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Berlin police filmed doing push-ups at Holocaust memorial

Berlin police filmed doing push-ups at Holocaust memorial

Police chief vows investigation after police officers photographed disrespecting memorial to Holocaust victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2021 20:55
FC Union Berlin faces penalties following anti-Semitic abuse during win over Haifa

FC Union Berlin faces penalties following anti-Semitic abuse during win over Haifa

Union Berlin will play match with empty fan section as punishment “for the racist behaviour of its supporters.”Dan Verbin, Canada, 29/10/2021 19:11
Berlin museum returns and buys looted painting from Jewish heirs

Berlin museum returns and buys looted painting from Jewish heirs

A Berlin museum returned a Pissarro painting looted by the Nazis to the descendants of its former Jewish owner and then bought it back.Dan Verbin, Canada, 22/10/2021 23:00
Israeli man assaulted in Berlin

Israeli man assaulted in Berlin

Man wearing pullover with IDF emblem attacked at Berlin train station by assailant who made comment about his faith.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2021 19:26
Marriott apologizes to German Jewish singer told to remove Star of David by hotel

Marriott apologizes to German Jewish singer told to remove Star of David by hotel

Video of German Jewish singer recounting his experience gets over one million views.Dan Verbin, Canada, 08/10/2021 22:09
UEFA investigating anti-Semitic abuse toward Jewish soccer fans

UEFA investigating anti-Semitic abuse toward Jewish soccer fans

Europe's soccer authority is looking into allegations that Union Berlin fans hurled anti-Semitic slurs at fans of Maccabi Haifa.Dan Verbin, 06/10/2021 19:01
Pro-Israel fans targeted with anti-Semitic abuse during Maccabi Haifa match against Berlin

Pro-Israel fans targeted with anti-Semitic abuse during Maccabi Haifa match against Berlin

Pro-Israel groups says its fans attending soccer game where pelted with anti-Semitic abuse and nearly had one of their flags lit on fire.Dan Verbin, 01/10/2021 16:16
Mass protest in Berlin against COVID regulations

Mass protest in Berlin against COVID regulations

According to AP, over 2,000 officers were deployed and about 600 protesters detained at protest defying ban on gatherings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 10:13
Jewish man assaulted in Berlin

Jewish man assaulted in Berlin

Police investigating Jewish man’s report of being punched in the face and abused with anti-Semitic language while walking home in Berlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2021 06:51
Watch: Hundreds join pro-Israel protest in Berlin

Watch: Hundreds join pro-Israel protest in Berlin

Around 350 people gathered in central Berlin to show solidarity with Israel on May 16.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 14:54
Firecracker thrown at Israeli journalist Antonia Yamin in Berlin

Firecracker thrown at Israeli journalist Antonia Yamin in Berlin

Kan reporter Antonia Yamin is attacked during interview in Berlin, Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/05/2021 22:05
Berlin bans annual Al-Quds march that protests Israel

Berlin bans annual Al-Quds march that protests Israel

'Participants exploit freedom of expression and assembly to spread their hatred,' Jewish council head says.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 01/05/2021 22:30
Berlin Al-Quds Day rally cancelled for second year in a row

Berlin Al-Quds Day rally cancelled for second year in a row

Rally, which has been described as an anti-Israel "hatefest," will not take place in person, but may move online.Dan Verbin, 29/04/2021 23:40
Report: Berlin sees pandemic spike in anti-Semitic attacks

Report: Berlin sees pandemic spike in anti-Semitic attacks

Anti-Semitism commissioner admits that German capital "has an anti-Semitism problem."Dan Verbin, 19/04/2021 22:25
Berlin politicians call for banning Al Quds Day march

Berlin politicians call for banning Al Quds Day march

Political parties across spectrum call for Berlin government to ban “disgusting anti-Semitic event.”Dan Verbin, 13/04/2021 15:57
German officials: Tel Aviv, Berlin should joint host 2036 Olympics

German officials: Tel Aviv, Berlin should joint host 2036 Olympics

German sports officials are suggesting Tel Aviv joint bid with Berlin for the 2036 Olympics, a hundred years after the notorious Nazi Games.Dan Verbin, 06/04/2021 14:43
Watch: Dozens of Antifa rioters clash with police in Berlin

Watch: Dozens of Antifa rioters clash with police in Berlin

Ruptly provided footage of Antifa groups marching across parts of Berlin Sunday in protest of the eviction of a homeless camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 12:26
Berlin: Man injured in anti-Semitic attack

Berlin: Man injured in anti-Semitic attack

33-year-old man and a police officer assaulted during apparently anti-Semitic attack in German capital.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 08/01/2021 13:28
UAE representatives visit Jewish community of Berlin

