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