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German Court Authorizes Return of Looted Painting

Court formally authorizes the return of two paintings from Gurlitt trove to their rightful owners' descendants.Elad Benari, 5/13/2015, 4:46 AM

German Police Apologize for Banning Israeli Flag

Berlin's police apologize after a guard ordered "Jewish flags" removed during a soccer game in the German capital.Ben Ariel, 4/28/2015, 4:45 AM

German Mayor Quits Due to Fear of Neo-Nazis

Mayor of Tröglitz says he wanted to protect his seven children from racism and violence, knew local authorities would not do anything.Tova Dvorin, 3/13/2015, 11:46 AM

Germany Arrests 22-Year-Old who Joined ISIS

Man suspected of fighting alongside ISIS in Syria arrested at Duesseldorf airport.Ben Ariel, 3/5/2015, 2:14 AM

Security Beefed Up in Jewish Areas of Bremen

Police step up security of the Jewish community in the German city of Bremen amid a heightened danger from Islamist terrorists.Ben Ariel, 3/1/2015, 2:56 AM

Jewish Heirs Sue Germany for Nazi-Looted Treasure

Heirs of Jewish art dealers, forced by Nazis to sell Guelph Treasure of church relics, demand justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2015, 3:21 PM

Germany Charges Former Auschwitz Guard

German court charges 93-year-old with 170,000 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he served as an SS guard at Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, 2/17/2015, 2:13 AM

No Jews in German Anti-Semitism Commission

German Jewish groups outraged as government creates a new commission on anti-Semitism without including any Jews in it.Ben Ariel, 2/12/2015, 3:16 AM

Germany to Investigate Suspected Female Nazi Guard

German prosecutors investigating Hilde Michnia who is suspected of being a guard in Bergen-Belsen and Gross-Rosen.Ben Ariel, 2/3/2015, 12:13 AM

German Anti-Islamists Vow to Continue to Protest

PEGIDA promises to take to the streets again next week, after a march was cancelled over a terrorism threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2015, 5:44 AM

Anti-Semitism in Germany On the Rise

More than one in four Germans questioned in new poll equated Israel's treatment of Palestinian Arabs to Nazi persecution of Jews.Ben Ariel, 11/21/2014, 6:16 AM

Germany: Kosher Butcher Sold Trief Meat for Years

Butcher admits to fraud in court, sold 88,000 pounds of non-kosher meat as kosher to escape bankruptcy.Tova Dvorin, 10/20/2014, 8:45 PM

German Biker Gang Joins Fight Against ISIS

Photos emerge on social media of members of the group bearing arms in besieged Syrian city; group claims to be on aid mission.Tova Dvorin, 10/19/2014, 9:59 AM

Germany Bans Islamic State

Germany announces a ban on the Islamic State, makes all IS propaganda, symbols and activities illegal.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/12/2014, 11:10 PM

Germany Extradites ISIS Recruiter to France

Germany extradites a man suspected to have joined ISIS in Syria back to his native France, 10 days after he was arrested in Berlin.Elad Benari, 6/26/2014, 4:16 AM

Reporter Receives Death Threats Over Mine Story

Der Spiegel reporter threatened for quoting angry protestor, called 'Jewish enemy of the prime minister.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2014, 6:25 PM

'Neo-Nazi Code' Forces Detergent to be Pulled

Procter & Gamble apologizes for unintentionally placing a neo-Nazi code on promotional packages for its laundry detergent.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/10/2014, 1:17 AM

Holocaust-Denying Bishop's Conviction Upheld

Roman Catholic Bishop Richard Williamson to pay a fine after court rejects final appeal over 2009 holocaust denial.Nissan Tsur, 4/16/2014, 1:21 PM

Germany Arrests Three Suspected Auschwitz Guards

Three men aged 88, 92 and 94 detained by German authorities on suspicion of being guards at Auschwitz.Elad Benari, 2/21/2014, 4:14 AM

