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Jewish Berliners celebrate resilience of community

Young Jewish Berliners have celebrated the resilience of the Jewish community in the German capital to mark one year since a gunman attacked a synagogue in the central city of Halle.

Germany agrees to pay €564 million in coronavirus aid to Holocaust survivors

Germany has agreed to provide more than a half billion euros to aid Holocaust survivors struggling under the burdens of the coronavirus pandemic, the Claims Conference announced.

Borussia Dortmund adopts IHRA definition, sends strong signal against Jew-hatred

German football giants Borussia Dortmund have confirmed they have adopted the IHRA working definition of antisemitism in a move the club said would send “a strong signal against Jew-hatred.”

Swastikas painted over tributes to synagogue attack victims in Halle

Swastikas were discovered painted over tributes to the two victims of a shooting last year at a synagogue in Halle, Germany.

German 14-year-old accused of planning armed attack on synagogue or mosque

Police in western Germany arrested a 14-year-old high school student they believe was planning an attack on a mosque or synagogue.

Berlin synagogue mezuzah vandalized with swastika

The mezuzah at the entrance of the Tiferet Israel synagogue in Berlin was found damaged with a swastika drawn on the parchment.

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