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Are too many Germans converting to Judaism? The debate is roiling German Jewish community.

'The very large number of new Jews has led to a considerable change in Jewish life in Germany.'

Are too many Germans converting to Judaism?

German state appoints first police rabbi

Saxony-Anhalt appoints Rabbi Daniel Fabian as its first police rabbi in effort to improve cooperation between police and community.

German state appoints first police rabbi

Liberal German Jewish seminary's top rabbi won't be ousted

Interim head of scandal-ridden German seminary vows changes — but not to replace top rabbi accused of abusing power

Liberal German Jewish seminary's top rabbi won't be ousted

German dictionary removes warning that the word ‘Jew’ is discriminatory

Main dictionary of standard German alters its new definition of the word Jew after outcry from the Jewish community.

German dictionary removes warning about the word ‘Jew’

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

Israeli Ambassador: It's moving to see Jewish life thriving in Germany

Israeli ambassador to Germany tells Arutz Sheva why he is still excited about lighting Hanukkah candles at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.

Ambassador: Moving to see Jewish life thriving in Germanyplayer

This autograph book is unique among those that survived the Holocaust

My German-Jewish grandmother’s childhood autograph book survived the Holocaust. It is one of the few that did.

An autograph book is unique among those surviving the Holocaust

Angela Merkel awarded prize for working to combat anti-Semitism

German chancellor awarded Buber-Rosenzweig Medal for fostering Jewish-Christian dialogue and fighting discrimination against Jews.

Angela Merkel awarded prize for working to combat anti-Semitism

Medieval German Jewish sites given UNESCO World Heritage status

Mainz, Worms and Speyer, historic centers of Jewish culture, are the first Jewish sites in Germany to be recognized by UNESCO.

Medieval German Jewish sites given UNESCO World Heritage status

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.

First late night Jewish talk show to debut on Germany TV

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.

German military searches for rabbis for its 300 Jewish soldiers

Germany: Jewish students raise money to keep Muslim kebab shop open

German Jews raise $40,000 to prevent bankruptcy of Halle kebab shop targeted in deadly Yom Kippur attack by neo-Nazi.

Jewish students raise money to keep Muslim kebab shop open

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.

German ministers send Hanukkah greetings in Hebrewplayer

Germany to improve security in Jewish sites

Announcement comes ahead of one-year anniversary of anti-Semitic attack in Halle on Yom Kippur.

Germany to improve security in Jewish sites

Frankfurt's Jewish community, from annihilation to rebirth

After World War II, there were 100 Jews left in Frankfurt, Germany. Today the community has a potent voice.

Frankfurt's Jews, from annihilation to rebirth

New Torah scroll - on Adolf Hitler Street

Freiburg Jews hold parade welcoming new Torah scroll on street which was named after Hitler 80 years ago.

New Torah scroll - on Adolf Hitler Streetplayer

Director of Berlin Jewish Museum quits after controversial tweet

Director of Berlin's Jewish Museum resigns after tweeting link to article criticizing German legislation against BDS.

Director of Berlin Jewish Museum quits after controversial tweet

German Jews honor non-Jewish Zionist journalist

Mathias Döpfner, journalist who made war anti-Semitism 'personal concern,' receives Leo Baeck Prize from Central Council of Jews in Germany.

German Jews honor non-Jewish Zionist journalist

A German Jewish community’s longtime leader may not be Jewish

Report claims leader of Jewish community near Hamburg, Germany not Jewish, has been imposter for decades.

A German Jewish community’s longtime leader may not be Jewishplayer

German far-right launches 'Jewish group'

Germany's Jewish community blasts Alternative for Germany party after it launches a "Jewish" group within its ranks.

German far-right launches 'Jewish group'

German far-right under fire for 'Jewish section'

Alternative for Germany announces it will create a Jewish section within the party.

German far-right under fire for 'Jewish section'

German Jewish leader warns of 'strongly rooted extremism'

Head of Germany's Central Council of Jews expresses concern following attack on a kosher restaurant in Chemnitz by masked neo-Nazis.

German Jewish leader warns of 'strongly rooted extremism'

U.S. HOLOCAUST MUSEUM EXCUSES FDR’S SILENCE: Jews are inconvenient

 U.S. HOLOCAUST MUSEUM EXCUSES FDR’S SILENCE: Jews are inconvenient

Anti-Israel activist loses case against German Jewish leader

German Jewish leader calls anti-Israel Jewish activist 'notorious' for anti-Semitic remarks, wins ensuing court case.

Anti-Israel activist loses case against German Jewish leader

Jews concerned, radical right celebrating

Despite overtures by AfD leaders, German Jews say the far-right party could turn against them.

Jews concerned, radical right celebrating

'How can you be friends with the Jews if you're a neo-Nazi?'

Watch: Rabbi of Frankfurt relates to German election results.

'How can you be friends with the Jews if you're a neo-Nazi?'player

German Jews seek explanations over Iranian's visit

An alleged visit to Berlin by Iran's intelligence minister raises the eyebrows and ire of Jewish leaders in Germany.

Jews seek explanations over Iranian minister's visit to Berlin

German Jews: Far-right party's showing a nightmare

Jewish leaders in Germany concerned after AfD party finishes second in voting in Merkel's home state.

German Jews: Far-right party's showing in election a 'nightmare'

Ax attack in Germany demands warning system

German Jewish leaders warn that all German institutions should take extra precautions following ax attack in Wurzburg.

Ax attack in Germany demands 'early warning system'

Jews outraged at plan to auction Nazi relics

Leading German Jewish group blasts planned auction of Nazi memorabilia, including Hermann Goering's underpants.

Jewish group outraged at plan to auction Nazi relics

'Its a synagogue, church, and mosque all in one'

Joint house of prayer for Muslims, Jews, and Christians to be built in Berlin.

'Its a synagogue, church, and mosque all in one'

Watch: Discussing Jewish life in Germany

Arutz Sheva speaks to two Bnei Akiva emissaries to Germany, who discuss Purim in the wake of terror and preparing for Pesach.

Watch: Discussing Jewish life in Germanyplayer

German Jewish group OKs annotated 'Mein Kampf'

Central Council of Jews sanctions publishing Nazi text for 'scientific purposes.'

German Jewish group OKs publishing annotated 'Mein Kampf'

Munich Compromises on Holocaust Memorial

Long campaign to bring 'stumbling project' project to humanize Holocaust victims in Munich rejected - with the Jewish community's support.

Munich Compromises on Controversial Holocaust Memorial

Berlin: Magazine Hidden Due to Anti-Semitism

Jewish magazine to be delivered in plain envelopes, as community leaders note Israelis being beaten for being Jews.

Berlin: Jewish Magazine Goes Incognito Due to Anti-Semitism