UAE representatives visit Jewish community of Berlin

UAE ambassador to Germany holds historic meeting with Berlin city rabbi, agrees to hold Hanukkah candle lighting at embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2020 09:33
Berlin car crashes were actually 'Islamist attacks', say police

Berlin car crashes were actually 'Islamist attacks', say police

Iraqi national arrested after causing three consecutive crashes, threatening passersby. 'Anyone who comes near me will die!.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2020 12:38
Neo-Nazis suspected of torching Jewish-owned business in Berlin

Neo-Nazis suspected of torching Jewish-owned business in Berlin

Hundreds protest attack on Jewish-owned bar in Berlin, which was destroyed in arson likely perpetrated by local neo-Nazis.David Rosenberg, 19/08/2020 09:24
Berlin Holocaust remembrance event hacked with anti-Semitic messages and images

Berlin Holocaust remembrance event hacked with anti-Semitic messages and images

Hackers shout anti-Semitic slogans and show images of Hitler while hacking online Holocaust Remembrance Day event.Toby Axelrod , 24/04/2020 08:12
Researching Jewish Pimps at the Berlin Center for Antisemitism

Researching Jewish Pimps at the Berlin Center for Antisemitism

The Berlin Center for Antisemitism seems to think there is no current antisemitism or that the problem is solved, so it is advertising a project titled "Jewish Pimps, Prostitutes and Campaignes 1875-1940." An April Fools' Joke? Sadly not.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 14/04/2020 00:31
Berlin police: Stop asking dumb coronavirus questions

Berlin police: Stop asking dumb coronavirus questions

Berlin police say glut of dumb questions to coronavirus hotline preventing them from helping people who are actually in need.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2020 19:10
Missing soldiers' parents meet German officials in Berlin

Missing soldiers' parents meet German officials in Berlin

President Reuven Rivlin invited parents of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul to join him in Berlin, where they met local officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2020 00:12
Exhibition upgrade at Berlin villa where Holocaust was planned

Exhibition upgrade at Berlin villa where Holocaust was planned

Building which hosted the 1942 Wannsee Conference, looks to increase awareness of how Holocaust was planned.AFP, 16/01/2020 18:16
2 violent anti-Semitic assaults under investigation in Berlin

2 violent anti-Semitic assaults under investigation in Berlin

Multiple anti-Semitic assaults committed in Berlin so far this week.Toby Axelrod/JTA, 08/01/2020 18:49
Berlin Christmas market given all-clear after bomb scare

Berlin Christmas market given all-clear after bomb scare

Berlin police give the all-clear after evacuating Christmas market which was targeted by a terrorist three years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2019 03:03
Berlin: Christmas market evacuated due to bomb scare

Berlin: Christmas market evacuated due to bomb scare

Police arrest two suspects but fail to locate suspicious object.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2019 23:44
News from Berlin, Europe's antisemitism capital

News from Berlin, Europe's antisemitism capital

The city where Hitler reigned unopposed is reverting to type and doing what comes naturally.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 20/12/2019 11:15
Who opened the grave of Nazi Heydrich?

Who opened the grave of Nazi Heydrich?

Final Solution architect's grave in Berlin cemetery opened; police try to determine who is actually responsible.Mordechai Sones, 16/12/2019 18:42
76-year-old man beaten in Berlin by teen in anti-Semitic attack

76-year-old man beaten in Berlin by teen in anti-Semitic attack

Elderly man attacked in broad daylight by 16-year-old boy in latest anti-Semitic incident in Berlin.Toby Axelrod/JTA, 20/11/2019 18:21
Pompeo visits Berlin synagogue desecrated during Kristallnacht

Pompeo visits Berlin synagogue desecrated during Kristallnacht

US Secretary of State: We must acknowledge painful histories so we can ensure that they never happen again.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 08/11/2019 21:38
Berlin: 70-year-old man beaten in anti-Semitic attack

Berlin: 70-year-old man beaten in anti-Semitic attack

Assailant hurls anti-Semitic abuse at elderly man before beating him in Berlin.Toby Axelrod/JTA, 30/10/2019 03:15
Thousands march in Berlin against anti-Semitism

Thousands march in Berlin against anti-Semitism

Over 10,000 people march in Berlin against anti-Semitism and in show of support for the victims of shooting in Halle.Marcy Oster/JTA, 15/10/2019 22:21
PA man who threw Jewish man's kippah in Berlin jailed

PA man who threw Jewish man's kippah in Berlin jailed

Man sentenced for assaulting Jewish professor in anti-Semitic attack.Marcy Oster/JTA, 15/10/2019 21:15
Thousands march against anti-Semitism in Berlin

Thousands march against anti-Semitism in Berlin

About 10,000 people protest against anti-Semitism in German capital, days after Halle synagogue attack.Ben Ariel, Canada, 13/10/2019 22:30
Berlin: Man who entered synagogue with knife released

