Terror threat forces closure of German rock festival

German authorities shut down popular rock music festival over possible terrorist threat.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/2/2017, 11:40 PM

Germany arrests teenager over terror plot

German police arrested 17-year-old asylum seeker suspected of planning a suicide attack in Berlin.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/30/2017, 7:56 PM

Syrian convicted of terror in Germany

Syrian member of ISIS convicted in Germany of membership in a terrorist organization.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/20/2017, 1:49 AM

German President arrives in Israel

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Israel days after row between foreign minister and Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 5/7/2017, 5:50 AM

German woman fined over 'Nazi' Easter eggs

70-year-old woman fined $820 for posting photo on Facebook of eggs she'd decorated with a swastika.Ben Ariel, 5/5/2017, 5:06 AM

Merkel won't wear headscarf in Saudi Arabia

German Chancellor chooses not to wear headscarf during talks with the Saudi king.Ben Ariel, 5/1/2017, 4:37 AM

Germany approves partial ban on burqa

New German law forbids public servants from wearing full-face Islamic veil while performing their duties.Ben Ariel, 4/28/2017, 5:33 AM

German man imprisoned on terror charges

German man sent to life in prison for attempted attack on a train station and attempted murder of leader of anti-Muslim party.Ben Ariel, 4/4/2017, 5:44 AM

Europe blasts Israeli construction

Britain, France and Germany condemn Israel's approval of new community for Amona residents, say it undermines peace.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/31/2017, 11:29 PM

Germany sentences Pakistani spy

German court sentences 31-year-old Pakistani to four years and three months in prison for spying on Jewish and Israeli-related targets.Ben Ariel, 3/29/2017, 4:08 AM

Watch: German politician tastes matzah

Thomas Oppermann, chairman of second largest party in Germany, meets rabbi of the Jewish community in Berlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2017, 4:46 AM

German media list Netanyahu as 'dictator'

Israeli embassy in Germany angered after two newspapers say Netanyahu is one of seven "looniest dictators".Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2017, 6:13 AM

Five injured in axe attack in Germany

Five injured in axe attack at a train station in Dusseldorf. Two suspects arrested.Elad Benari, 3/9/2017, 11:08 PM

German politician apologizes for comments on Holocaust

AfD politician who slammed Berlin's Holocaust memorial as "monument of shame" apologizes.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2017, 4:53 AM

Germany: 'Settlements' could lead to war

Germany's Foreign Minister warns Israel against building in Judea and Samaria, says doing so could fuel conflict in the region.Ben Ariel, 2/17/2017, 4:14 AM

German populist party to oust member who denigrated Holocaust

Germany's populist party votes to begin proceedings to oust member who called Berlin's Holocaust memorial a "monument of shame."JTA, 2/14/2017, 2:29 AM

Jewish teen kicked out of German school over Hitler salute

Jewish teenager kicked out of a vocational school in Germany for allegedly raising his arm in the Hitler salute in the classroom.JTA, 2/1/2017, 3:26 AM

German publisher apologizes for anti-Semitic illustration

Schoolbook publisher apologizes for using an anti-Semitic illustration in a text about the euro crisis.JTA, 1/27/2017, 5:56 AM

Germany doubts Israel is serious about the two-state solution

Germany expresses doubts on whether Israel is committed to the two-state solution after its approval of new construction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2017, 5:08 AM

Non-Jewish Germans honored for preserving local Jewish history

Non-Jewish Germans who have helped preserve local Jewish history honored at the 17th annual Obermayer German Jewish History Awards.JTA, 1/25/2017, 3:35 AM

Germany arrests terror suspect linked to Austrian terror suspect

German police arrest a man accused of having ties to a suspected Islamic extremist captured in Austria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2017, 4:40 AM

German official blasts right-wing politician's Holocaust remark

Germany's vice chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel, blasts member of AfD party who criticized Germany for atoning for its Nazi past.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2017, 4:04 AM

Auschwitz museum appeals for personal SS documents

Director of Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum appeals to Germans and Austrians to donate documents related to the SS staff of the camp.JTA, 1/19/2017, 2:29 AM

Club supporting German right-wing creates ad with WWII fighter

A club supporting Germany's Alternative for Deutschland party uses World War II resistance heroine to pump up support.JTA, 1/18/2017, 4:58 AM

Germany to fund Holocaust museum in Thessaloniki

Jewish community in Greece's second city gets the go-ahead to build a Holocaust museum, funded in part by Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2017, 4:39 AM

German family firm to return Nazi-looted artwork to Jewish heirs

German baking goods company will return a painting to the heirs of a Jewish family that was forced to sell it to escape Nazi Germany.JTA, 1/13/2017, 5:58 AM

Berlin terrorist was identified as a threat in February

German investigators reportedly identified Anis Amri as a threat last year but decided it was unlikely he would carry out an attack.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2017, 4:07 AM

Germany: Syrian man arrested for plotting terror attacks

German authorities arrest a Syrian man who allegedly asked the ISIS to fund an attack using explosives-packed vehicles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2017, 5:04 AM

Germany committing suicide?

