German far-right considering expelling three members

Alternative for Germany considering expelling three members who attended a neo-Nazi festival.Ben Ariel, 9/18/2018, 6:38 AM

Germany criticizes US for shutting down PLO mission

Germany says US decision to close PLO office in Washington will harm efforts to reach two-state solution.Elad Benari, 9/16/2018, 4:16 AM

German music festival disinvites musician who endorsed BDS

Organizers of music festival in Düsseldorf withdraw invitation to Brian Eno over his longtime involvement in attempts to boycott Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/14/2018, 11:43 PM

German Jewish leader warns of 'strongly rooted extremism'

Head of Germany's Central Council of Jews expresses concern following attack on a kosher restaurant in Chemnitz by masked neo-Nazis.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/9/2018, 11:57 PM

German state office says BDS is anti-Semitic

Berlin State Office for the Protection of the Constitution categorizes BDS as anti-Semitic.Elad Benari, 9/4/2018, 5:16 AM

‘Substantial’ German funding increase to make up US shortfall

But it won’t be enough to keep UNRWA afloat, German Foreign Minister says in letter to other EU member countries.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 9/2/2018, 3:00 PM

Germany calls for payment systems to save Iran deal

German Foreign Minister calls for Europe to set up payment systems independent of the U.S. in order to save 2015 nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, 8/22/2018, 6:45 AM

Germany reverses ban on Nazi symbols in video games

Germany industry body rules that computer and video games can include swastikas and other Nazi symbols.Ben Ariel, 8/10/2018, 6:46 AM

Attacks on Jews dramatically increase in Germany

First half of 2018 sees 10% increase in attacks, but many cases unreported and don’t figure in official statistics.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 8/9/2018, 3:02 PM

German 'Nazi grandma' loses court challenge

Germany’s highest court reaffirms that constitutional free speech guarantees do not cover Holocaust denial.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/4/2018, 1:58 AM

18 years later, German man acquitted over 'racist' bombing

Alleged neo-Nazi acquitted by German court for bombing 18 years ago targeting Jewish immigrants at a commuter rail station.AFP, 7/31/2018, 11:01 AM

Germany: Record numbers of Islamists, neo-Nazis

German Interior Minister presents gloomy data showing dramatic increase in number of Muslims considered dangerous and neo-Nazis.Nissan Tzur, 7/25/2018, 7:47 PM

Report: Germany mediating between Hamas and Israel

Arabic newspaper reports Germany has been involved in indirect negotiations between Israel and Hamas over a prisoner exchange deal.Elad Benari, 7/5/2018, 6:59 AM

Merkel: Solutions needed for Iran's 'aggressive tendencies'

German Chancellor says European countries share concerns over Iran's ballistic missile program.Elad Benari, 6/22/2018, 4:45 AM

Germany arrests man suspected of building biological weapon

Tunisian man arrested in Germany on suspicion of trying to build biological weapon using deadly poison ricin.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2018, 5:39 AM

Band banned for boycott stand

Scottish group rejects festival request to withdraw support for boycott against Israel; Festival management: 'Want nothing to do with BDS'.Mordechai Sones, 6/14/2018, 9:55 AM

German nationalist who downplayed Nazi past won't be expelled

Leaders of Alternative for Germany drop bid to expel member who suggested the country stop acknowledging and atoning for its Nazi past.Ben Ariel, 6/12/2018, 5:12 AM

German rappers criticized for anti-Semitism visit Auschwitz

Two German rappers who created an uproar with anti-Semitic lyrics visit Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/9/2018, 1:29 AM

Israeli who was attacked in Berlin: Nobody offered help

Israeli who was attacked in Berlin while listening to Israeli music says people stood by without offering him any assistance.Ben Ariel, 6/5/2018, 5:37 AM

Germany: No justification for attacks on Israel

Germany condemns Hamas and Islamic Jihad following barrage of more than 80 rockets and mortars on southern Israel.Ben Ariel, 5/31/2018, 6:07 AM

Europe, U.S. far from compromise on Iran deal

German Foreign Minister meets Secretary of State Pompeo, says compromise with U.S. on Iran nuclear deal is not near.Ben Ariel, 5/24/2018, 1:36 AM

German newspaper cans cartoonist over Netanyahu caricature

Süddeutsche Zeitung dismissed cartoonist for refusing to apologize for caricature of PM Netanyahu which was blasted as anti-Semitic.Elad Benari, 5/18/2018, 2:38 AM

German newspaper apologizes for caricature of Netanyahu

Süddeutsche Zeitung admits cartoon of Netanyahu dressed as Eurovision winner Netta Barzilai could be seen as anti-Semitic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2018, 5:35 AM

German 'Nazi Grandma' fails to show up for prison sentence

Holocaust survivors’ group urges German authorities to intensify search for 89-year-old Ursula Haverbeck, convicted of Holocaust denial.Elad Benari, 5/7/2018, 3:39 AM

Germany criticizes Abbas's anti-Semitic speech

German Foreign Minister says his country was responsible for one of the worst crimes in history.Elad Benari, 5/3/2018, 6:13 AM

Amazon pulls ad for money-flashing rabbi costume

Following complaints, Amazon Germany pulls picture of a model holding money while wearing a rabbi costume from website.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 4/27/2018, 6:43 AM

Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner seeks central register

Germany's first anti-Semitism commissioner says he will establish central register in order to better understand anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 4/27/2018, 6:30 AM

