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Israel and the new ‘Old Europe’

The new German government and upcoming French elections create challenges for Israel’s foreign policy which must adapt to them. Opinion.

Israel and the new ‘Old Europe’

Germany's Merkel holds final Cabinet meeting

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says farewell to colleagues before stepping down from her position as chancellor.

Germany's Merkel holds final Cabinet meetingplayer

Michelle Goldberg and Angela Merkel seek moral absolution in the wrong place

​​​​​​​Taking the long view of history as we must requires us to specify key events in the culture war by Islamism against the West. Op-ed.

Goldberg and Merkel seek moral absolution in the wrong place

The German-Turkish deadly love affair

A dossier should be put together on how Angela Merkel capitulated to Erdogan - and why. Op-ed.

The German-Turkish deadly love affair

'We must not let Hamas run our lives'

Grandmother of boy who was killed in a rocket attack comes to Jerusalem to protest during Merkel visit, demand return of soldiers.

'We must not let Hamas run our lives'player

'Do I need a face mask?' Merkel asks Bennett?

German Chancellor tells PM Bennett she had her second jab three months ago. "Then you're good," he tells her.

'Do I need a face mask?' Merkel asks Bennett?player

Bennett to Merkel: 'Iran taking its time as centrifuges spin'

Israeli PM Bennett warns: 'The world is waiting, the Iranians are taking their time, and the centrifuges are spinning.'

Bennett to Merkel: 'Iran taking its time as centrifuges spin'

Bennett to Merkel: 'Palestinian state will create terror state'

PM Bennett, German Chancellor Merkel, hold joint press conference. 'We need to do everything to ensure Iran doesn't acquire nuclear weapon.'

Bennett to Merkel: 'Palestinian state will create terror state'

Bennett to Merkel: We certainly remember history, look optimistically to a better future

PM Naftali Bennet presents to Chancellor Angela Merkel an optimistic view of new government.

Bennett to Merkel: We certainly remember history

Activists protest during Chancellor Merkel's visit

Im Tirtzu activists speak in German at protest during Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit.

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WATCH LIVE: Israel’s Cabinet meeting hosts Chancellor Merkel

Israeli Prime Minister Bennett meets German Chancellor Merkel in Jerusalem, during her last visit in office.

WATCH LIVE: Israel’s Cabinet meeting hosts Chancellor Merkelplayer

Angela Merkel lands in Israel for farewell visit

German Chancellor makes final 2-day visit to Jewish State in office.

Angela Merkel lands in Israel for farewell visit

Angela Merkel will not meet Netanyahu during visit to Israel

PM Bennett will meet Chancellor in private. Also on the itinerary: A visit to Yad Vashem and a meeting with Israeli entrepreneurs.

Angela Merkel will not meet Netanyahu during visit to Israel

Merkel to visit Israel on October 10

Outgoing German Chancellor's visit was originally scheduled for August but postponed due to the situation in Afghanistan.

Merkel to visit Israel on October 10

What kind of leader has Germany elected?

Will Olaf Scholz be a German leader like Willy Brandt and Helmut Schmidt? Op-ed.

What kind of leader has Germany elected?

Watch: Syrian immigrants hoping to influence German elections

With less than a week till federal elections, Syrian refugees who arrived in the country in 2015 will have a strong impact on the outcome.

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Merkel's Israel visit rescheduled for October

Outgoing German chancellor postponed her originally schedule visit due to the situation in Afghanistan.

Merkel's Israel visit rescheduled for October

Progressive politicians and Afghan refugees

Germany inviting Afghan refugees spells disaster for Europe. Op-ed.

Progressive politicians and Afghan refugees

Angela Merkel awarded prize for working to combat anti-Semitism

German chancellor awarded Buber-Rosenzweig Medal for fostering Jewish-Christian dialogue and fighting discrimination against Jews.

Angela Merkel awarded prize for working to combat anti-Semitism

Merkel cancels Israel visit due to situation in Afghanistan

The German Chancellor had been scheduled to visit Israel this weekend and meet Bennett and Herzog.

