Speaking at an event in Berlin to mark sixty years since the founding of Yad Vashem, German President Joachim Gauck has paid tribute to the Israeli center for the documentation and commemoration of the Nazi Holocaust.
On a trip to Israel, Germany's foreign minister has called on society to keep fighting against anti-Semitism. Maas' trip will see him meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Yad Vashem, Israel's official memorial to the victims of the Holocaust, presents an online exhibition of letters written by Jews during World War II. Many of them didn't realize they would be murdered shortly afterward.
Will new German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas manage to address the many unresolved areas of bilateral tension on his first official visit to Israel? A summary of the main points of conflict.
Israel has presented its Holocaust medal posthumously to an Egyptian-born doctor who in wartime Berlin saved Jews. In Berlin to receive the award was Mohammed Helmy's great nephew from Cairo.
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