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20 Oct
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier spoke of the importance of fighting the ongoing threat of antisemitism wherever it appears, noting the crimes of the past had taken place in plain sight.
17 Oct
The burial of a prominent neo-Nazi's ashes in the same plot as a Jewish musicologist has spurred widespread outcry. Berlin's antisemitism commissioner said "right-wing extremists deliberately chose a Jewish grave."
11 Sep
A 30-year old suspected far-right extremist has been found guilty for attacking a Jewish restaurant owner in 2018. The attack was part of a week of anti-immigrant rioting that struck the eastern German city.
19 Jun
The Nazis destroyed a unique German-Jewish cultural heritage. Historian Julius H. Schoeps discusses different projects aiming to commemorate forgotten personalities.
1 May
Protesters across France have decried a court decision not to put an alleged anti-Semitic killer on trial. The court believes the man was in a "delirious state" while committing the crime.
19 Feb
Kosher food, Jewish holidays and theater mark a yearlong celebration of the diversity of Jewish culture in Germany dating back to the 4th century.
14 May 2019
Twitter temporarily blocked accounts of a Jewish paper and a Berlin politician for allegedly publishing election misinformation. Both offending tweets had to do with criticism of the far-right AfD party.
18 Feb 2018
In Germany, it's carnival season - and thousands of revellers have been dressing up in flashy costumes to celebrate. Many groups take part in the festivities by creating humorous floats for huge parades on Shrove Monday. This year, the Jewish community of Dusseldorf is joining the fun.
11 Feb 2018
Israeli forces killed a Palestinian gunman in the occupied West Bank, saying he was the head of a militant cell responsible for an ambush in which a Jewish settler was shot dead.
22 Feb 2017
During a visit to the National Museum of African American History Tuesday, President Trump condemned anti-semitic threats against Jewish communities as 'horrible' and 'painful'.
1 Feb 2017
Israeli police evict dozens of hardline Jewish settlers from a wildcat outpost, just hours after unveiling plans for 3,000 new homes in other West Bank settlements.

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