Five Jewish students attacked by German group in Berlin


The German pukes were too cowardly to use their own fists, so they unleashed a dog on the Jews instead. From Ha’aretz: Five students from a Jewish high school in Berlin were attacked this week by a group of four men, German police said Thursday. The incident took place Wednesday, when the attackers unleashed a dog at the students, aged 15 to 17. The teenagers were on subjected to abuse by four German punks near the Juedische Oberschule, the Berlin school they attend, police said. One victim was forced to flee into a nearby bakery after the punks set their

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Germany warns Jewish community of terror threat from Lebanon


From Ha’aretz: German security authorities have issued a warning to the Jewish community of an increased threat of terrorist attack emanating from Lebanon, a senior Jewish official said Sunday. Stefan Kramer, general secretary of the Central Council of German Jews, told Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) the warning had been received more than a week ago, on January 11. He confirmed weekend news reports that increased precautions were being taken. The increased threat was to synagogues and Jewish schools across the country, and not just in Berlin, as was reported earlier, Kramer said. Kramer referred to information from Lebanon and a possible

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Holocaust scholar: ‘Jew’ has become curse word among German youth


It will always remain my father’s Europe. And Ha’aretz, the leading left-wing rag out of Israel, will make sure it remains that way. From Holocaust scholar: ‘Jew’ has become curse word among German youth: German schools are failing in educating students about the Holocaust, a new study by a political education center has found, as German youth, who one historian said use the word “Jew” as a common curse in daily discourse, are increasingly distant from the suffering of the victims of Nazism. According to a study commissioned by the Federal Agency for Civic Education, a political education center known

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Today in Jewish History – Elul 17


Sponsored by In 1935, Nazi Germany passed the Nuremberg laws, a set of racist policies directed primarily against Jews. The Nazis blamed the Jews for poverty, unemployment, and the loss of World War I. Jews were banned from any professional jobs and Jewish stores were boycotted. Anyone with even one Jewish grandparent was stripped of German citizenship, with no basic rights. Within 10 years, the Nazi genocidal machine had swept through eastern Europe, leaving 6 million Jews murdered.

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Berlin Jewish Center builds replica of Western Wall


From Ynet: Germany’s new $8.2 million Jewish community center will feature a replica of Jerusalem’s Western Wall – accurate down to the plants sprouting from it, the center’s leaders said. The 100-square-meter replica will be part of Szloma Albam House, whose opening Sept. 2 will provide another sign of the growth and vitality of Berlin’s 12,000-member Jewish community. ”This is a symbolic part of making Berlin a central hub of Jewish life again,” the center’s executive director, Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal told the Associated Press on Wednesday. The project began when a team from the Chabad-Lubavitch organization traveled to Jerusalem to

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