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Berlin Holocaust memorial vandalized

Jewish memorial in Berlin defaced with Nazi and antisemitic graffiti.

Berlin Holocaust memorial vandalized

German police investigate 60-foot swastika mowed into grass

Large swastika in field that could be seen from the air being investigated by German police.

German police investigate 60-foot swastika mowed into grassplayer

Berlin: Terror suspected as vehicle slams into crowd wounding dozens

The incident took place near the spot of a 2016 terror attack in which 12 were killed and dozens more injured.

Terror suspected as vehicle slams into crowd wounding dozensplayer

Berlin sponsors anti-Israel hate festival

The point: Israel allegedly strengthens rightist populism around the world and rightist populism strengthens Zionism. Op-ed.

Berlin sponsors anti-Israel hate festival

Knesset Christian Allies Caucus commemorates Yom Hashoah in Berlin

1 thousand Jews and Christians marched through Berlin under the motto "From the Heart and on Foot - for Peace, against Antisemitism."

Knesset Christian Allies Caucus marks Yom Hashoah in Berlin

German antisemitism commissioner visits Jewish refugees

Felix Klein visits Berlin Jewish school that is helping 50 Ukrainian Jewish refugees adjust to life in Germany, praising the school's work.

German antisemitism commissioner visits Jewish refugees

120 children arrive safely in Berlin from Odessa Jewish orphanage

Children make 1,000 mile journey from Odessa to Berlin on five school buses and have permission to stay in Germany.

120 children arrive in Berlin from Odessa Jewish orphanage

Berlin launches antisemitism awareness campaign

Campaign seeks to encourage Berlin residents to “look, recognize, act” if they see antisemitism taking place.

Berlin launches antisemitism awareness campaign

Analysis: Nearly 300 Berlin streets honor those who expressed anti-Semitic views

Berlin has 290 streets named for people who expressed anti-Semitic views, analysis finds.

Nearly 300 Berlin streets honor people expressing anti-Semitism

Enemies of Israel in power in Berlin and Brussels

Difficult times ahead for the relationship between Jerusalem and members of Berlin's new government, while EU funds anti-Israel NGOs. Op-ed.

Enemies of Israel in power in Berlin and Brussels

Report: Berlin Jews face three anti-Semitic incidents a day

Report finds that anti-Semitism in Berlin increased significantly in the first six months of 2021, with record high numbers.

Report: Berlin Jews face three anti-Semitic incidents a day

Hanukkah candles lit at place from which Nazi laws came

Representatives of the Jewish community in Berlin light Hanukkah candles with the German Minister of Justice.

Hanukkah candles lit at place from which Nazi laws came

Watch: Convoys of menorahs on the streets of Berlin

A convoy of about thirty vehicles with menorahs, led by Chabad, travels on street of Berlin after Hanukkah candle lighting.

Watch: Convoys of menorahs on the streets of Berlinplayer

German Jewish leader: 'Targeted action' needed to combat increasing anti-Semitism

Central Council of Jews in Germany President Josef Schuster reacts to a report documenting the May surge in anti-Semitism in Berlin.

German Jewish leader: 'Targeted action' needed against Jew hatred

Berlin couple who aided Jewish families during Holocaust honored

Max and Malwine Schindler, who helped smuggle Jews out of Nazi Germany, have been honored by Berlin for the first time.

Berlin couple who aided Jewish families during Holocaust honored

Russian diplomat found dead outside Berlin embassy was a spy

A Russian diplomat discovered dead last month outside the country’s Berlin embassy is thought to have fallen from an upper floor.

Russian diplomat found dead outside Berlin embassy was a spy

Berlin police filmed doing push-ups at Holocaust memorial

Police chief vows investigation after police officers photographed disrespecting memorial to Holocaust victims.

Berlin police filmed doing push-ups at Holocaust memorial

FC Union Berlin faces penalties following anti-Semitic abuse during win over Haifa

Union Berlin will play match with empty fan section as punishment “for the racist behaviour of its supporters.”

Union Berlin faces penalty after anti-Semitism during Haifa game

Berlin museum returns and buys looted painting from Jewish heirs

A Berlin museum returned a Pissarro painting looted by the Nazis to the descendants of its former Jewish owner and then bought it back.

Berlin museum returns and buys looted painting from Jewish heirs

Israeli man assaulted in Berlin

Man wearing pullover with IDF emblem attacked at Berlin train station by assailant who made comment about his faith.

