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German Jewish leader calls on next government to be proactive against Jew hatred

German Jewish leader calls on next government to be proactive against Jew hatred

Dr. Josef Schuste praises government for creating anti-Semitism commissioner, urges next government to continue its proactive policies.Dan Verbin, 15/07/2021 15:43
German court delays ruling on far-right party

German court delays ruling on far-right party

German court won’t decide before election on whether Alternative for Germany party cane be put under observation.Ben Ariel, 09/07/2021 06:39
German Foreign Minister confident deal with Iran can be reached

German Foreign Minister confident deal with Iran can be reached

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says he is confident reaching a deal to save 2015 nuclear deal is possible within weeks.Elad Benari, 06/07/2021 04:59
First late night Jewish talk show to debut on Germany TV

First late night Jewish talk show to debut on Germany TV

Show will delve into various aspects of Germany Jewish identity over the course of eight episodes.Dan Verbin, 01/07/2021 17:38
Germany: Islamist extremism suspected in knife attack

Germany: Islamist extremism suspected in knife attack

German investigators suspect Islamic extremist motive behind deadly knife attack in Wurzburg.Ben Ariel, 30/06/2021 05:27
Germany approves law banning Hamas flag

Germany approves law banning Hamas flag

Germany's Bundestag passes law outlawing symbols of groups designated as terrorist organizations by the EU, including Hamas.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/06/2021 01:46
Three killed in knife attack in German town of Wurzburg

Three killed in knife attack in German town of Wurzburg

Three people killed and six wounded in stabbing attack in town located between Munich and Frankfurt. Motive not yet clear.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/06/2021 22:31
German media firm CEO: If you’re anti-Israel, look for a new job

German media firm CEO: If you’re anti-Israel, look for a new job

CEO of Axel Springer responds to complaints about company flying Israeli flag in show of solidarity with Jews against anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, 21/06/2021 20:08
Report: Germany to ban flag of Hamas

Report: Germany to ban flag of Hamas

All parties in Germany's coalition agree to ban flag of Hamas following recent anti-Semitic incidents.Ben Ariel, 21/06/2021 05:35
Frustration mounts at Germany’s inaction on anti-Israel Kuwaiti Airways

Frustration mounts at Germany’s inaction on anti-Israel Kuwaiti Airways

Jewish groups and MPs question why statements critical of the airline's refusal to fly Israeli passengers have not led to action.Dan Verbin, Canada, 18/06/2021 21:58
German troops sent home from Lithuania after charges of anti-Semitism and racism

German troops sent home from Lithuania after charges of anti-Semitism and racism

German NATO troops in Lithuania as part of a NATO mission accused of hateful behaviour at a hotel party.Dan Verbin, 18/06/2021 15:51
West won't push for anti-Iran resolution at IAEA board meeting

West won't push for anti-Iran resolution at IAEA board meeting

Britain, France, Germany, US will not push for resolution against Iran despite its failure to explain uranium traces found at three sites.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/06/2021 00:07
Jewish man assaulted in Berlin

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 06:51
German authorities outlaw organizations which aided Hezbollah

German authorities outlaw organizations which aided Hezbollah

German authorities outlaw three organizations accused of fundraising for Hezbollah, which was banned in the country last year.Elad Benari, 21/05/2021 06:41
Germany: Synagogue window shattered near Frankfurt

Germany: Synagogue window shattered near Frankfurt

German police block 200 protesters chanting anti-Semitic slur from reaching synagogue.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 14/05/2021 07:51
EJC: 'Hateful & false narratives about Israel fueling hate & attacks on Jews in Europe'

EJC: 'Hateful & false narratives about Israel fueling hate & attacks on Jews in Europe'

European Jewish Congress strongly condemns attacks on German synagogues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2021 13:56
‘Free Palestine’ spray-painted on synagogue in Spain

‘Free Palestine’ spray-painted on synagogue in Spain

'Alllah hu akbar' painted on synagogue in Spain, protesters in London curse Jews.C. Liphshiz & T. Axelrod, JTA, 13/05/2021 08:16
European countries condemn Israel for construction in Jerusalem

European countries condemn Israel for construction in Jerusalem

France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Britain condemn Israel for approving construction in the Har Homa neighborhood of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 07/05/2021 00:03
Study: German “gangsta rap” promotes antisemitism among youth

Study: German “gangsta rap” promotes antisemitism among youth

German researchers find that young people easily adopt the antisemitic worldview found in gangsta rap.Dan Verbin, 05/05/2021 15:53
German man accused of sending 100 threatening neo-Nazi letters

