Conference of Presidents welcomes German anti-BDS resolution

US Jewish leaders: Motion describing BDS as anti-Semitic "an important recognition of the true nature of the BDS movement."Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 1:55 AM

Netanyahu praises Germany

PM Netanyahu welcomes Bundestag’s approval of resolution condemning BDS, hopes other countries will adopt similar legislation.Elad Benari, Canada, Friday, 8:15 PM

Germany: BDS is anti-Semitic

Germany passes resolution condemning the boycott divestment and sanctions movement as 'anti-Semitic'Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 4:39 PM

Germany to adopt motion defining BDS as anti-Semitic

Germany's Bundestag expected to become first major European parliament to define BDS as anti-Semitic.Ben Ariel, Friday, 5:31 AM

Anti-Semitic attacks in Germany rose by nearly 20% last year

German security officials say anti-Semitic incidents rose by 19.6% in the country last year.Elad Benari, 5/15/2019, 5:40 AM

Will Germany impose a 'mosque tax'?

Support growing in Germany for "mosque tax" to make Islamic institutions less dependent on anti-democratic or "radical" foreign funding.Nissan Tzur, 5/13/2019, 5:30 AM

Watch: Paratroopers sing 'Hatikva' in Germany

IDF paratroppers sing Israel's national anthem during joint army exercise. The exercise included US, German, and British soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2019, 8:49 PM

Merkel invites Netanyahu to visit Germany

German Chancellor congratulates PM on his election victory, but stresses that Palestinian state is only solution to conflict.Nitsan Keidar, 4/16/2019, 2:34 AM

Remains preserved by Nazi doctor to be buried 74 years later

Tissue samples from bodies of resistance fighters killed by the Nazis to be buried in a ceremony.Sara Rubenstein, 4/14/2019, 11:45 PM

Germany raids offices of NGOs which support Hamas

German police raid offices of several non-governmental organizations which provided financial and propaganda support to Hamas.Nissan Tzur, 4/12/2019, 5:43 AM

Germany: Hold Assad accountable for chemical attacks

German Foreign Minister says those responsible for use of chemical weapons in Syria must be held accountable.Elad Benari, 4/5/2019, 5:37 AM

First time in century: Rabbis in German military

German defense minister says her ministry will appoint Jewish chaplains to military, based on recommendations of Jewish umbrella group.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 4/4/2019, 10:27 AM

German court drops case against former Nazi camp guard

Case against former Stutthof guard Johann Rehbogen dropped due to his health.Elad Benari, 4/4/2019, 4:13 AM

Germany: 11 arrested over suspected terror plot

11 people arrested in western Germany on suspicion of planning Islamic extremist terror attack.Elad Benari, 3/31/2019, 5:22 AM

German soccer team to wear special jerseys after anti-Semitism

German soccer team Ingolstadt to wear jerseys with an anti-fascist message in response anti-Semitic abuse against Israeli player.Elad Benari, 3/17/2019, 4:44 AM

Convicted terrorist to lead BDS conference

Minister Gilad Erdan demands action against organization hosting Rasmeah Odeh, who carried out an attack in Jerusalem and murdered two Jews.Nitsan Keidar, 3/15/2019, 5:35 AM

Germany won't ban Hezbollah, says minister

Germany will not follow Britain’s lead in declaring Hezbollah a terrorist organization, says Minister of State.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/8/2019, 11:04 PM

Trial of former Nazi guard likely won't be restarted

Trial of 95-year-old Johann Rehbogen, a former SS guard in Stutthof, was suspended in December due to health concerns.Elad Benari, 2/26/2019, 5:38 AM

German Ambassador to rabbis: 'World should know your position'

Rabbinical Congress for Peace: 'Past experience has proven without shadow of doubt any withdrawals only embolden terrorists.'Mordechai Sones, 2/18/2019, 9:54 PM

Paintings attributed to Hitler fail to sell at German auction

Five watercolors attributed to Nazi dictator do not sell in auction in Nuremberg, possibly over fears they could be fakes.Ben Ariel, 2/11/2019, 6:22 AM

Hitler paintings to be auctioned

More than 30 paintings and drawings presumed to be work of Nazi dictator due to go on auction on Saturday.Nissan Tzur, 2/6/2019, 5:46 AM

