12172017
  • POLITICS

    • (C) Public Domain Olaf Kosinsky

      New Term

      Populism, Europe’s excessive debt, Trump, climate change, international terror – Angela Merkel faces great challenges at home and abroad...
  • Mentshen

    • Hannah_Hannah

      Hannah & Hannah

      Born in 1905, Hannah lived through 20th century Europe’s tragedies and triumphs; may Hannah, born in 2017, grow up safely in Israel...
  • Interview

    • IMG_1638

      Anton Hofreiter

      Laws of nature are non-negotiable, says Green party parliamentary whip, and calls for urgent action in the fight against the climate crisis...
  • History

    • © Leo Baeck Institute New York, Berlin

      Live and prosper

      As much as America had an impact on German Jews, German Jews have contributed much to America, says William Weitzer of Leo Baeck Institute...
  • POLITICS

    • (c) Asitimes

      Blackmail

      North Korea and Iran are spreading fear with their threats. International diplomacy and economic pressure must put an end to this...
  • ESSAY

    • Like American democracy, the Liberty Bell has weathered threats, and it has endured

(c) John D. Cardinell/Wikimedia/Public Domain

      Rationalism

      Despite Europe’s mass hysteria about the U.S. president, American democracy rests on firmer foundations than that of Germany, explains Daniel Killy...
  • exhibition

    • Dodo, Box Logic (1929)
(c) Krümmer Fine Art

      Weimar Republic

      An exhibition at Frankfurt’s Schirn Kunsthalle explores the unique cultural explosion and artistic revolution of Germany’s interwar period...
  • JEWISH LIFE

    • Yehuda Teichtal
(c) jvg

      NY-Berlin Rabbi

      Let’s step out, reach out to others, fulfill our responsiblity in this society because we are here to stay, says Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal...
  • Money

    • (c) by pixabay / public domain

      Sustainability

      Many investors are now seeking to make a positive impact and sustainable investments are performing better than traditional ones, says Jens Spudy…
  • BERLIN

    • Fraenkelufer Synagogue 
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      Synagogue

      How goodly are thy tents o Jacob – much loved Fraenkelufer synagogue gets a new lease on life with a rejuvenated international congregation...