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JTA 4 congregations will share a new synagogue in the heart of Potsdam, Germany 9 Jul
In Potsdam, Germany, a new multi-denominational synagogue center was inaugurated with support from German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, marking a signif...
9 Jul
JTA German government reports rise in extremist crimes, partly due to Israel-Hamas war 20 Jun
A recent report by the German government's Office for the Protection of the Constitution indicates a significant increase in extremist crimes in 2023, partia...
20 Jun
JTA Lena Dunham and Stephen Fry take a father-daughter trip to Auschwitz in tragicomedy ‘Treasure’ 14 Jun
"Treasure" is a film featuring Lena Dunham and Stephen Fry portraying a father and daughter who visit Poland and Auschwitz after the fall of the Iron Curtain...
14 Jun
JTA Success of German far-right party in EU election has many Jews hearing echoes of Nazi past 11 Jun
The success of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in the European Parliament election has raised concerns among mainstream Jewish leaders and ...
11 Jun
JTA Before Eden Golan sang at Eurovision, Jewish teens from across Germany performed at Jewrovision 10 May
Jewrovision, a longstanding annual Jewish youth event in Europe, gathered Jewish teens from Germany to adapt pop songs or create their own to showcase Jewish...
10 May
JTA Synagogue in Oldenburg, Germany, is targeted with Molotov cocktail; hundreds rally in solidarity with Jewish community 10 Apr
The Jewish community in Oldenburg, Germany, faced an attempted arson attack on its synagogue with a Molotov cocktail. This incident prompted hundreds of loca...
10 Apr
Forward Dutch tram company that carried Anne Frank to her doom sought compensation for their trouble, new research shows 8 Mar
A new research study reveals that the Dutch tram company GVB, which transported Anne Frank and many other Amsterdam Jews to their deaths during the Holocaust...
8 Mar
JTA Israeli journalist criticizes West Bank ‘apartheid’ at Berlin film festival ceremony marked by Gaza war protests 26 Feb
Israeli journalist Yuval Abraham faced death threats after winning two awards at the Berlinale International Film Festival for his documentary on Israel's ex...
26 Feb
Forward 'Golda,’ biopic about Israeli leader at war, wins top prize from Cinema for Peace Foundation 23 Feb
Israeli director Guy Nattiv and British actor Helen Mirren received a Dove Award from the Cinema for Peace Foundation for their collaboration on the 2023 bio...
23 Feb
Forward A ‘Tiny House’ at Berlin’s film festival offered a safe space to talk about the Israel-Hamas war 21 Feb
At the Berlinale film festival in Berlin, an Israeli and a Palestinian, Shai Hoffman and Ahmad Dakhnous, collaborated to create a Tiny House as a safe space ...
21 Feb