Berlin: Man who entered synagogue with knife released

Police release Syrian man who broke into Berlin synagogue with knife and yelled 'Allahu Ahkbar!'Toby Axelrod/JTA, 07/10/2019 22:48
Germany: Armed Syrian enters synagogue, is arrested

Germany: Armed Syrian enters synagogue, is arrested

Syrian yelling 'Allahu akhbar' arrested at entrance to Berlin synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2019 21:50
Israeli artists call to boycott Israel

Israeli artists call to boycott Israel

Israeli artists from around world release open letter calling to boycott Berlin culturefest. Reason: Israeli Embassy sponsors festival.Mordechai Sones, 19/08/2019 19:26
Rabbi attacked in Berlin

Rabbi attacked in Berlin

Police investigating after two suspects attack man with Jewish appearance walking in Berlin, reportedly after insulting him in Arabic.Tal Polon, 15/08/2019 14:55
German President visits home of attacked rabbi

German President visits home of attacked rabbi

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits home of Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal who was attacked by anti-Semites in Berlin.Nitsan Keidar, 05/08/2019 02:05
'Anti-Semitism in Germany has developed a life of its own'

'Anti-Semitism in Germany has developed a life of its own'

Jewish man targeted in anti-Semitic incident identified as Rabbi of Berlin's Jewish community, Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal.David Rosenberg, 31/07/2019 17:39
Pop star Pink defends her kids' behavior at Holocaust memorial

Pop star Pink defends her kids' behavior at Holocaust memorial

Jewish pop singer pushes back against criticism over her children's behavior at Berlin Holocaust memorial.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 17/07/2019 07:18
German Arab politician is main advocate for Jewish center

German Arab politician is main advocate for Jewish center

Raed Saleh, the leader of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) in Berlin, is helping to advance a Jewish community center in the city.Nitzan Keidar, 07/07/2019 21:13
Resignation of museum director 'huge blow to Berlin'

Resignation of museum director 'huge blow to Berlin'

300 Jewish studies scholars sign letter supporting embattled former Berlin Jewish Museum director.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 21/06/2019 07:49
Jewish American tourist attacked in Berlin

Jewish American tourist attacked in Berlin

23-year-old American hit in the face in Berlin after telling a group harassing him that he is Jewish.Ben Ariel, 20/06/2019 03:43
'Shocking' to hear museum director accused of anti-Semitism

'Shocking' to hear museum director accused of anti-Semitism

45 Jewish scholars sign unprecedented letter supporting Berlin Jewish Museum director who resigned under pressure.Ben Sales, JTA, 19/06/2019 07:52
Merkel seen shaking during event in Berlin

Merkel seen shaking during event in Berlin

German Chancellor seen visibly shaking during event with new Ukrainian President, blames dehydration.Ben Ariel, 19/06/2019 03:29
Germany: 2 Jews with kippahs targeted in separate cities

Germany: 2 Jews with kippahs targeted in separate cities

Rabbi in Dusseldorf insulted with anti-Semitic slurs and followed. Young man in Berlin says perpetrators also tried to spit on him.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 18/06/2019 20:15
Advocating for Jewish rights

Advocating for Jewish rights

The WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps is a worldwide network of 300 Jewish professionals from 50 countries acting in the fields of diplomacy and public policy on behalf of world Jewry. Marc Levy, 15/05/2019 21:19
Berlin: Israeli clarinet player beaten at anti-Israel event

Berlin: Israeli clarinet player beaten at anti-Israel event

Watch: Participants at pro-BDS event in Germany assault Israeli manArutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2019 13:03
Germany: Anti-Semitic tweet against Israeli footballer

Germany: Anti-Semitic tweet against Israeli footballer

German police open investigation after soccer fan tweets Holocaust-related anti-Semitic insult against Israeli player on opposing team.AFP, 10/03/2019 13:57
For this Berlin restaurateur, anti-Semitic attacks are routine

For this Berlin restaurateur, anti-Semitic attacks are routine

Jewish restaurant owner says he feels 'let down' by authorities after attackers - mostly Muslim - continue to harass and threaten him.AFP, 01/03/2019 09:35
Achievement for Israeli cinema

Achievement for Israeli cinema

"Synonyms" by Israeli director Nadav Lapid wins Golden Bear award for best film at the Berlin film festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2019 02:05
The Berlin nurse saw it all

The Berlin nurse saw it all

The fancy language of boycotting Israel because of this, and because of that, does not fool people, like me, who’ve been around the block a few times. Jack Engelhard, 29/01/2019 18:00
Holocaust survivors mark Hanukkah at events around the world

Holocaust survivors mark Hanukkah at events around the world

Claims Conference hosts gathering in Berlin, along with events in Jerusalem, Moscow and NY. 'We mustn’t forget to tell about what happened.'JTA, 05/12/2018 17:00