All Yermi Brenner knew about his great-grandparents was that they lived in Berlin and were murdered in the Holocaust. A unique memorial started him on a wrenching journey back in time.
The 1936 Berlin Olympics saw some Jewish athletes barred from competing. Now their descendants are back in the German capital to show their athletic — and symbolic — strength.
The legacy of Nazism has caused a dilemma for progressive Germans. On the 50th anniversary of ties between the two states, historic support for Israel is tempered by concerns about the conflict with the Palestinians.
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.