Germany’s Jewish Community Elects New Leader

Israeli-born doctor Josef Schuster to helm country’s Central Council of Jews

The Nazi Romance With Islam Has Some Lessons for the United States

Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey

Germany Voted World’s Favorite Country

Beat out longtime first-place winner the United States in annual index

German Town Pulls One Over on Neo-Nazis

Turns annual extremist march into a fundraiser for a very good cause

The Jewish Exiles Return to Germany

Jürgen Habermas recalls philosophers and sociologists of Jewish background as returnees in the early Federal Republic Of Germany

A German-Jewish Zionist Explains Why Anti-Semitism Is All the Same

Faced with specific pressures in Europe, a writer asks, ‘Would I think and write in a different way if there were no Israel?’

Three New Synagogues Dedicated Across Europe

German city of Cottbus gets first synagogue since 1938, in a former church

Reexamining FDR’s Response to Kristallnacht

Ken Burns and others call it impressive, but the truth is less inspiring

‘Arbeit Macht Frei’ Gate Stolen From Dachau

Overnight theft of wrought-iron gate has memorial site rethinking security

Germany’s Chief Jewish Leader Stepping Down

Dieter Graumann won’t seek second term helming Central Council of Jews

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