to be done” in Germany to face up to the dark forces that are finding mainstream support there and in other parts of the world. “In Germany, obviously, they … Read More

40 years of Iranian threats against Israel and few pay any attention

Getty Images Last month a conference in Warsaw brought together high ranking officials from 60 countries, called to discuss the current chaos in the Middle East, and to zero in on the threat posed to the region by the regime in Tehran. … Read More

How safe are Jews living in Germany?

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For the first time in 18 years, international Jewish service organization B’nai B’rith has held its European congress in Berlin. On the agenda: the renewed threat to Jews in Germany. “Are we safe?” The question asked by Andras Kain, head of … Read More

Erdogan’s Anti-Semitism Will Sink Turkey’s Economy

The Turkish president’s racist conspiracy theories are a threat to economic stability. President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the press during the Argentina G20 Leaders’ Summit 2018 on Dec. 1 in Buenos Aires. (Daniel Jayo/Getty Images) On Nov. 21, … Read More

Analysis The Race to Replace Merkel Begins. A Look at Those Vying to Lead Germany’s Top Party

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Three candidates vying to replace chancellor as leader of the center-right party include a Merkel loyalist and an old foe; all must combat rising challenge of liberal and populist parties to their left and right. German chancellor Angela Merkel waving … Read More

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