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Germany’s representative to Ramallah Oliver Owcza with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh. Source: PA. Prime Minister's Office/Twitter.

Germany, Palestinian Authority sign $117 million cooperation agreement

Germany and the Palestinian Authority have signed a 100 million euro ($117 million) cooperation agreement that will see German investment in areas under P.A. control. The donation will finance “sustainable economic development in over the next...
Nemi El-Hassan. Source: Twitter/Nemi El-Hassan.

Islamist presenter suspended from German TV show over allegations of anti-Semitism

A Muslim journalist was axed from her pending position as a TV host for a German science program after allegations came forward about her past anti-Semitic activity, including participation in the pro-Iran, anti-Israel Al-Quds march...
Chemnitz, Germany. Credit: Shutterstock/Tupungato

German man convicted of 2018 anti-Semitic assault on kosher restaurant

A German man was found guilty on Wednesday of an anti-Semitic attack that took place in 2018 after his DNA was found on a stone used in the assault, reported The Associated Press. The Chemnitz district...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on Oct. 4, 2018. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Merkel cancels visit to Israel due to Afghanistan situation

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has canceled a planned visit to Israel on Saturday due to the situation in Afghanistan, the German government announced on Thursday. It was called off  “because of current developments in Afghanistan,”...
Armin Laschet, leader of the Christian Democratic Union, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Source: Armin Laschet/Facebook.

Upcoming German election prospects as lackluster as German Jewish future

The recent elections in Israel and the United States have been marked by scandals, reversals of fortune and larger-than-life personalities. From accusations of manipulated elections to the graceless fall of cult favorites, their election...
The entrance to the Bundesgerichtshof, the Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe, Germany, the highest court in Germany. Credit: Shutterstock.

German prosecutors prepare dozen-plus cases against Nazi war-crime suspects

Prosecutors in Germany are getting ready to bring forward more than a dozen legal cases against elderly men and women for their alleged work at Nazi concentration camps during the Holocaust. Prosecutors confirmed last week that a...
ESG CEO Christoph Otten (left) with Yosef Melamed, executive vice president of Israel Aerospace Industries and general manager of the IAI Aviation Group. Credit: ESG.

Israel Aerospace Industries to provide combat network systems to German company

Israel Aerospace Industries announced on Tuesday that it had signed a cooperation agreement with ESG, a German security-related electronics and IT systems company, to provide the German Armed Forces with combat network technology. The deal...
An IsraAid response team assists in relief efforts for flood-stricken German communities. Credit: IsraAID/Magnus Terhorst.

Israeli aid NGO dispatches team to flood-afflicted western Germany

Following the floods that recently devastated communities in Western Germany, the Israeli NGO IsraAID sent out a response team to help with relief distribution, clean-up efforts and psychological first aid. The floods, which hit Germany...
A German flag. Credit: AR Pictures/Shutterstock.

Germany becomes 10th country to boycott Durban IV Conference

Germany is the latest country to announce that it will not attend an upcoming U.N. event that marks the 20th anniversary of the World Conference on Racism in Durban, called Durban IV. The country’s withdrawal...
Esther Bejarano. Source: Twitter.

Auschwitz survivor who used music to help combat racism, anti-Semitism dies at 96

Holocaust survivor Esther Bejarano died on July 10 at the Jewish Hospital in Hamburg, Germany, at the age of 96, according to The Associated Press. Born in 1924 in the French-occupied German town of Saarlouis, Bejarano...