Deutsche Bank Denies Boycott of Israeli Bank

German bank strenuously denies reports it flagged Israeli bank as morally questionable.Maayana Miskin, 2/18/2014, 7:49 PM

German Recluse Launches Website on 'Nazi Art'

Cornelius Gurlitt, German man suspected of hoarding 1,400 works of art taken from Jews by the Nazis, launches site about the trove.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2014, 3:12 AM

Germany Debates Law on Looted Art

Germany's parliament debates a law to help return Nazi-looted art to their rightful owners or their heirs.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/14/2014, 11:23 PM

Germany to Boost Efforts to Return Looted Art

Germany's culture minister says the country will add funding for efforts to return Nazi-looted art to their rightful owners.Elad Benari and AFP, 1/30/2014, 5:44 AM

Heinrich Himmler's Private Letters Published

Heinrich Himmler's letters document the rise and fall of Nazi Germany - and the private life of Adolf Hitler's right-hand man.Tova Dvorin, 1/26/2014, 9:27 AM

Germany: No Settlements in Cooperation Agreements

Germany toughens its stance on "settlements", won't sponsor projects beyond the 1949 Armistice Lines.Elad Benari, 1/24/2014, 4:16 AM

Bavaria Flip-Flops, Allows Printing of Mein Kampf

In yet another about-face, German state decides to publish an annotated edition of Adolf Hitler's hate-filled manifesto.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2014, 8:39 PM

New Law Would Make Ease Return of Looted Art

German state Bavaria drafting a law to ease the return of Nazi-looted art to its rightful owners.Elad Benari, 1/8/2014, 3:16 AM

Israel Asks Germany to Keep Art in Jewish Hands

Deputy FM Elkin urges Germany to give any Jewish-owned art from Munich trove to Jewish or Israeli museums if heirs are not found.Elad Benari, 12/3/2013, 5:13 AM

Victim of Nazi Art Trove: Germany Mishandled Case

AFP interview reveals human side of Nazi art trove story, which continues to unravel as Germany refuses to return all the looted works.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2013, 8:26 AM

Jewish Leader Blasts Return of Art Trove

Leader of Germany's Jewish community slams a decision to return paintings to a man accused of hoarding artworks stolen by Nazis.Elad Benari and AFP, 11/22/2013, 4:43 AM

Germany to Return Some Artwork to Collector

German authorities will order the return of some paintings to a recluse accused of hoarding priceless artworks stolen by the Nazis.Elad Benari and AFP, 11/20/2013, 5:42 AM

Looted Art May be Returned to Munich Man

Some paintings in an art trove looted by the Nazis may be returned to the Munich man in whose apartment they were discovered.Elad Benari and AFP, 11/11/2013, 6:42 AM

German Pres. Pays Tribute to Kristallnacht Victims

German President Joachim Gauck visited a former workshop whose owner fought to save his Jewish staff from deportation.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/8/2013, 10:19 PM

Experts: Not Easy to Track Owners of Looted Art

Identifying the rightful owners of a vast trove of art looted by the Nazis will be an enormous task, say experts.Elad Benari, 11/7/2013, 6:43 AM

Germany Finds 1,500 Paintings Stolen by Nazis

Nearly 1,500 priceless paintings that were stolen by the Nazis have been discovered in a flat in Munich.Elad Benari, 11/4/2013, 4:12 AM

Election Challenge: Germany’s Moral Imperative

Germany has distanced itself from Israel. The reelection of Merkel poses a chance and a challenge. An analysis of the situation. Richard Mather, View from UK, 9/23/2013, 1:47 AM

Germany Admits Exporting Chemicals to Syria

Germany says it exported 111 tons of chemicals to Syria between 2002 and 2006 that could be used in the production of sarin gas.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/18/2013, 10:16 PM

German Town to Strip Hitler of Citizenship

68 years after his death, the German town of Goslar plans to strip the Nazi leader of his honorary citizenship.Elad Benari, 9/12/2013, 4:45 AM

