Anti-Semitism is still alive in Germany 70 years after the Holocaust

posted in: Germany, News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel lays a wreath at the former Dachau concentration camp in 2015. Paul Hockenos is the author of “Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall and the Birth of the New Berlin.” The opinion in … Read More

2017 report pins growth of antisemitism on refugee crisis and far-right rise

posted in: News, Refugee Crisis Europe

AntisémitismeAFP ‘Anti-Semitism is the dangerous fuel feeding our enemies for generations’, diaspora minister said The Ministry of Diaspora Affairs released a report on Sunday that noted an increase in anti-Semitic sentiment throughout 2017 attributing the rise of the far-right and … Read More

Anti-Semitism is still alive in Germany as Jews face ‘disturbing’ discrimination

BERLIN — When telecommunications manager Mikhail Tanaev emigrated to Germany in 1998 from his native Russia as a teen, his Jewish faith didn’t matter to classmates or neighbors. That’s because Germany has taken extraordinary steps since the end of World War II to … Read More

Because of Trump, people are burning Israeli flags and attacking Jews

posted in: European Union, News

At least a dozen people were charged for incidents related to anti-Semitism after hundreds gathered in Germany’s capital on Sunday and burned Israeli flags to protest President Donald Trump’s decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel. People who stir … Read More

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