Germany to tighten legislation on anti-Semitic crimes

German Justice Minister says she's ashamed Jews no longer feel safe, announces new legislation against anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 11/29/2019, 6:15 AM

Berlin Jewish Museum appoints new director

Jewish Museum of Berlin's previous director stepped down after hosting anti-Zionist scholar, sharing link to article promoting BDS.Ben Ariel and JTA, 11/29/2019, 5:31 AM

Report: Germany to outlaw Hezbollah

German magazine reports government plans to outlaw Lebanese terror organization. Interior Ministry spokesman denies the report.Elad Benari, 11/29/2019, 3:01 AM

German army apologizes for photo of Nazi uniform

German army apologizes after posting a picture of a Nazi uniform on its Instagram story with the word "retro".Nissan Tzur, 11/28/2019, 4:36 AM

Hitler memorabilia auction rakes in thousands

Auction of Nazi memorabilia brings in hundreds of thousands of euros amid German and international protest.Ben Ariel, 11/21/2019, 4:36 AM

German lawmaker removed from committee over anti-Semitic comment

AfD member removed from committee chairmanship over comments widely condemned as anti-Semitic and racist.Ben Ariel, 11/15/2019, 6:41 AM

Europe urges Iran to resume compliance with nuclear deal

France, Germany, United Kingdom and EU concerned over IAEA report confirming Iran is violating nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 11/12/2019, 2:03 AM

Pompeo visits Berlin synagogue desecrated during Kristallnacht

US Secretary of State: We must acknowledge painful histories so we can ensure that they never happen again.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/8/2019, 9:38 PM

Jewish man attacked in German gym

19-year-old attacked while working out at a gym in Freiburg. The assailant ripped the kippah off his head and spat into it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2019, 5:14 AM

German teens investigated over anti-Semitic songs

Three 14-year-olds under investigation for allegedly playing anti-Semitic songs after visit to Buchenwald concentration camp.Elad Benari, 11/6/2019, 5:02 AM

Iranian judoka recognized as refugee in Germany

Saeid Mollaei fled to Germany after being ordered to throw away match in order not to compete against an Israeli.Elad Benari, 11/3/2019, 3:15 AM

Germany to crack down on far right following Yom Kippur attack

German government approves draft law to crack down on the far right.Ben Ariel, 10/31/2019, 6:09 AM

Suspected SS guard says he's 'sorry' for his actions

93-year-old former SS guard expresses regret in first day of trial for complicity in murder of more than 5,000 people at Stutthof.Elad Benari, 10/18/2019, 5:59 AM

Thousands march against anti-Semitism in Berlin

About 10,000 people protest against anti-Semitism in German capital, days after Halle synagogue attack.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/13/2019, 10:30 PM

France, Germany suspend arms exports to Turkey

France and Germany announce arms exports to Turkey have been suspended in response to its offensive against Kurdish fighters.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2019, 4:11 AM

German gov't warns of 'elevated' risk of more attacks

German Interior Minister says there is an elevated risk of more far-right attacks following Yom Kippur attack in Halle.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/11/2019, 11:35 PM

US Jewish leaders horrified by German synagogue attack

Leaders of Conference of Presidents call on German law enforcement to be aggressive in fighting anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/11/2019, 10:41 PM

Suspect in German terror attack admits anti-Semitic motive

27-year-old Stephan Balliet admits to shooting rampage in Halle, confesses it was motivated by anti-Semitism and right-wing extremism.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/11/2019, 9:12 PM

Victims of shooting rampage in Germany identified

Two people who were murdered in shooting rampage near Halle synagogue on Yom Kippur identified as Jana Lange, 40, and Kevin S., 20.Elad Benari, 10/11/2019, 6:30 AM

'We will not hide the synagogues in Germany'

Rabbi Eliezer Noy, CEO of Torah MiTzion in Germany, tells Arutz Sheva how the Jewish community deals with anti-Semitism.Nitsan Keidar, 10/11/2019, 3:03 AM

The door that prevented a massacre

A day after the anti-Semitic attack in Halle, the head of the community recalls the moments of terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019, 12:02 AM

Canadian Jewish organizations condemn attack in Germany

Canadian Jewish organizations call for heightened police security around Jewish institutions in Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 6:44 AM

OU: An attack on a Jew anywhere is an attack on every Jew

Orthodox Union sends sympathies to Jewish community of Halle, Germany, following attack during Yom Kippur prayers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 5:41 AM

EJC: Attack should send shock waves in Germany and beyond

European Jewish Congress condemns attack on Jewish worshipers in the eastern Germany city of Halle.Ben Ariel, 10/10/2019, 4:12 AM

'Increase security in synagogues in Germany'

The Chief Rabbi of Berlin, Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal, received news of the attack in Halle during Yom Kippur prayers.Nitsan Keidar, 10/10/2019, 3:15 AM

Stolen truck rams into cars in western Germany

16 injured as man driving a stolen truck rams into eight cars in Limburg. Background not yet known, police investigating.Elad Benari, 10/8/2019, 4:28 AM

German city withdraws award to artist over support for BDS

German city of Aachen nixes award to Lebanon-born artist Walid Raad after discovering that he is a supporter of the boycott Israel movement.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 10/2/2019, 7:41 PM

France, Britain and Germany blame Iran for Saudi Arabia attack

France, Britain and Germany call on Iran to agree to negotiations on its nuclear and missile programs.Elad Benari, 9/24/2019, 2:14 AM

