Swanhild Bernstein is the first ever female mathematics professor at Freiberg University of Mining and Technology, which was founded in 1765. To date only one in five professorships in Germany is held by a woman.
Before 1933, there were some 2,800 Jewish temples in Germany. Today there are 130 synagogues and prayer rooms - a reflection of the tumultuous past of German-Jewish life, but also evidence of its current resurgence.
One-fifth of millennials do not know what Auschwitz was, according to a new report. And more than half of Americans believe that something like the Holocaust could happen again.
The German state of North Rhine-Westphalia is planning to prohibit schoolchildren under the age of 14 from wearing headscarves. But rather than an outright ban, experts say speaking with parents would be more productive.
A joint exhibition held in three museums in Hanover demonstrates how artists are working in Germany today. The show focuses on the current conditions of art production in the country.
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