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Winter sports at Buchenwald: Concentration camp slams sledders at mass graves

The German memorial at former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald demanded an end to visitors playing winter sports at the site, after some were even spotted sledding at its mass graves.

Germany hands over 14 works from trove of Nazi-looted art

German authorities have now handed over all 14 works from the art trove accumulated by late collector Cornelius Gurlitt that so far were proven to have been looted under Nazi rule, the government said.

Start of Jubilee of “1700 years of Jewish life in Germany” marked

The President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany Dr. Josef Schuster, marked the start of the festival year "1700 Years of Jewish Life in Germany" in a live online event.

Drunk Attacker Hurls Antisemitic Slurs, Wields Knife at Berlin Man

A Berlin man was the victim of an apparent antisemitic assault on Tuesday.

Rabbi subjected to antisemitic abuse in Offenbach praises witnesses for intervening

A rabbi in Germany warmly praised his fellow citizens in Offenbach for rushing to his aid when he and his family were subjected to antisemitic abuse on New Year’s Day.

Halle synagogue attacker sentenced to life in prison

A German court has sentenced the perpetrator of the deadly 2019 attack on the synagogue of Halle to life in prison.

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