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14 Nov
President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has underlined November 9 as one being of key importance in German history. Three crucial events took place on the date, including the 1938 Nazi-instigated pogrom against the Jews.
19 Jun
In a Khartoum neighbourhood, gravestones marked in Hebrew are a reminder of the presence of Jews in early 20th century Sudan. The Israil family, descendents of members of that small community, hope that improved ties with the state of Israel will result in benefits and greater tolerance.
16 Dec 2020
Morocco's Jewish community celebrates the Hanukkah "miracle" of the normalisation of Israeli-Moroccan relations in a Casablanca ceremony held via a video streaming platform. The diplomatic breakthrough, linked to Washington's recognition of Rabat's sovereignty over the disputed Western Sahara territory, was announced on the first day of the Jewish Festival of Lights last Thursday.
29 Mar 2020
Hate crimes against Jews are on the rise in Germany. But Berlin's anti-Semitism commissioner says the country's Jewish communities are flourishing.
2 Feb 2020
Located in the heart of the government quarter of Berlin, the Memorial of the murdered Jews of Europe has been a magnet for visitors since its opening in 2005. From praise to harsh criticism has it received a lot of public attention. But what is it, that makes the Memorial so unique? We take you into the steles of the monument.
2 Feb 2020
The premier has become the first official to issue an apology on behalf of the government for failing to protect Jews during World War II. He said too many Dutch civil servants "carried out the orders of the occupiers."
31 Jul 2019
The council had accused an extreme-right party of propagating hate speech. Almost half of German Jews say they have considered emigrating following a rise in anti-Semitic violence in the country.
31 Mar 2019
Café Salomon is Leipzig's first kosher restaurant since World War II. The Saxon city, where tens of thousands of Jews were persecuted in the 1930s, now has one of the most active Jewish communities in central Germany.
12 Mar 2019
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews were bussed in to disrupt a prayer service by the liberal Women of the Wall group. Members of the group had to be escorted out for their safety after being spit on and threatened.
11 Feb 2018
Jews in Germany are increasingly alarmed by the rise in anti-Semitic attacks. Many wonders where this hatred comes from and whether it is exacerbated by Muslim immigrants.
16 Jul 2017
Macron attends the commemoration ceremony for jews roundup in France during WW2 with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
26 Mar 2017
Once a flourishing community, only a handful of Egyptian Jews, mostly elderly women, is all that remains in the Arab world's most populous country, aiming at least to preserve their heritage.

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