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Germany

Central Council of Jews in Germany calls for ban on antisemitic Al-Quds march

The Central Council of Jews in Germany has called for a ban on the antisemitic Al-Quds March in Berlin.

Hamburg Senate appoints Commissioner on combatting antisemitism

The Senate of Hamburg, the city-state's executive, has appointed Stefan Hensel as Coordinator on combatting and preventing antisemitism.

Buchenwald camp a reminder of Nazi “barbarism,” German president says

Germany’s president marked the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp by reminding his compatriots of the inconceivable atrocities the Nazis committed there during the Third Reich.

Germany to restore Jewish names to phonetic alphabet

The German model uses names; those deemed too Jewish were taken out and replaced with others.

Berlin museum to receive large art donation, including Holocaust-related works

Gerhard Richter’s four-part series Birkenau is based on photos secretly taken in Auschwitz-Birkenau camp by a Jewish prisoner in 1944.

Germany moves to ease citizenship for Nazi victims’ relatives

The German government agreed to a draft law to naturalise some descendants of Nazi victims who had previously been denied citizenship.

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