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Thousands March Against Anti-Semitism in Germany During Kippah-Wearing Protests

Added: 25.04.2018 20:02 | 11 views | 0 comments

Germans marched across major cities on Wednesday with thousands taking part in the rally to wear Jewish skullcaps (kippahs) in order to rally support for the Jewish community and address concerns about growing anti-Semitism in Germany and Europe, according to Reuters. Jewish groups were organizing the marches after an attack last week in Berlin targeted an Israeli Arab who was wearing a kippah as an experiment but ended up being subjected to verbal abuse by three people and even attacked with a belt by a man. The video was posted online and went viral after other reports detailed bullying of Jewish children in German schools. Earlier this week, the head of the Central Council of Jews in...

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TYPO Berlin 2018: 5 Questions With Program Director Jürgen Siebert

Added: 25.04.2018 17:05 | 2 views | 0 comments

TYPO 2018 will explore digital transformation—and the role of design in that process

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Germans join Jews in protest against new wave of anti-Semitism

Added: 25.04.2018 16:57 | 22 views | 0 comments

Germans staged shows of solidarity with Jews on Wednesday after a spate of shocking anti-Semitic incidents, raising pointed questions about Berlin's ability to protect its burgeoning Jewish community seven decades after the Holocaust.


Jewish Leader Advises German Jews To Avoid Wearing Skullcaps After Anti-Semitic Attacks

Added: 25.04.2018 2:04 | 18 views | 0 comments

The leader of Germany's Jewish community said that after a number of anti-Semitic attacks in the European country, he was advising Jews to avoid wearing traditional skullcaps (kippahs), according to BBC News. Josef Schuster, the president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, said on Berlin public radio that Jews should be cautious in large cities. His remarks come before a planned solidarity march will take place in Berlin on Wednesday, the "Berlin Wears Kippah" day which was planned after two young men wearing kippahs were assaulted in the capital last week. The attacker was filmed shouting anti-Semitic abuse during the attack. A number of Jewish organizations in Germany and Europe...

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Jewish leader warns against wearing kippa on German streets

Added: 24.04.2018 16:23 | 11 views | 0 comments

April 24, 2018 11:23 PM
BERLIN (AFP) - The head of Germany's Jewish community said on Tuesday (April 24) that Jews should avoid wearing religious symbols in the country due to a heightened risk of targeted attacks.


Suspect in Vietnamese kidnapping goes on trial in Berlin

Added: 24.04.2018 14:12 | 8 views | 0 comments

A Vietnamese man charged with involvement in the kidnapping of a former Vietnamese oil executive in Berlin has gone on trial in the German capital.


Vietnamese man involved in Cold War-style abduction in Berlin goes on trial in Germany

Added: 24.04.2018 9:57 | 18 views | 0 comments

April 24, 2018 4:57 PM
BERLIN (AFP) - Germany put on trial on Tuesday (April 24) the only suspect held over what it calls a brazen Cold War-style kidnapping by Vietnamese secret agents that has badly bruised bilateral ties.


LG Unveils V30 Flagship With Super Camera, Sound Features

Added: 20.04.2018 23:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

LG Electronics last week unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the LG V30, at IFA 2017 in Berlin. Among the LG V30's innovations: an F1.6 aperture camera lens; a glass Crystal Clear Lens; the first OLED FullVision display; Cine Video mode for producing movie-quality videos; and the Point Zoom feature, which lets users zoom in on any subject anywhere in the frame.

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World War II bomb find sparks evacuation in Berlin

Added: 20.04.2018 22:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

April 21, 2018 5:00 AM
German police removing a 500kg World War II bomb found near Berlin's Hauptbahnhof main railway station. 


Senate panel talks to Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr.

Added: 20.04.2018 21:37 | 1 views | 0 comments

A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. at a Trump Tower meeting during the 2016 campaign recently met U.S. Senate investigators in Berlin, a person familiar with the interview told The Associated Press


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