German man accused of sending 100 threatening neo-Nazi letters

String of letters signed with neo-Nazi group abbreviation mostly sent to activists fighting antisemitism and racism.Dan Verbin, 05/05/2021 15:16
European countries denounce postponement of PA elections

European countries denounce postponement of PA elections

France, Germany, Italy and Spain urge PA to announce new date for elections as soon as possible.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/05/2021 00:41
2/3 of Makkabi Germany soccer players experienced anti-Semitism

2/3 of Makkabi Germany soccer players experienced anti-Semitism

New survey shows that anti-Semitic incidents are far too common experience for Jewish soccer players in Germany.Dan Verbin, Canada, 23/04/2021 21:58
German Ambassador to US: Anti-Semitism must be confronted

German Ambassador to US: Anti-Semitism must be confronted

Emily Haber says Germany has a “special responsibility” to take action against the rise of online anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic attacks.Dan Verbin, 21/04/2021 02:47
Report: Berlin sees pandemic spike in anti-Semitic attacks

Report: Berlin sees pandemic spike in anti-Semitic attacks

Anti-Semitism commissioner admits that German capital "has an anti-Semitism problem."Dan Verbin, 19/04/2021 22:25
Race to replace Angela Merkel heating up for parliamentary bloc

Race to replace Angela Merkel heating up for parliamentary bloc

Two rivals contending to replace Merkel as Germany’s conservative candidate in the upcoming September election are going toe-to-toe.Dan Verbin, 14/04/2021 06:30
Six Israelis misbehave on plane, arrested in Germany

Six Israelis misbehave on plane, arrested in Germany

Lufthansa claims that the men refused to wear a mask, drank alcohol and disturbed other passengers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 02:01
German far-right party to campaign for end to COVID restrictions

German far-right party to campaign for end to COVID restrictions

Germany's AfD party has a history of controversial statements, particularly surrounding the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, 12/04/2021 06:35
Iran and world powers to discuss nuclear agreement

Iran and world powers to discuss nuclear agreement

Officials from Iran, China, Russia, France, Germany and Britain will meet virtually to discuss possible US return to 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 02/04/2021 04:35
German military searches for two rabbis for its 300 Jewish soldiers

German military searches for two rabbis for its 300 Jewish soldiers

German Defense Minister says she is "humble and grateful" that such a development is happening only 75 years after the Holocaust.Dan Verbin, 01/04/2021 01:11
Rivlin to hold short visit to Europe

Rivlin to hold short visit to Europe

President Rivlin will hold meetings on the dangers of Hezbollah, the intensification of Iran’s nuclear project, and the ICC.Hezki Baruch, 16/03/2021 03:42
German court says former Nazi camp guard is unfit to stand trial

German court says former Nazi camp guard is unfit to stand trial

German court halts proceedings against 96-year-old former camp guard in Stutthof, but rules he must pay his own legal fees.Elad Benari, 11/03/2021 04:29
European countries drop planned condemnation of Iran

European countries drop planned condemnation of Iran

France, Britain and Germany dropped resolution criticizing Iran for suspending some IAEA inspections.Elad Benari, 05/03/2021 03:30
European countries to seek condemnation of Iran

European countries to seek condemnation of Iran

Britain, France and Germany will put forward a resolution condemning Iran's suspension of UN nuclear inspections.Elad Benari, 02/03/2021 04:16
Attacker of Jewish student in Hamburg sent to psychiatric hospital

Attacker of Jewish student in Hamburg sent to psychiatric hospital

German court orders man who attacked a Jewish student in Hamburg this past October to be sent to a psychiatric hospital.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/02/2021 23:34
Germany urges Iran to accept US overtures

Germany urges Iran to accept US overtures

Germany's Foreign Minister: Iran should accept the offer of diplomacy that’s on the table, including from the United States.Elad Benari, 25/02/2021 06:42
European countries condemn Iran for restricting IAEA inspections

European countries condemn Iran for restricting IAEA inspections

Britain, France and Germany urge Iran to reverse all measures that reduce transparency after it halts IAEA inspections.Elad Benari, 24/02/2021 06:20
German President: Jewish life threatened by anti-Semitism

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.Ben Ariel, 23/02/2021 06:17
Former Nazi guard agrees to be questioned by German prosecutors

Former Nazi guard agrees to be questioned by German prosecutors

95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard deported from Tennessee agrees to be questioned by German prosecutors.Elad Benari, 23/02/2021 05:04
Germany: Jew suffers life-threatening injuries, attacker won't go to jail

