African immigrants detained in an Israeli jail celebrated Passover in a mock Seder last week. They did so as the threat of a real-life plague of deportation hangs over them.
Yakov Hadas-Handelsman is the Israeli ambassador to Germany. He devotes much of his time to nourishing and deepening the relationship with the German nation, which has become Israel’s closest ally in Europe.
German Jews are mostly united in their opposition to extremism, for obvious reasons. Why do some of them support Pegida, a fast-growing, far-right wing, anti-Muslim group?
There are an estimated 21,700 people with extreme right-wing views in Germany. Thanks to an organization called Exit, Steven Hartung is no longer one of them.
There has been a steep rise in people from Europe who travel abroad to fight for jihad. In Germany, a grassroots group is trying to change that.
Just as Jewish-Muslim tensions reached fever pitch during this summer’s Gaza war, the newly-formed Salaam-Schalom Initiative got the two groups to join hands — literally.
A Berlin start-up founded by Israelis is experimenting with an alternative to traditional produce that’s more sustainable, healthier and tastier.
Three Israelis living in Germany have transplanted their country’s most iconic cuisine to a surprisingly welcoming city — but not without adaptations.
Activestills, a group of activist Israeli photographers, documents political and social struggles. It’s not an easy role to play in an increasingly nationalistic country.
After years of stagnation, kibbutz populations are growing. Young families are drawn by a new tolerance for family independence — with a strong community spirit.