Merkel's successor steps down

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who was chosen as the new leader of German Chancellor's CDU party, resigns unexpectedly.Nissan Tzur, 2/10/2020, 11:46 PM

Germany's moral choice

Germany was “neutral” in the Arab Yom Kippur War of 1973. We might all ask whether Germany would also be neutral in the event of an Iranian attack against Israel. Howard Rotberg, 1/20/2020, 4:30 PM

Germany, France and Britain to Iran: Abide by nuclear deal

Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson urge Iran to abide by 2015 deal.Ben Ariel, 1/6/2020, 1:42 AM

Angela Merkel: Forbe's most powerful woman in the world in 2019

Merkel was chosen for the 9th time for her 'steely reserve, from standing up to Trump to allowing over a million refugees into Germany.'Nissan Tzur, 12/12/2019, 8:32 PM

Merkel: I bow my head before the victims of the Shoah

German Chancellor expresses "deep shame" at what happened in Auschwitz and Birkenau as she visits the former Nazi death camp.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/6/2019, 9:18 PM

Watch: Angela Merkel visits Auschwitz

Watch live as German Chancellor Merkel pays her first-ever visit to Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2019, 1:04 PM

German government to donate 60 million euros to Auschwitz

Chancellor Angela Merkel will bring 60 million euro donation to help conserve Auschwitz-Birkenau when she visits the site on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2019, 1:06 AM

Germany's Angela Merkel to pay first visit to Auschwitz Friday

German chancellor set to make first visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on Friday, making her the third chancellor to do so.AFP, 11/29/2019, 2:50 PM

Angela Merkel to visit Auschwitz for first time

German Chancellor to visit infamous Nazi death camp for first time in her 14-year tenure on 75th anniversary of camp's liberation.Marcy Oster/JTA, 11/21/2019, 10:54 PM

Jewish group honors Angela Merkel for fighting anti-Semitism

Angela Merkel honored by World Jewish Congress for her role in fighting anti-Semitism.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 10/29/2019, 8:30 AM

Netanyahu thanks Merkel for stand against anti-Semitism

Prime Minister Netanyahu says it is important to step up efforts against the phenomenon of anti-Semitism and the chancellor agrees.Hezki Baruch, 10/10/2019, 8:36 PM

Herzog to Merkel: Protect Jewish institutions

Jewish Agency chairman writes to German chancellor following shooting attack at synagogue on Yom Kippur.Isaac Herzog, 10/10/2019, 6:59 PM

Watch: Angela Merkel at Berlin synagogue vigil

Following the deadly shooting in Halle, Germany on Yom Kippur, German chancellor Merkel attends a vigil at historic synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2019, 10:47 PM

Merkel backs Democrats criticized by Trump

German Chancellor says Trump's tweet against four Democratic congresswomen "undermines America's strength".Nissan Tzur, 7/21/2019, 5:46 AM

Germany's Angela Merkel honors would-be Hitler assassins

Ahead of the 75th anniversary of the 20 July plot, Merkel bemoans far-right extremism in Germany. 'Germans must stand up to the far-right.'Sara Rubenstein, 7/19/2019, 3:06 PM

Intelligence agencies trying to access Merkel's medical records

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen trembling uncontrollably twice in the past two weeks at public events.Nissan Tzur, 6/30/2019, 7:08 PM

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

About Germany’s kippa flap – one question

The question is not really whether Jews should or should not wear a kippa on the streets of Germany. Jack Engelhard, 6/3/2019, 1:59 PM

Fan accidentally crashes van into Angela Merkel's plane

Excited employee at Dortmund Airport parked van and got out to take picture of chancellor's plane, but forgot to put on parking brake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2019, 3:21 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

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

Merkel: It's unacceptable that Jews are under attack in Germany

German leader condemns anti-Semitism and far-right movements in an interview with Israeli news outlet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2019, 8:37 PM

Theresa May gets locked inside car as she arrives to meet Merkel

As British Prime Minister arrives in Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, May experiences some difficulty exiting car.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2018, 6:01 PM

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

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

Angela Merkel to resign as party chief

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to resign from leadership of Christian Democratic Union after 18 years at its helm.David Rosenberg, 10/29/2018, 11:50 AM

Merkel and Abbas express support for 'two-state solution'

German Chancellor speaks with PA chairman days after her visit to Israel.Elad Benari, 10/10/2018, 5:58 AM

Rivlin: EU helping Iran evade sanctions is unacceptable

President Rivlin meets German Chancellor Merkel, calls on Germany to stop EU from protecting Iran from US sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2018, 4:19 PM

Watch: Netanyahu, Merkel attend innovation exhibition

PM, German Chancellor attend an innovation exhibit, and meet with Israeli and German businesspeople at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2018, 3:53 PM

'Iran tried to commit a terror attack in Europe'

Netanyahu talks Israel's security with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, says Iran building a '‘war machine’.Tzvi Lev, 10/4/2018, 3:35 PM

Bennett on Merkel: A true friend of Israel

Bennett meets German Chancellor: 'Glad Chancellor clarified Khan al-Ahmar story.'Mordechai Sones, 10/4/2018, 11:57 AM