Germany: Jew suffers life-threatening injuries, attacker won't go to jail

Assailant who beat up kippah-wearing Jewish man in front of German synagogue will not go to jail.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 20/02/2021 20:00
Blinken to counterparts: US prepared to talk to Iran

Blinken to counterparts: US prepared to talk to Iran

Secretary of State tells European counterparts that the US is prepared to engage in discussions with Iran.Elad Benari, 19/02/2021 00:58
Chief Rabbi of Berlin thanks German Foreign Minister

Chief Rabbi of Berlin thanks German Foreign Minister

Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal thanks German Foreign Minister for his response to the decision of the International Criminal Court against Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 18/02/2021 02:12
Germany: Anti-Semitic hate crimes hit upward trend in 2020

Germany: Anti-Semitic hate crimes hit upward trend in 2020

New report finds authorities logged at least 2,275 crimes with an anti-Semitic background until the end of January 2021.Elad Benari, 12/02/2021 06:21
A Jewish librarian spied on New York Nazis in the 1930s

A Jewish librarian spied on New York Nazis in the 1930s

Florence Mendheim pretended to be a Nazi sympathizer, attending meetings and gathering material for the American Jewish Congress.Andrew Silow-Carroll, JTA, 11/02/2021 08:04
Germany: Our legal view on the ICC hasn't changed

Germany: Our legal view on the ICC hasn't changed

German Foreign Minister sides with Israel after ICC ruling it can probe Israeli "war crimes" in Judea, Samaria, Gaza and eastern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 10/02/2021 03:36
Former Nazi camp guard charged in Germany

Former Nazi camp guard charged in Germany

German prosecutors charge 100-year-old man who allegedly served as guard at Sachsenhausen concentration camp.Ben Ariel, 09/02/2021 06:08
Germany charges former Nazi camp secretary with complicity in murders

Germany charges former Nazi camp secretary with complicity in murders

Former female secretary from Stutthof concentration camp charged with complicity in murders of 10,000 people.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/02/2021 21:45
Ministers call for two-state solution for Israel-PA conflict

Ministers call for two-state solution for Israel-PA conflict

Munich Group, made up of Foreign Ministers of Egypt, France, Germany and Jordan, meets in Cairo, urges US involvement in peace talks.Elad Benari, 12/01/2021 06:01
Germany extends lockdown until January 31

Germany extends lockdown until January 31

German government tightens curbs on social contacts and will limit people’s movements in the regions most affected by COVID-19.Ben Ariel, 06/01/2021 02:10
German ministers send Hanukkah greetings in Hebrew

German ministers send Hanukkah greetings in Hebrew

Senior German government ministers participate in special clip initiated by the Chief Rabbi of Berlin and Chabad emissary.Nitsan Keidar, 18/12/2020 04:04
Germany announces partial lockdown

Germany announces partial lockdown

Germany's non-essential shops and schools to close amid a rise in coronavirus cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/12/2020 04:34
Germany calls for negotiations with Iran on broader deal

Germany calls for negotiations with Iran on broader deal

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas expresses hope that Biden will change US policy on Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/12/2020 22:29
Germany extends partial lockdown

Germany extends partial lockdown

Partial shutdown will be extended until at least December 20 in an effort to reduce rate of COVID-19 infections.Elad Benari, 26/11/2020 01:02
Germany could start vaccinating population next month

Germany could start vaccinating population next month

German Health Minister says country could start administering shots of COVID-19 vaccines as soon as next month.Ben Ariel, 23/11/2020 04:28
Five people injured in stabbing in Germany

Five people injured in stabbing in Germany

Five people injured in stabbing in western German town of Oberhausen. Motive believed to be a family dispute.Elad Benari, 20/11/2020 01:23
German FM: Biden's election an opportunity for US to rejoin Iran deal

German FM: Biden's election an opportunity for US to rejoin Iran deal

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas: US under Biden has opportunity to rejoin Iran nuclear accord.Elad Benari, 11/11/2020 02:28
Rivlin: The virus of antisemitism is tougher than coronavirus

Rivlin: The virus of antisemitism is tougher than coronavirus

President Reuven Rivlin hosts event marking 82 years since Kristallnacht.Hezki Baruch, 10/11/2020 04:09
Germany investigating recent knife attack as terror incident

Germany investigating recent knife attack as terror incident

Knife attack that killed one tourist and seriously injured another in Dresden in early October being treated as a terrorist attack.Elad Benari, 22/10/2020 03:44