'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

'How can you be friends with the Jews if you're a neo-Nazi?'

Watch: Rabbi of Frankfurt relates to German election results.Yoni Kempinski, 9/26/2017, 3:35 AM

Netanyahu congratulates Merkel

Prime Minister Netanyahu congratulates German Chancellor over her reelection, says she is a true friend of Israel.Ben Ariel, 9/25/2017, 1:08 AM

Germany adopts international definition of anti-Semitism

Germany formally accepts working definition of anti-Semitism by International Alliance for Holocaust Remembrance.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/21/2017, 12:44 AM

FIFA opens disciplinary case against German federation

FIFA opens disciplinary case against the German soccer federation after fans chanted Nazi slogans during a World Cup qualifying game.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2017, 5:37 AM

German soccer chief seeks to combat hooligan behavior

President of German Football Association calls for tighter ticket distribution after fans chanted Nazi slogans during World Cup qualifier.Ben Ariel, 9/5/2017, 5:38 AM

Captured: German schoolgirl who joined ISIS

German teen terrorist gets captured in Mosul, German government requests she be extradited.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2017, 11:36 AM

Two Chinese tourists arrested in Germany over Nazi salute

German police arrest two Chinese tourists for making "Heil Hitler" salutes outside historic Reichstag building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2017, 5:51 AM

Germany missed deadline to deport Hamburg attacker

German officials missed a deadline two years ago to deport the man who carried out last week's stabbing attack in Hamburg.Ben Ariel, 8/2/2017, 4:44 AM

Hamburg attacker wanted to die a 'martyr'

Palestinian Arab man who carried out stabbing attack at Hamburg supermarket was self-radicalized, say German prosecutors.Elad Benari, 8/1/2017, 5:44 AM

One dead in stabbing in German supermarket

Man with a knife storms supermarket in Hamburg, attacks customers. Reports say he shouted "Allahu Akbar".Elad Benari, Canada, 7/28/2017, 8:21 PM

Germany: We're 'worlds apart' from Iran on Israel

German Foreign Minister: Israel's right to exist is non-negotiable, but Iran doesn't agree.Elad Benari, 6/28/2017, 6:06 AM

Former German chancellor Kohl dies at 87

Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl passes away. Netanyahu: He was dedicated to Israel's security.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/16/2017, 8:49 PM

Germany: Facial recognition software will identify terrorists

Germany will start testing facial recognition software in an attempt to help police identify and locate terror suspects.Nissan Tzur, 6/12/2017, 5:36 AM

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