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German Spa Sorry About That Kristallnacht Deal

Offered ‘long, romantic Kristallnacht’ on the 75th anniversary of the pogrom

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Merkel Says Friends Don’t Spy on Friends

Expresses anger at possibility U.S. monitored her communications

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Let’s All Be Juden: Germany’s Hip New Jew-Pop Revival

A wave of American-influenced pop artists rethinks the Holocaust, Israelis, and shtetl stereotypes

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Do Your Favorite Gummy Bears Have a Nazi Past?

Questions you never thought you’d have to ask

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Jewish Heirs Lay Claim to German Treasure

Say $200 million Guelph Treasure was sold under duress in 1935

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Germany to Stop Publishing ‘Der Landser’

After pressure from the Simon Wiesenthal Center

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The Emancipation of Fanny von Arnstein and the Quandaries of German Jewry

Hilde Spiel’s newly re-translated biography of the Austrian aristocrat is a cautionary tale of Jews during the German Enlightenment

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Hitler’s Jews: Max Von Oppenheim and the Myth of German Jewish Guilt

New biographies shed light on the cohort of Germans of Jewish descent who historians have portrayed as having served the Nazis

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The Problem With Wagner Festivals

They lead to naked dancing on the German chancellor’s plane

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Bringing Decent Bagels, and a Sense of Jewish Culinary History, to Berlin

An American expat opened her bakery in the German capital because what locals were doing to bagels was ‘bad for the Jews’

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German Loses Its Longest Word

And the precious debate over Hebrew’s longest word

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Hezbollah’s Safe European Home Funds Terror in the Middle East—and in Europe

Will the call to list the Lebanese group’s military wing as a terrorist organization in the European Union have any effect?

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When Berlin Meant Business

Berlin was once home to 50,000 Jewish-owned businesses. A historian is now obsessively reconstructing their demise.

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The Good Murdoch

Media magnate Axel Springer’s significant, and unheralded, role in repairing German-Jewish relations

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Daybreak: Israel Squandering Natural Gas Chance?

Plus calls for greater involvement in Syria gather steam

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Sundown: Iran Talks Yield Slight Optimism

Plus Poland’s ban on ritual slaughter will end supply of kosher meat

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The Weak Link in the Iran Fight

A scary incident in Austria shows that in the standoff against Iran, Europe is not standing up to the mullahs

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Being the Jew in the Box

To have conversations with Germans about Jews, I had to become an exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum

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A World War II Bomb Delays Berlin Trains

The unexploded bomb was found earlier today

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Berlin Jewish Museum’s ‘Jew in the Box’ Exhibit

Some people are not happy about this

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Germany Reaching Out To Be Israel’s Valentine

A German deal to help Israelis in countries where Israel has frayed ties

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Daybreak: State of Union Stays Local

Plus Lapid talks peace talks, but cautiously

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German Green Party Gives Iran a High Five

Claudia Roth has some explaining to do

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Recreating a Mistake at a Berlin Memorial

What is it with fashion people and the Holocaust?

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Germany’s Most Annoying Jew

Satirist and media gadfly Henryk Broder attacks his countrymen’s attitudes toward Israel and Jews

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Jewish Pirate Identity and Mistaken Identity

A political round up from Germany and Egypt

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Sundown: Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu Slipping

Plus Germany debates anti-Semitism and its relationship with Israel

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Jewish Life Booms in Cologne

As immigrants revive the German city’s historic community, new ideas emerge about Jewish engagement

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Klemens von Klemperer (1916-2012)

Historian and writer who chronicled German resistance dies at 96

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Germany Votes to Protect Circumcision

The long national nightmare just got shorter

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