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Bavaria returns 19th C painting looted by Nazis to heirs of Jewish toy maker

Bavaria restituting painting by Austrian artist Joseph Wopfner to descendants of Jewish man whose collection was confiscated by the Nazis.

Bavaria returns 19th C painting to heirs of Jewish toy maker

New study: Pandemic saw surge in Bavarian antisemitism

New study finds that antisemitic incidents in German state rose by 30 percent in 2020 versus 2019.

New study: Pandemic saw surge in Bavarian antisemitism

Ludwig II and his refusal to convert to anti-Semitism

It is hardly known that Ludwig II was one of the few rulers of his time who openly opposed the spread of anti-Semitism. Commentary

Ludwig II and his refusal to convert to anti-Semitismplayer

Germany: Israeli killed after falling from cliff

Resident of Hefer Valley, about 30, killed after falling from height while hiking Kehlstein mountain, location of Hitler's "Eagle's Nest."

Germany: Israeli killed after falling from cliff

Germany: Bavaria orders Christian crosses in state buildings

Premier of Germany's Bavaria State sparks uproar with order that crosses be placed at entrance halls of all public buildings.

Germany: Bavaria orders Christian crosses in state buildings

'Israeli consulate is inseparable part of German community'

President Rivlin meets with Bavaria Minister-President Seehofer ahead of Munich Memorial inauguration.

'Israeli consulate is inseparable part of German community'

German state sued for return of Nazi-looted artwork

Heirs of a German-Jewish art dealer sue Bavaria in order to recover eight paintings they said were looted by the Nazis.

German state sued for return of Nazi-looted artwork

German train crash leaves eight dead, 100 injured

Two commuter trains collide in Bavaria. Rescue workers still working to free trapped passengers.

German train crash leaves eight dead, 100 injured

German Town Names Street After Nazi

Town of Coburg announces move hours after Germany appoints two Jews to panel examining anti-Semitism.

German Town Names Street After Nazi

German Reissuing of Mein Kampf Provokes Outrage

Adolf Hitler's anti-Semitic manifesto Mein Kampf will be reprinted and hit German bookshelves in early 2016, despite heavy opposition.

Reissuing of Mein Kampf in Germany Provokes Outrage

Germany Debates Law on Looted Art

Germany's parliament debates a law to help return Nazi-looted art to their rightful owners or their heirs.

Germany Debates Law on Looted Art

Bavaria Flip-Flops, Allows Printing of Mein Kampf

In yet another about-face, German state decides to publish an annotated edition of Adolf Hitler's hate-filled manifesto.

German State Flip-Flops, Allows Publication of Mein Kampf

New Law Would Make Ease Return of Looted Art

German state Bavaria drafting a law to ease the return of Nazi-looted art to its rightful owners.

New German Law Would Make Ease Return of Looted Art to Owners