University of Paris professor suggests that Chancellor Merkel and the German people lack the will to fight the growing Islamist threat.Hillel Fendel, 12/28/2016, 3:45 AM

German police raid Berlin apartments

German police commandos raid two apartments in Kreuzberg neighborhood in search of Berlin attacker.Ben Ariel, 12/22/2016, 3:40 AM

French chief rabbi offers condolences to Germany

Chief rabbi of France, Haim Korsia, offers condolences to the people of Germany following an apparent terrorist attack in Berlin.JTA, 12/20/2016, 5:30 AM

12 dead in truck attack in Berlin

At least 12 people killed as truck plows into a crowded Berlin market. Driver arrested. Incident investigated as a terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2016, 3:13 AM

German minister refuses to cover her head in Saudi Arabia

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen refuses to wear traditional Muslim attire in Riyadh. Saudi Arabians take to Twitter to condemn.Ben Ariel, 12/15/2016, 5:15 AM

Jewish museum defends fired Polish Cultural Institute director

Jewish Museum in Berlin defends dismissed director of the Polish Cultural Institute who was fired for focusing too much on Jewish topics.JTA, 12/7/2016, 6:10 AM

German state sued for return of Nazi-looted artwork

Heirs of a German-Jewish art dealer sue Bavaria in order to recover eight paintings they said were looted by the Nazis.JTA, 12/7/2016, 3:57 AM

Stolen Dachau sign located two years later

Iron gate with the slogan “Arbeit macht frei” from Dachau concentration camp found in Norway two years after it was stolen.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/2/2016, 10:23 PM

German intelligence officer arrested over Islamist plot

German intelligence officer who converted to Islam arrested on suspicion of plotting to bomb Germany’s domestic spy agency headquarters.Ben Ariel, 11/30/2016, 5:15 AM

Three Germans jailed for joining jihadists

German court jails three men for travelling to Syria where they teamed up with jihadists.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2016, 5:14 AM

German police arrest suspected jihadist

German police arrest a Syrian man in Berlin on suspicion of being a member of a foreign terrorist organization.Ben Ariel, 11/3/2016, 4:46 AM

German policeman dies of wounds in raid on neo-Nazi's home

German policeman dies of injuries suffered in a shootout during a raid on the home of a neo-Nazi.JTA, 10/21/2016, 4:08 AM

Germany bomb plot suspect found dead

Syrian man arrested on suspicion of plotting a jihadist bomb attack found dead after an apparent suicide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2016, 6:24 AM

Germany steps up security as hunt for terror suspect continues

German police continue hunt for a Syrian man suspected of plotting a jihadist bomb attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2016, 5:15 AM

German police looking for terror suspect

German looking for Jaber Albakr, who was last seen in the eastern city of Chemnitz and is suspected of plotting a bomb attack.Ben Ariel, 10/9/2016, 5:46 AM

Iranian officials snub German economy minister

Two Iranian officials cancel meetings with German Vice Chancellor following his call on Iran to recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 10/5/2016, 6:19 AM

Iran rejects Germany's demand on Israel

Iran declares it would never recognize Israel as a precondition for normalizing ties with Germany.Elad Benari, 10/2/2016, 6:39 AM

German minister: Iran must recognize Israel

German Economy Minister says Iran can only have friendly relations with his country if it recognizes Israel's right to exist.Elad Benari, 9/30/2016, 2:16 AM

Trial of former SS medic stalls again, sparking anger

German court again suspends the trial of 95-year-old Hubert Zafke, a former medical orderly at the Auschwitz death camp.Nissan Tzur, 9/20/2016, 5:12 AM

Kosher bratwurst coming to former East German state of Thuringen

The kosher version of famed aromatic sausage to be introduced to public at festival taking place between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.JTA, 9/16/2016, 4:46 AM

German judge evades punishment for helping survivors

German judge who landed in legal trouble after helping Holocaust survivors apply for ghetto pensions settles the case out of court.JTA, 9/14/2016, 4:49 AM

Trial of former SS medic opens after long delay

Trial of 95-year-old Hubert Zafke, who served at Auschwitz, opens in Germany amid health concerns.Ben Ariel, 9/13/2016, 5:44 AM

Jews seek explanations over Iranian minister's visit to Berlin

An alleged visit to Berlin by Iran's intelligence minister raises the eyebrows and ire of Jewish leaders in Germany.JTA, 9/9/2016, 4:51 AM

German judge helps survivors apply for ghetto pensions

Jewish leaders rallying to the aid of a German judge facing punishment for helping Holocaust survivors apply for ghetto pensions.JTA, 9/8/2016, 5:55 AM

German Jews: Far-right party's showing in election a 'nightmare'

Jewish leaders in Germany concerned after AfD party finishes second in voting in Merkel's home state.JTA, 9/6/2016, 5:38 AM

German neo-Nazi convicted of Holocaust denial a second time

87-year-old Ursula Haverbeck sentenced to 8 months in prison for saying Auschwitz was only a labor camp.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2016, 6:39 AM

German university students condemn BDS movement

Students at Leipzig University pass a resolution condemning BDS as anti-Semitic.JTA, 8/22/2016, 4:26 AM

German minister: Face veil has no place, but we can't ban it

Germany’s Interior Minister says Muslim face veil is not compatible with German society but can't be banned due to constitutional issues.Ben Ariel, 8/19/2016, 3:46 AM

Germany: Items glorifying ISIS found in home of terror suspect

Man arrested in Germany on suspicion of storing materials that could be used as explosives had items in his apartment glorifying ISIS.Elad Benari, 8/18/2016, 3:46 AM