US diplomats fought BDS in Germany, Ireland

US diplomats in Dublin and Berlin pressed lawmakers and officials in Ireland and Germany to oppose bids to boycott Israel.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 9/17/2019, 12:12 AM

European countries urge Iran not to breach nuclear deal

France, Britain and Germany express concern at Tehran’s violations of 2015 deal.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/13/2019, 11:49 PM

Five European countries concerned over sovereignty pledge

France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain criticize Netanyahu's pledge to apply sovereignty in the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 9/13/2019, 4:04 AM

Germany returns Nazi-looted art to heirs of Jewish collector

Germany returns two late medieval panels looted by the Nazis to the heirs of a Jewish art collector.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2019, 4:37 AM

German far-right party makes gains in local elections

Head of Germany’s Jewish community is urges democratic political parties to distance themselves from AfD.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 9/3/2019, 6:03 AM

Moroccan authorities demolish Holocaust memorial built by NGO

Local authorities demolish memorial after one year of construction because NGO 'did not have proper building permits'.Mordechai Sones, 8/29/2019, 11:29 AM

German amusement park closes 'swirling swastikas' ride

Amusement park in southwestern Germany shuts down new carousel ride due to its metal arms resembling spinning swastikas.Nissan Tzur, 8/20/2019, 3:39 AM

Cultural hazardous waste

After more than 130 years since the death of the musician, it´s time to demystify the work and personality of Richard Wagner. OpinionSharon Oppenheimer, 8/19/2019, 8:50 PM

Germany: Suspected Holocaust denier to face criminal charges

Man who reportedly denied the Holocaust during a visit the Sachsenhausen concentration camp accused of hate speech.Elad Benari, 8/14/2019, 6:37 AM

Rabbi and two sons attacked in Munich

Rabbi and his two sons say they were spit on and verbally attacked as they left a synagogue in on Shabbat.Elad Benari, 8/7/2019, 5:20 AM

German President visits home of attacked rabbi

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits home of Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal who was attacked by anti-Semites in Berlin.Nitsan Keidar, 8/5/2019, 2:05 AM

Germany disciplines personnel who 'liked' anti-Israel tweets

Germany's Foreign Ministry issues new social media guidelines after anti-Israel tweets were "liked" by diplomats.Nissan Tzur, 7/31/2019, 4:06 AM

Britain, Germany condemn Israel for demolishing illegal homes

Britain and Germany add their voices to international condemnation of Israel over demolition of illegal Arab homes near Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2019, 4:10 AM

Germany, Britain denounce Iran's breach of nuclear deal

Germany and Britain urge Iran to stop taking measures that undermine 2015 nuclear agreement.Elad Benari, 7/8/2019, 4:04 AM

In Germany it is forbidden to criticize the Islamic veil

The price you pay to criticize the veil is well known in Germany. Giulio Meotti, 7/5/2019, 6:28 AM

European ministers concerned over Iran's enrichment breach

Diplomatic chiefs of EU, France, Germany and Britain urge Iran to reverse decision to breach a limit on enriched uranium reserves.Elad Benari, 7/3/2019, 5:39 AM

Jewish American tourist attacked in Berlin

23-year-old American hit in the face in Berlin after telling a group harassing him that he is Jewish.Ben Ariel, 6/20/2019, 3:43 AM

Merkel seen shaking during event in Berlin

German Chancellor seen visibly shaking during event with new Ukrainian President, blames dehydration.Ben Ariel, 6/19/2019, 3:29 AM

US lawmakers call on Merkel to blacklist Hezbollah

Four members of US House of Representatives urge German Chancellor to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist group.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2019, 1:33 AM

Director of Berlin Jewish Museum quits after controversial tweet

Director of Berlin's Jewish Museum resigns after tweeting link to article criticizing German legislation against BDS.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/14/2019, 9:29 PM

Historian's 'Holocaust victim' family members never existed

German historian stripped of award for faking a family history of suffering in Holocaust.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 6/5/2019, 8:38 AM

Germany could outlaw Hezbollah

German's AfD Party submits non-binding resolution calling to outlaw Hezbollah's political wing as well as its military wing.Elad Benari, 6/5/2019, 6:44 AM

Will Germany declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization?

US Secretary of State urges Germany to follow in Britain's footsteps and declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization.Nissan Tzur, 6/4/2019, 6:39 AM

German government calls on people to wear the kippah

German official withdraws earlier warning against wearing kippah after Merkel's spokesman intervenes.Ben Ariel, 5/28/2019, 4:44 AM

German newspaper supports the kippah

Germany’s Bild newspaper to print image of a kippah that can be cut and worn on one’s head.Nitsan Keidar, 5/27/2019, 4:05 AM

British Foreign Secretary: Boycotting Israel is anti-Semitic

Jeremy Hunt backs German parliament’s resolution defining the BDS movement as “anti-Semitic”.Ben Ariel, 5/22/2019, 6:10 AM

'BDS is part of the Palestinian fight'

PLO Executive Committee condemns German parliament's resolution describing BDS movement as anti-Semitic.Dalit Halevi, 5/20/2019, 6:12 AM

Hamas blasts German condemnation of BDS

Hamas says German resolution defining BDS as anti-Semitic is "against Palestinians' right to resist occupation".Elad Benari, 5/20/2019, 4:08 AM

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, 5/18/2019, 1:55 AM