German composer's anti-Semitic letter sold for $42,000

Anti-Semitic letter written by German composer Richard Wagner sold at auction house in Israel.Ben Ariel, 4/26/2018, 4:13 AM

Germany: Iran deal can't be renegotiated

Spokesman for German Foreign Ministry says keeping the nuclear deal with Iran is a top priority for the country.Elad Benari, 4/26/2018, 3:44 AM

Germany detains suspects who planned attack in Berlin

Six people detained in connection with plot to carry out an attack on Berlin's half-marathon.Ben Ariel, 4/9/2018, 6:37 AM

Germany denies deal to give Israel Security Council seat

Germany rejects claims it violated agreement to let Israel run unopposed for seat on Security Council.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2018, 3:39 AM

German Foreign Minister to PA: Don't tear down bridges

Germany's new foreign minister meets PA leaders, stresses importance of U.S. involvement in peace talks.Elad Benari, 3/27/2018, 6:13 AM

German FM: I will take part in the 70th anniversary celebrations

President Reuven Rivlin meets German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, who says: Our countries have very special ties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 3:05 AM

Merkel won't comment on Polish law

German Chancellor declines to comment on Polish law imposing jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, 2/11/2018, 4:09 AM

'The mass murders were carried out by our country'

German Foreign Minister says Poland can rely on his country to condemn distortions of history regarding the Nazi camps.Elad Benari, 2/4/2018, 5:48 AM

Former Israeli minister supports far-right German leader

Former minister Rafi Eitan causes firestorm after recording message of support for far-right Alternative for Germany(AfD) party.Ben Ariel, 2/4/2018, 3:57 AM

German Bundestag approves new anti-Semitism commissioner

New legislation will establish commissioner to handle the issue of rising anti-Semitism in the country.Elad Benari, 1/19/2018, 4:13 AM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' asks for clemency to avoid jail

Former Auschwitz guard Oskar Groening launches bid for clemency in a final bid to avoid serving his sentence as an accessory to murder.Elad Benari, 1/16/2018, 5:33 AM

Germany orders Iran: Stop spying on Israel

Germany summons Iran’s ambassador to warn Tehran against spying on individuals and groups with ties to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2018, 4:39 AM

German neo-Nazi sent to prison for mocking Holocaust

32-year-old German neo-Nazi sentenced to 18 months in prison after posting a picture of Auschwitz with an offensive caption.Ben Ariel, 1/5/2018, 5:08 AM

Islamist background not ruled out for Berlin knife attack

Berlin police unable to rule out Islamist background in a New Year’s Eve knife attack in underground station.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2018, 4:46 AM

German Jewish leader warns against rising anti-Semitism

Former president of Germany's Central Council of Jews says Jewish life is only possible with police protection, calls on government to act.Ben Ariel, 12/31/2017, 5:03 AM

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' must go to jail, judge rules

Germany's constitutional court rejects appeal of former SS guard Oskar Groening against his jail sentence.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/29/2017, 9:46 PM

Alleged ISIS member charged in Germany

German prosecutors charge alleged ISIS member with membership in a terrorist organization and committing a war crime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2017, 5:44 AM

German police foil terror attack on skating rink

German police detain man with ISIS ties who planned car-ramming attack near an ice-skating rink in Karlsruhe.Ben Ariel, 12/22/2017, 3:38 AM

Israeli appeals court decision allowing Arab airline to bar him

Traveler appeals German court's decision allowing Kuwait Airways to prevent him from boarding flight due to his nationality.Tal Polon, 12/20/2017, 10:50 PM

German minister calls to fight anti-Semitism

German Interior Minister says the country should appoint anti-Semitism commissioner to counter hate speech against Jews and Israel.Ben Ariel, 12/18/2017, 3:05 AM

'Anti-Semitism is an attack on everyone'

German Justice Minister says there's no place for anti-Semitism after demonstrators burn Israeli flags in Berlin.Ben Ariel, 12/11/2017, 5:12 AM

Germany against embassy move

German Foreign Minister says U.S. recognition of Jerusalem would exacerbate the conflict.Nissan Tzur, 12/6/2017, 3:03 AM

German court upholds convictions of 'Nazi grandma'

German court upholds two convictions of Holocaust denial Ursula Haverbeck, sentences her to 14 months in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2017, 5:16 AM

Germany releases 6 suspected terrorists due to lack of evidence

German authorities release six Syrian men were detained on suspicion of plotting a terror attack.Ben Ariel, 11/23/2017, 5:42 AM

Germany to press Kuwait over discrimination against Israel

Germany's foreign ministry will press Kuwait after its airline is permitted to refuse passengers from Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/17/2017, 8:57 PM

PA urges Germany to pressure Israel

PA leader meets German official, urges him to work to advance the peace process by putting pressure on Israel to end the "occupation."Dalit Halevi, 10/24/2017, 4:45 AM

Trump tells Europe regarding Iran: Keep making money

President Trump says he does not object to France and Germany continuing trade with Iran.Ben Ariel, 10/23/2017, 4:14 AM

Former guard at Majdanek charged in Germany

German prosecutors charge 96-year-old former SS guard at Majdanek with complicity in the murder of detainees.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/21/2017, 12:01 AM

Germany approves submarine sale to Israel

Sources say Germany has approved MoU for the sale of three submarines to Israel.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/20/2017, 8:13 PM

Jews concerned, radical right celebrating

Despite overtures by AfD leaders, German Jews say the far-right party could turn against them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2017, 5:45 AM