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German president visits Romanian Jewish community

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier speaks to community leaders about their work helping Ukrainian refugees.

German president visits Romanian Jewish community

Watch: Ukraine 'snubs' visit by German chancellor

German leader Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Zelenskyy had informed him there was 'no time' on his schedule.

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German President: Jewish life threatened by anti-Semitism

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier says it is necessary to counter the anti-Semitism that is threatening Jewish life.

German President: Jewish life threatened by anti-Semitism

Germany: President's office makes 'embarrassing' error in sending message to Iran

German President’s office mistakenly sends critical message to Iran on anniversary of Islamic Revolution.

Germany: President's office makes 'embarrassing' error

Watch: German President recites 'shehechiyanu' blessing at Yad Vashem

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier addresses Holocaust Memorial event at Yad Vashem, recites Jewish blessing.

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Antisemitism, the Western heart of darkness, beats strongly in Halle

Antisemitism, the Western heart of darkness, beats strongly in Halle

'Germany must protect Jewish life'

After deadly shooting attack outside of synagogue in Halle, German president meets with Jewish leaders, vows to protect Jewish community.

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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.

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German President apologizes for the Holocaust

Frank-Walter Steinmeier apologizes for the Nazis' crimes during a visit to a concentration camp in Greece.

German President apologizes for the Holocaust

German President: Racism and hatred have no place in Germany

German President calls President Rivlin, condemns anti-Semitic protests following Trump's recognition of J'lem as capital.

German President: Racism and hatred have no place in Germany

Rivlin attends memorial to Munich Massacre - 45 years late

Israeli president noted Fatah continues to call Munich Massacre of 11 athletes 'heroic,' memorial decades overdue.

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"The world respects those who respect themselves"

PM calls on all Zionist parties to support Nationality Law, says response to visits by German politicians necessary to gain respect.

"The world respects those who respect themselves"

'The Palestinians must teach their children peace'

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets visiting German President, hails alliance with Germany and discusses peace with the PA.

'The Palestinians must teach their children peace'player

German President arrives in Israel

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Israel days after row between foreign minister and Netanyahu.

German President arrives in Israel

Germany never committed to boycott 'Breaking the Silence'

PM office requested to clarify German President intentions whether to meet factious organizations; no commitment forthcoming.

Germany never committed to boycott 'Breaking the Silence'

German FM: Refugees must reject anti-Semitism

Germany's Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, says there is no place for anti-Semitism in the country.

German Foreign Minister: Refugees must reject anti-Semitism

PM in Germany: Tell PA to stop incitement

Prime Minister wants German Foreign Minister to help stop daily terror attacks in Israel.

PM in Germany: Tell PA to stop incitement

German Foreign Minister: Don't Fuel the Fire

Germany's foreign minister urges Israel and the PA to avoid action that could further inflame the unrest.

German Foreign Minister to Israel and PA: Don't Fuel the Fire

German Foreign Minister to Visit Iran in October

Frank-Walter Steinmeier announces plans to travel to Iran in October, in a sign Berlin wants to rebuild ties with the Islamic Republic.

German Foreign Minister to Visit Iran in October

Germany: Israel Shouldn't Criticize Iran Deal

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier criticizes Israel's opposition to nuclear deal, argues it will help Middle East security.

German Foreign Minister: Israel Shouldn't Criticize Iran Deal

German Source: It's Up to Iran

German government source says deal with Iran could be reached quickly if Tehran is ready to take the last steps.

German Source: It's Up to Iran, Everything Can Still Fail

German FM: Open Borders - After Hamas Stops Fire

Frank-Walter Steinmeier takes relatively harsh line on peace talks for EU minister, does not meet with Hamas in Gaza.

German FM Calls for Open Borders - After Hamas Stops Rockets

German Foreign Minister to Make Rare Visit to Gaza

Germany's foreign minister says he will visit Gaza but will not meet with Hamas leaders.

German Foreign Minister to Make Rare Visit to Gaza

Berlin Warns Against Xenophobia

FM Frank-Walter Steinmeier asks Germans whether recent spate of attacks marks the rise of anti-Semitism at Holocaust remembrance ceremony.

German Minister Warns Against Xenophobia, 70 Years After Nazis

German FM Speaks Out Against S-300 Deal

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says it is "too early" to think about rewarding Iran with S-300 missile systems.

German Foreign Minister Speaks Out Against S-300 Deal

Clinton Congratulated on Presidential Campaign

German foreign minister and France’s former president congratulate Hillary Clinton, who announced a 2016 presidential run.

Clinton Congratulated on Presidential Campaign

Germany: Outcome of Iran Talks is 'Open'

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says gaps with Iran remain but "we have never been closer in more than 10 years".

German Foreign Minister: Outcome of Iran Talks is 'Open'

EU: Har Nof Massacre 'Condemnable by All Means'

Outrage and condemnations from EU and European state leaders, who say attack on 'innocent believers' crosses a line.

EU: Har Nof Massacre 'Condemnable by All Means'

Rivlin: Israel Doesn't Want a War With Islam

President Reuven Rivlin talks peace with German Foreign Minister, says unilateral measures without talks 'have failed in the past.'

Rivlin: Israel Doesn't Want a War With Islam

Abbas Blames Israel for Tensions in Jerusalem

Speaking with Germany's Foreign Minister, PA Chairman blames the "escalation triggered by the Israeli government."

Abbas Blames Israel for Tensions in Jerusalem

German FM Praises Easing of Jerusalem Tensions

Frank-Walter Steinmeier hails easing of restrictions on Muslim worshippers - and continuation for Jews - on Temple Mount.

German Foreign Minister Praises Easing of Jerusalem Tensions

German Foreign Minister to Visit Israel

Germany's foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, will travel to Israel and the Palestinian Authority on the weekend amid tensions.

German Foreign Minister to Visit Israel on the Weekend

Britain, Germany Condemn Terrorist Attacks

Britain and Germany condemn Wednesday's terrorist attacks but also urge both sides to restore calm.

Britain, Germany Condemn Terrorist Attacks

PM: Israel Expects Full Support from World Leaders

Speaking at a press conference with German foreign minister, PM says Hamas rejection of ceasefire leaves Israel with only one option.

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German, Jordanian FMs Call for Cease-fire

Foreign ministers condemn 'Israeli aggression' as Hamas continues to reject demands for a cease-fire.

German, Jordanian Foreign Ministers Call for Cease-fire

Jordan's Stability 'Vital' to Israel's Security

Foreign Minister says Israel 'will do everything to maintain the stability of Jordan' following threats from ISIS takeover.

Liberman: Jordan's Stability 'Vital' to Israel's Security

Germany Says Ukraine is Close to War

Berlin advises its citizens to leave Ukraine's troubled east and south, citing increasing tension and risks.

Germany Says Ukraine is Close to War

EU Rallies Behind Efforts to Save Peace Talks

European foreign ministers voice support for John Kerry's efforts, blame 'radicals on both sides' for crumbling talks.

EU Ministers Rally Behind Efforts to Save Peace Talks

German FM: 'Settlements' Are Disruptive

Ahead of visit to Israel, Germany's Foreign Minister says communities in Judea and Samaria are "obstacles to peace."

Germany's Foreign Minister: 'Settlements' Are Disruptive