The origins of Yiddish are subject to serious scholarly dispute. It’s so serious, in fact, that Philologos dedicates a second column to deciphering its beginnings.
Following protests by two Jewish groups, a Paris auction house canceled an auction of Nazi objects.
A new German bill aims to make it easier for Nazi-looted art to return to its original owners. But it includes a condition that could actually make it harder.
A town council in the German state of Bavaria voted to strip Adolf Hitler of his honorary citizenship.
The Institute for Contemporary History vowed to press ahead with the publication of an annotated version of “Mein Kampf” despite a ban by the Bavarian state.
German state of Bavaria announced on Wednesday it had scrapped plans to publish a new academic reprint of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” when its legal power to ban the book expires in 2015.
Criminal charges filed in Bavaria against a Jewish rabbi for performing a circumcision — a totally legal action — has caused outrage and shock among the Jewish communities in Germany. It seems as if the circumcision debate will not just fade away, what we are now in fact witnessing are the opening rounds of a long fight for the right to display religious beliefs and spirituality in an over secularized society not only in Germany but throughout Europe. Wilson Ruiz, Jewish News One, Germany.
They may be illegal in Germany, but that didn’t stop an alleged group of neo-Nazis from creating a swastika crop circle the size of a tennis court in a cornfield in Aßling, Bavaria.