German Intelligence: Assad Behind Chemical Attack

German intelligence has enough evidence to conclude that Assad ordered the chemical attack in Damascus, reports Der Spiegel.Elad Benari, 9/3/2013, 5:16 AM

Merkel: Germany Won't Participate in Syria Attack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for "collective answer" by the UN to the chemical attack in Syria.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 5:14 AM

Merkel Considering Halting Exports to Egypt

German chancellor says that stopping arms shipments to Egypt would be an appropriate way to pressure the country to end the violence.Elad Benari, 8/19/2013, 4:12 AM

Merkel: First German Leader to Visit Dachau

Angela Merkel will be the first German official to visit Dachau concentration camp as a "signal of respect for the former detainees."Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/14/2013, 10:05 PM

German Cartoon: Netanyahu 'Poisonous' to Peace

A cartoon published in a German newspaper this week portrayed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu as an obstacle to peace.Elad Benari, 8/8/2013, 4:45 AM

Germany, U.S. Tell Egypt: Release Morsi

Germany and the United States call for the release of ousted Egyptian president amid tensions between supporters and opponents.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/13/2013, 12:46 AM

Newspaper: Anti-Semitic Cartoon a Misunderstanding

German newspaper expresses regret after publishing a cartoon depicting Israel as a ravenous monster.Elad Benari, 7/5/2013, 5:14 AM

German Newspaper Publishes Anti-Jewish Cartoon

Leading German daily newspaper sparks outrage after publishing cartoon depicting Israel as a beast devouring German military weapons.Rina Tavi , 7/3/2013, 6:27 PM

Germany Uncovers 'Model Plane' Terror Plot

German authorities stage raids after uncovering an alleged Islamist plot to carry out attacks using model airplanes.Elad Benari, 6/26/2013, 5:17 AM

Jews Applaud German Resolution Combating Hate

The American Jewish Committee praises German Parliament for passing by an overwhelming majority a resolution on combating anti-Semitism.Rina Tzvi , 6/16/2013, 1:14 PM

Trial of Prominent German Neo-Nazi Cell Postponed

Munich court said Monday it would delay the beginning of trial proceedings of neo-Nazi cell to allow for a new media accreditation process.Arutz Sheva, 4/16/2013, 6:30 PM

Polish Weekly Depicts Merkel In Concentration Camp

A Polish magazine came under fire after its cover photo featured German Chancellor Angela Merkel as concentration camp prisoner.Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/11/2013, 10:55 PM

German Museum Returns Art Looted by Nazis

A German museum for the first time on Tuesday returned a painting despoiled by the Nazis to the estate of a late German Jewish art dealer.Arutz sheva staff, 3/5/2013, 3:35 PM

Golden Dawn Cozies Up To German Neo-Nazis

The Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party is forging close contacts with Bavarian neo-Nazis, the German Spiegel Online newspaper reported. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/5/2013, 4:52 PM

Rare Nazi-Seized Posters to Auction in New York

A trove of about 4,300 rare vintage advertising posters that were seized by the Nazis in 1938 will go to auction in New York. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/17/2013, 8:14 PM

German Rapper Utilizes Twitter to Delete Israel

A popular German rap star sparked outrage after tweeting “Free Palestine” and a map of the Israel filled with colors of “Palestinian” flag. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/14/2013, 10:11 PM

German Ruling 'Milestone' in Religious Freedom

Jewish groups have praised the decision by the German Parliament to allow religious circumcision.Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/13/2012, 7:27 PM

German Ministers Back Bid to Ban Neo-Nazi Party

Germany's state interior ministers back a bid to outlaw the neo-Nazi NPD party. German Jews welcome the move.Elad Benari, 12/6/2012, 5:12 AM

German Neo-Nazi Party Seeks Legitimization

Germany's neo-Nazi NPD party said on Tuesday it had turned to the constitutional court for confirmation of its legitimacy.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/14/2012, 12:33 PM