Merkel blasts Khan al-Ahmar reports: 'Fake News'

German chancellor rejects reports she conditioned Israel visit on delay in illegal Bedouin outpost evacuation. 'It's Israel's decision.'Nitzan Keidar, 10/4/2018, 11:07 AM

Watch: Merkel's convoy shuts down Jerusalem

German chancellor's convoy rides through the blocked-off streets of Jerusalem after official visit at Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2018, 10:12 AM

'Germany has everlasting responsibility to combat anti-Semitism'

German Chancellor visits Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, writing a message in the guest book.AFP, 10/4/2018, 10:09 AM

Netanyahu meets Merkel ahead of G2G meeting

German chancellor Merkel and PM Netanyahu hold working dinner at prime minister's residence, ahead of today's inter-governmental meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2018, 8:33 AM

'German chutzpah and gross interference'

Regavim policy director says PM must demand German leader stop interfering in internal Israeli affairs, funding illegal PA construction.Hezki Baruch, 10/3/2018, 9:50 PM

Agriculture minister to boycott meeting with German counterpart

Minister Ariel reportedly will boycott meeting with German agriculture minister tomorrow, after German chancellor arrives in Israel tonight.Tal Polon, 10/3/2018, 8:44 PM

'Merkel, deal with the problems of your own country'

Culture Minister slams reports German Chancellor refusing to visit Israel unless Khan Al-Ahmar is not demolished.Eliran Aharon, 10/3/2018, 7:30 PM

Minister on Merkel: 'Blatant, serious, dangerous intervention'

Economy Minister responds strongly to German Chancellor cancellation threats: 'We've long ceased being tool to salve European conscience.'Ido Ben Porat, 10/3/2018, 2:26 PM

Right-wing NGO: Freeze evacuation of Khan al-Ahmar

Regavim Movement emphasizes importance of Netanyahu-Merkel meeting, calling for evacuation of illegal Bedouin outpost to be delayed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2018, 2:26 PM

Merkel threatens over illegal Bedouin outpost

German Chancellor announces if illegal Khan el Ahmar outpost evacuated before her arrival in Israel, she will cancel visit.Mordechai Sones, 10/3/2018, 10:30 AM

'Angela Merkel does not deserve a warm welcome'

Dr. Ephraim Zuroff says German Chancellor's opposition to sanctions on Iran contradict her stated support for Israel's defense.Benny Toker, 10/2/2018, 9:48 PM

Angela Merkel to receive honorary doctorate from Haifa U

Israeli university to award German chancellor honorary degree next week, citing 'leadership in human rights', friendship with Israel.JTA, 9/28/2018, 7:33 AM

Can German Jews ever be part of the "homeland"?

Germany’s desire to protect its Jewish citizens casts them apart from mainstream Germans. This is not what Heimat is meant to be. Ron Jontof-Hutter, 7/15/2018, 7:59 PM

Rouhani: Europe's proposals aren't good enough

Iranian President tells Macron and Merkel Europe’s proposed economic measures to offset U.S. pullout from nuclear are disappointing.Elad Benari, 7/6/2018, 12:05 AM

Guess who else wants to stop the “migrant invasion?”

it turns out that Trump was right all along. Strong borders he kept saying and they kept laughing, but they are not laughing now. Jack Engelhard, 7/4/2018, 8:34 PM

Merkel: Solutions needed for Iran's 'aggressive tendencies'

German Chancellor says European countries share concerns over Iran's ballistic missile program.Elad Benari, 6/22/2018, 4:45 AM

Europe must pay for its appeasement of Iran

Northern European leaders are the spineless leaders of pampered populations hostile to Israel. Israel must approach them with that in mind. Rafael Castro, 6/15/2018, 12:17 PM

PM: Israel does more for Gaza than any other nation

Netanyahu says in Germany that Israel does more to prevent a humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip than any other country in the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2018, 9:14 PM

Merkel: Iran's behavior 'worrying'

German chancellor agrees with Israel that Iran should withdraw its troops from Syria.Gary Willig, 6/4/2018, 6:47 PM

'Now is the time to stop Iranian aggression, nuke program'

Netanyahu heads to Europe to lobby leaders to pressure Iranian regime on nuclear program, Iranian aggression in Syria.David Rosenberg, 6/4/2018, 11:29 AM

Netanyahu extends Europe visit

PM will return to Israel only on Thursday despite deteriorating security situation; Netanyahu expected to meet with Merkel, Macron, and May.Mordechai Sones, 5/29/2018, 6:06 PM

Netanyahu heads to Europe to meet Merkel, Macron

PM to press European leaders on Iranian nuclear deal, highlight Iranian aggression in the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2018, 9:37 PM

Macron, Merkel and May are going to follow Trump

The three M's should adopt Trump's policy on Jerusalem. David Singer, 5/18/2018, 12:50 AM

Netanyahu speaks with Merkel and Macron

Netanyahu thanks German Chancellor for her support of Israel's right to defend its sovereignty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2018, 3:36 AM

Merkel blasts breaches of Ukraine truce

Angela Merkel receives prize for peace, says there are 'ceasefire violations' 'every day' in eastern Ukraine.AFP, 5/12/2018, 11:56 PM