Germany

Journalist wins prize from German Jews for defending Israel

Germany’s main Jewish organisation gave its annual Leo Baeck Prize to journalist and publisher Mathias Döpfner for his commitment to Israel and German Jewry.

German parliament to vote on anti-BDS motion

The German Bundestag was to vote on a motion condemning the BDS movement, calling on the government not to support any organisation that questions Israel’s right to exist.

German biscuit heiress under fire for defending Nazi forced labour

The heiress of a biscuits empire has stirred outrage after she played down the hardship suffered by people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule.

Antisemitic incidents up 20% in Germany

German security officials said that the number of antisemitic and anti-foreigner incidents rose in the country, despite an overall fall in politically motivated crimes.

Central Council of Jews launches Jewish-Muslim dialogue project

The Central Council of Jews in Germany has launched a new Jewish-Muslim dialogue initiative, which seeks to bring interfaith dialogue in Germany to the next level.

Israel’s ambassador to Germany very clear about avoiding AfD

Israel's ambassador to Germany, Jeremy Issacharoff, says he avoids the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party because of its "highly offensive" stance on the Holocaust.

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