Israeli man assaulted in Berlin

Marriott apologizes to German Jewish singer told to remove Star of David by hotel

Video of German Jewish singer recounting his experience gets over one million views.

Marriott apologizes to singer told to remove Star of David

UEFA investigating anti-Semitic abuse toward Jewish soccer fans

Europe's soccer authority is looking into allegations that Union Berlin fans hurled anti-Semitic slurs at fans of Maccabi Haifa.

UEFA investigating anti-Semitic abuse toward Jewish soccer fans

Pro-Israel fans targeted with anti-Semitic abuse during Maccabi Haifa match against Berlin

Pro-Israel groups says its fans attending soccer game where pelted with anti-Semitic abuse and nearly had one of their flags lit on fire.

Jewish fans targeted during Maccabi Haifa soccer match in Berlin

Mass protest in Berlin against COVID regulations

According to AP, over 2,000 officers were deployed and about 600 protesters detained at protest defying ban on gatherings.

Mass protest in Berlin against COVID regulationsplayer

Jewish man assaulted in Berlin

Police investigating Jewish man’s report of being punched in the face and abused with anti-Semitic language while walking home in Berlin.

Jewish man assaulted in Berlin

Watch: Hundreds join pro-Israel protest in Berlin

Around 350 people gathered in central Berlin to show solidarity with Israel on May 16.

Watch: Hundreds join pro-Israel protest in Berlinplayer

Firecracker thrown at Israeli journalist Antonia Yamin in Berlin

Kan reporter Antonia Yamin is attacked during interview in Berlin, Germany.

Israeli journalist attacked in Berlinplayer

Berlin bans annual Al-Quds march that protests Israel

'Participants exploit freedom of expression and assembly to spread their hatred,' Jewish council head says.

Berlin bans annual Al-Quds march that protests Israel

Berlin Al-Quds Day rally cancelled for second year in a row

Rally, which has been described as an anti-Israel "hatefest," will not take place in person, but may move online.

Berlin Al-Quds Day rally cancelled for second year in a row

Report: Berlin sees pandemic spike in anti-Semitic attacks

Anti-Semitism commissioner admits that German capital "has an anti-Semitism problem."

Report: Berlin sees pandemic spike in anti-Semitic attacks

Berlin politicians call for banning Al Quds Day march

Political parties across spectrum call for Berlin government to ban “disgusting anti-Semitic event.”

Berlin politicians call for banning Al Quds Day march

German officials: Tel Aviv, Berlin should joint host 2036 Olympics

German sports officials are suggesting Tel Aviv joint bid with Berlin for the 2036 Olympics, a hundred years after the notorious Nazi Games.

Germany: Tel Aviv, Berlin should joint host 2036 Olympics

Watch: Dozens of Antifa rioters clash with police in Berlin

Ruptly provided footage of Antifa groups marching across parts of Berlin Sunday in protest of the eviction of a homeless camp.

Watch: Dozens of Antifa rioters clash with police in Berlinplayer

Berlin: Man injured in anti-Semitic attack

33-year-old man and a police officer assaulted during apparently anti-Semitic attack in German capital.

Berlin: Man injured in anti-Semitic attack

UAE representatives visit Jewish community of Berlin

UAE ambassador to Germany holds historic meeting with Berlin city rabbi, agrees to hold Hanukkah candle lighting at embassy.

UAE representatives visit Jewish community of Berlin

Berlin car crashes were actually 'Islamist attacks', say police

Iraqi national arrested after causing three consecutive crashes, threatening passersby. 'Anyone who comes near me will die!.'

Berlin car crashes were actually 'Islamist attacks', say policeplayer

Neo-Nazis suspected of torching Jewish-owned business in Berlin

Hundreds protest attack on Jewish-owned bar in Berlin, which was destroyed in arson likely perpetrated by local neo-Nazis.

Jewish-owned bar torched in Berlin in suspected neo-Nazi arsonplayer

Berlin Holocaust remembrance event hacked with anti-Semitic messages and images

Hackers shout anti-Semitic slogans and show images of Hitler while hacking online Holocaust Remembrance Day event.

Berlin Holocaust remembrance event hacked by anti-Semites

Researching Jewish Pimps at the Berlin Center for Antisemitism

Researching Jewish Pimps at the Berlin Center for Antisemitism

Berlin police: Stop asking dumb coronavirus questions

Berlin police say glut of dumb questions to coronavirus hotline preventing them from helping people who are actually in need.

Berlin police: Stop asking dumb coronavirus questions