Confiscated by the Nazis in 1938, Hans Sachs’ recovered collection is for sale
Munich authorities seem more interested in protecting an art dealer than in returning stolen works to their rightful heirs
Plus Kerry extends his Middle East trip, and more in the news
A woman in Germany claimed to have photos that could solve a mystery about my great-uncle’s death. But was she telling the truth?
Offered ‘long, romantic Kristallnacht’ on the 75th anniversary of the pogrom
Expresses anger at possibility U.S. monitored her communications
A wave of American-influenced pop artists rethinks the Holocaust, Israelis, and shtetl stereotypes
Questions you never thought you’d have to ask
Say $200 million Guelph Treasure was sold under duress in 1935
After pressure from the Simon Wiesenthal Center
Hilde Spiel’s newly re-translated biography of the Austrian aristocrat is a cautionary tale of Jews during the German Enlightenment
New biographies shed light on the cohort of Germans of Jewish descent who historians have portrayed as having served the Nazis
They lead to naked dancing on the German chancellor’s plane
An American expat opened her bakery in the German capital because what locals were doing to bagels was ‘bad for the Jews’
And the precious debate over Hebrew’s longest word
Will the call to list the Lebanese group’s military wing as a terrorist organization in the European Union have any effect?
Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.
Media magnate Axel Springer’s significant, and unheralded, role in repairing German-Jewish relations
Plus calls for greater involvement in Syria gather steam
Plus Poland’s ban on ritual slaughter will end supply of kosher meat
A scary incident in Austria shows that in the standoff against Iran, Europe is not standing up to the mullahs
To have conversations with Germans about Jews, I had to become an exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum
The unexploded bomb was found earlier today
Some people are not happy about this
A German deal to help Israelis in countries where Israel has frayed ties
Plus Lapid talks peace talks, but cautiously
Claudia Roth has some explaining to do
What is it with fashion people and the Holocaust?
Satirist and media gadfly Henryk Broder attacks his countrymen’s attitudes toward Israel and Jews
A political round up from Germany and Egypt