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'We must not let Hamas run our lives'

'We must not let Hamas run our lives'

Grandmother of boy who was killed in a rocket attack comes to Jerusalem to protest during Merkel visit, demand return of soldiers.Yoni Kempinski, 11/10/2021 04:36
Former concentration camp guard tells court he's not guilty

Former concentration camp guard tells court he's not guilty

100-year-old former guard at Sachsenhausen camp tells German court he's innocent of charges of assisting in the murder of 3,518 prisoners.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/10/2021 23:53
Angela Merkel will not meet Netanyahu during visit to Israel

Angela Merkel will not meet Netanyahu during visit to Israel

PM Bennett will meet Chancellor in private. Also on the itinerary: A visit to Yad Vashem and a meeting with Israeli entrepreneurs.Ido Ben Porat, 08/10/2021 02:12
Former Nazi death camp secretary released after fleeing trial

Former Nazi death camp secretary released after fleeing trial

96-year-old former secretary at Stutthof who tried to flee before her trial released from custody in Germany ahead of the next hearing.Elad Benari, 06/10/2021 05:30
Gil Ofarim told to leave German hotel for wearing Star of David necklace

Gil Ofarim told to leave German hotel for wearing Star of David necklace

German Jewish musician Gil Ofarim recounts in social media video how he was told to put away Star of David necklace or leave Leipzig hotel.Dan Verbin, 05/10/2021 22:26
This German lawyer is seeking justice for a perpetrator of the Babyn Yar massacre

This German lawyer is seeking justice for a perpetrator of the Babyn Yar massacre

80 years after Babyn Yar Holocaust massacre, a German lawyer seeks trial for last living alleged perpetrator.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 01/10/2021 08:31
Nazi war crimes suspect caught after fleeing trial

Nazi war crimes suspect caught after fleeing trial

96-year-old woman caught hours after failing to turn up for trial on charges of aiding and abetting mass murder in Nazi concentration camp.Elad Benari, 01/10/2021 00:58
The German ‘anti-Semitism commissioner’ who enables BDS, Jew-hatred and Iran

The German ‘anti-Semitism commissioner’ who enables BDS, Jew-hatred and Iran

Rabbi Cooper of the Wiesenthal Center said re Blume that 'the job of an anti-Semitism commissioner is to fight it and not spread it'. Op-ed.Benjamin Weinthal, 30/09/2021 21:56
Germany: Police officer under investigation for letters to killer

Germany: Police officer under investigation for letters to killer

A German police officer allegedly sent fan mail to the gunman who attacked a synagogue on Yom Kippur.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 25/09/2021 19:45
Germany, PA sign cooperation agreement

Germany, PA sign cooperation agreement

$117 million agreement will see German investment in areas under PA control.Elad Benari, 20/09/2021 05:42
German court overturns ban on neo-Nazi election posters

German court overturns ban on neo-Nazi election posters

Posters by far right political party contained the phrase "Hang the Greens."Dan Verbin, 15/09/2021 16:58
Germany arrests man suspected of aiding Iran's nuclear program

Germany arrests man suspected of aiding Iran's nuclear program

Man accused of providing four spectrometers to Iranian-run firm that is on EU blacklist who provided the nuclear equipment to Iran.Dan Verbin, 14/09/2021 22:14
60 Jewish orgs urge German voters not to choose far right party

60 Jewish orgs urge German voters not to choose far right party

Appeal by Jewish groups calls on voters not to vote for AfD party over its "radical and anti-religious" positions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2021 21:44
German synagogue destroyed by Nazi restored with virtual reality technology

German synagogue destroyed by Nazi restored with virtual reality technology

Virtual reality reconstruction of Great Synagogue in Erfurt allows users with VR glasses and hand controllers to experience the synagogue.Dan Verbin, Canada, 06/09/2021 22:58
France and Germany urge Iran to return to nuclear talks

France and Germany urge Iran to return to nuclear talks

French Foreign Minister says it is urgent for Tehran to return to talks, while Germany asks it to resume talks "as soon as possible."Elad Benari, 02/09/2021 06:05
Jewish teen wearing kippah severely beaten in Cologne, Germany

Jewish teen wearing kippah severely beaten in Cologne, Germany

18-year old punched and kicked by group of 10 teens who stole his kippah, suffers broken nose and cheekbone.Dan Verbin, 23/08/2021 22:04
Merkel to visit Israel before leaving office

Merkel to visit Israel before leaving office

German Chancellor will head to Israel next week, meet Prime Minister Bennett and President Herzog.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/08/2021 23:33
Potsdam, Germany opens first synagogue in over 80 years

Potsdam, Germany opens first synagogue in over 80 years

Potsdam has opened its first synagogue since the Holocaust along with a new Jewish scholarship center.Dan Verbin, 19/08/2021 15:59
Germany adds Israel to list of high-risk COVID-19 countries

Germany adds Israel to list of high-risk COVID-19 countries

The move means a minimum five-day quarantine requirement for those who are unvaccinated.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/08/2021 00:19
Frankfurt announces construction to begin on $40 million Jewish learning center

Frankfurt announces construction to begin on $40 million Jewish learning center

The Jewish Academy, opening in 2024, will serve as an educational institute for European Jewish learning.Dan Verbin, 12/08/2021 19:02
Germany urges Iran to resume nuclear talks

Germany urges Iran to resume nuclear talks

German Foreign Minister: We cannot stretch out negotiations with Iran into eternity.Elad Benari, 12/08/2021 05:29
Did German nurse inject saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine?

Did German nurse inject saline instead of COVID-19 vaccine?

Thousands asked to get another shot of a COVID-19 vaccine after police find a nurse may have injected them with a saline solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2021 04:38
German government to give $41.5 million to anti-Semitism research

German government to give $41.5 million to anti-Semitism research

Funds will be used to study the different aspects of anti-Semitism in order to develop the best methods of combating it.Dan Verbin, 04/08/2021 18:27
84-year old German man fined for keeping Nazi tank in his underground garage

84-year old German man fined for keeping Nazi tank in his underground garage

The man's collection also included a torpedo, mortars, anti-aircraft guns, machine guns, automatic pistols and 1,500 rounds of ammunition.Dan Verbin, 04/08/2021 16:43
German high court: Facebook illegally removed content

German high court: Facebook illegally removed content

Court rules that Facebook cannot legally remove content without explanation, giving a warning or the opportunity to appeal the decision.Dan Verbin, 03/08/2021 22:12
Germany to offer COVID-19 booster shots

Germany to offer COVID-19 booster shots

Germany will start offering COVID-19 booster shots in September, make it easier for 12-to-17-year-olds to get a vaccine.Ben Ariel, 03/08/2021 06:43
German FM: Iran is delaying the nuclear talks

German FM: Iran is delaying the nuclear talks

German Foreign Minister warns the option to revive the 2015 nuclear deal will not remain open forever.Elad Benari, Canada, 31/07/2021 01:01
German Jewish leader calls out far right party ahead of elections

German Jewish leader calls out far right party ahead of elections

President of Central Council of Jews accuses AfD party of sowing social division and being anti-democratic.Dan Verbin, 29/07/2021 17:23
Suspect in German knife attack sent to psychiatric hospital

Suspect in German knife attack sent to psychiatric hospital

Experts determine that it may not be possible to hold suspect in Wuerzburg attack criminally responsible for his actions.Elad Benari, 21/07/2021 05:29
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