Merkel cancels Israel visit due to situation in Afghanistan

Merkel to visit Israel before leaving office

German Chancellor will head to Israel next week, meet Prime Minister Bennett and President Herzog.

Merkel to visit Israel before leaving office

US, Germany to cooperate on Holocaust education

Biden, Merkel Administrations sign letter of intent to share information and strategies on advancing Holocaust education.

US, Germany to cooperate on Holocaust education

Bennett invites Merkel to visit Israel

Prime Minister Bennett speaks to German Chancellor, who called to congratulate him on the formation of a government and assuming office.

Bennett invites Merkel to visit Israel

Reports emerge of US spying on Germany, EU states

A breaking report alleges the US NSA spy agency accessed Denmark's subterranean internet cables to spy on allied states.

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Merkel: Nazi crimes are “Germany’s eternal responsibility”

"Nothing can take away the pain of the survivors of the concentration camps," Merkel says.

Merkel: Nazi crimes are “Germany’s eternal responsibility”

Why Angela Merkel didn’t defend Ursula after Erdogan’s humiliation

The German Chancellor said not a word about what happened to her party colleague in the CDU. If she does, it will be too late. Op-ed

Why Merkel didn’t defend Ursula after Erdogan’s humiliation

Race to replace Angela Merkel heating up for parliamentary bloc

Two rivals contending to replace Merkel as Germany’s conservative candidate in the upcoming September election are going toe-to-toe.

Race to replace Angela Merkel heating up

Germany: New coronavirus lockdown over Easter

Lockdown extends general lockdown measures until mid-April, announces tight lockdown over Easter.

Germany: New lockdown over Easter

Watch: Merkel panics after forgetting mask at Parliament session

German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a moment of extreme embarrassment as she forgot her face mask at the podium following a gov't speech.

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Iran: We will not compromise on the nuclear deal

Iranian President says his country will not agree to comply with 2015 deal when the other parties do not meet their obligations.

Iran: We will not compromise on the nuclear deal

Angela Merkel participates in historic Torah scroll writing ceremony

Torah scroll that survived the Nazis is restored in historic ceremony.

Angela Merkel participates in Torah scroll writing ceremony

Germany extends partial lockdown

Partial shutdown will be extended until at least December 20 in an effort to reduce rate of COVID-19 infections.

Germany extends partial lockdown

What Obama thinks of world leaders

CNN reveals chapter in new Obama book that details his views on world leaders.

What Obama thinks of world leaders

Merkel denounces attack on Jewish student in Hamburg

German Chancellor says attack on a Jewish student outside a synagogue was a "disgrace".

Merkel denounces attack on Jewish student in Hamburg

Merkel's malevolent advice to Netanyahu

Merkel's advice? Peace needs a 2 state-solution. Our advice? Germany has many problems, one is antisemitism, so solve them first.. Op-ed.

Merkel's malevolent advice to Netanyahu

Merkel 'shamed' by rising anti-Semitism in Germany

German Chancellor expresses her 'disgrace' at rising anti-Semitic incidents in Germany 75 years after the Holocaust.

Merkel 'shamed' by rising anti-Semitism in Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses American Jewish Committee virtual global forum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses American Jewish Committee's virtual global forum.

'Attacks on Jews in Germany target the heart of our democracy'

Merkel's first coronavirus test comes back negative

The German Chancellor is in self-isolation after a doctor who vaccinated her was infected with the novel coronavirus.

Merkel's first coronavirus test comes back negative

Angela Merkel goes into isolation

German chancellor enters self-isolation after receiving vaccine from doctor who tested positive for the coronavirus.

Angela Merkel goes into isolation

Abbas speaks to Merkel, reiterates opposition to 'Deal of the Century'

PA chairman urges German Chancellor to back negotiations based on international legitimacy.

Abbas speaks to Merkel, reiterates opposition to Trump deal