Appeal of Holocaust-denying bishop rejected

European Court says Germany was within its rights to convict British bishop Richard Williamson of Holocaust denial.Nissan Tzur, 2/1/2019, 4:17 AM

Polish PM: Hitler's Germany responsible for Holocaust, not Nazis

Polish Prime Minister says "all the evil" of the Holocaust came from Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2019, 5:13 AM

Merkel: Iran's policy in Syria threatens Israel

German Chancellor tells Israeli TV Germany is working to ensure Iranian forces don’t get “too close to the Golan Heights.”Elad Benari, 1/28/2019, 4:12 AM

German Jewish leader threatened after criticizing far-right

Jewish community leader in Germany says she is targeted with threats and hate mail after saying AfD is a threat to democracy.Ben Ariel, 1/25/2019, 5:13 AM

Germany sanctions Iranian airline

Germany bans Mahan Air which is identified with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.Elad Benari, 1/22/2019, 6:08 AM

Former Nazi guard dies after being deported from US

Former Nazi labor camp guard Jakiw Palij, who was deported from US to Germany in August, dies at 95.Ben Ariel, 1/11/2019, 4:36 AM

German far-right offered free admission to Schindler's List

Cinema in western Germany causes uproar after offering free entry to showings of Schindler's List to far-right party.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2019, 5:06 AM

Polish court rules against WWII drama on German TV

Court in Poland rules that World War II drama commissioned by German public TV channel misrepresented compensation.Nissan Tzur, 12/30/2018, 5:17 AM

Former Majdanek guard 'too sick' to face trial

German court says it won't put on trial 97-year-old former guard at Majdanek death camp due to his health.Elad Benari, 12/21/2018, 5:09 AM

Trial of former Nazi guard collapses over his health

Judges end proceedings in trial of former SS guard at Stutthof due to questions about his health.Elad Benari, 12/14/2018, 5:22 AM

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer elected as Merkel's replacement

Germany’s Christian Democrats elect Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as their new leader.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/7/2018, 9:28 PM

Germany, Britain back Israel and condemn Hezbollah

Germany’s Ambassador to Israel and British Minister of State for the Middle East express support for Israel's efforts against Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 12/6/2018, 4:40 AM

Germany: Israel's right to exist is non-negotiable

German Foreign Ministry condemns Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who called Israel a "cancerous tumor".Elad Benari, 11/27/2018, 3:05 AM

Merkel condemns resurgent anti-Semitism in Germany

In speech marking 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, German Chancellor warns against the resurgence of anti-Semitism in Germany.Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/9/2018, 8:45 PM

Germany: Hospital nurse admits killing 100 patients

Niels Hogel accused of injecting drugs in lethal doses in two hospitals between 1999 and 2005.Mordechai Sones, 10/30/2018, 4:31 PM

German far-right lawmaker pictured with Hitler wine

Alternative for Germany trying to expel regional lawmaker who posed in front of wine bottles featuring pictures of Nazi leader.Elad Benari, 10/18/2018, 4:35 AM

Terror motive not ruled out in Cologne hostage taking

German police say man who hurled a firebomb and then took a woman hostage in Cologne may have had a "terrorist" motive.Elad Benari, 10/16/2018, 5:45 AM

German President apologizes for the Holocaust

Frank-Walter Steinmeier apologizes for the Nazis' crimes during a visit to a concentration camp in Greece.Nissan Tzur, 10/12/2018, 4:07 AM

German far-right launches 'Jewish group'

Germany's Jewish community blasts Alternative for Germany party after it launches a "Jewish" group within its ranks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2018, 4:06 AM

German far-right under fire for 'Jewish section'

Alternative for Germany announces it will create a Jewish section within the party.Ben Ariel, 9/27/2018, 5:46 AM

Former SS guard to stand trial over deaths at Stutthof

94-year-old to go on trial on charges of complicity in mass murders of several hundred prisoners at Stutthof concentration camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2018, 6:40 AM

German court says Kuwait Airways can bar Israeli passengers

German appeals court rules that it cannot prevent Kuwait Airways from banning Israeli passengers, though it says policy is discrimination.AFP, 9/25/2018, 5:02 PM

Jewish man assaulted outside Frankfurt nightclub

Attackers verified victim's nationality before assaulting him, report says.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2018, 2:53 PM

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