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Daybreak: Hurricane Sandy in Pictures

Plus Israeli Interior Minister orders detention of Sudanese immigrants

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The Professor’s Shoddy History

Berlin’s Jewish Museum gave Judith Butler and Germans permission to indulge dangerous political impulses

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The Campaign Against Scandinavian Jewry

Troubling news from Sweden, Denmark, and Finland

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Marine Le Pen’s Insane Kippah Ban Defense

Far-right French leader has got some repenting to do

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Putting Jewish Refugees on the U.N. Agenda

A new initiative focuses on Jews expelled from Arab countries in 1948

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Does Germany Still Want the Jews?

Questions are emerging about Germany’s Jewish future

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Berliners Don Kippot in Solidarity

1,000 Berliners gather following last week’s attack on a rabbi

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Attacks on Jewish Body and Soul in Germany

How disparate stories out of Germany this week are linked

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Daybreak: UN, Jimmy Carter Slams Corrie Verdict

Plus circumcision complaint against second German rabbi dropped

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Daybreak: Hamas Fires Rockets at Israeli School

Plus Germany cooperated with Black September following Munich attack

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Talking With Neo-Nazis and Pro-Israel Germans

Dispatch #2 from Quds Day in Berlin

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A Polish Village’s Secret

A farming town hid a Jewish-born teacher during the Holocaust. I went to dig up what it had buried.

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Quds Day in Berlin

The convergence of paradoxes in Germany

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Daybreak: Sandy Koufax’s Hoop Dreams

Plus, an update on Hungary’s favorite alleged Nazi war criminal

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The Sacred Rite of Circumcision

Germany’s challenge to Jewish tradition focuses on individual rights, but what about our bodies’ sanctity?

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Scientology Is Not a Religion

Germany treats L. Ron Hubbard’s movement as a cult and a threat to democracy. The U.S. should follow its example.

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German Parliament Rejects Compulsory Turtlenecks

German public opinion is ‘split’

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Europe’s Muddle of Memory, Responsibility

From Hungary to Warsaw to Germany

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What Went Wrong in Munich

How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972

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Almost All Survivors Now Get Reparations

Reparations for 80,000 more Holocaust victims from former Soviet bloc

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Daybreak: Hamas Shuts Down Election Plans

Plus German intelligence official resigns, and more in the news

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Our Yiddishe Mozart

Michael Willens, the grandson of Yiddish theater greats, conducts the Kölner Akademie in piano concertos

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A Soho House’s Hitler Youth

With its Berlin outpost in a former Nazi headquarters, is the chic club obscuring the building’s dark past?

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Holocaust Agitprop in Berlin

A film of nude people playing in a gas chamber is but one piece aiming to shock at the Berlin Biennale art show

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Günter Grass’ Stupid Poem About Israel and Iran

And how it is only a symptom of a larger German problem

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End of the Line

A lost German passport—and tenuous ties to citizenship—cause a bureaucratic nightmare and a revelation about place and belonging

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Descendants

My husband and I moved our Jewish family from Montana to Berlin to teach our children about their roots. We didn’t anticipate the neo-Nazis.

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Poem Love

In a recent performance of Schubert’s and Schumann’s settings of Heinrich Heine’s poetry, tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Thomas Adès excelled

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Sundown: New Jersey Vandal Arrested

Plus, Eichmann items on display, quoting Barney Frank, and more

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Ring of Truth

The Metropolitan Opera’s new Siegfried, part of its ambitious Ring cycle, exposes the greatness—and the limitations—of Wagner and his admirers