Angela Merkel was a guest instructor at a Berlin high school, teaching a class on the 52nd anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall.
Many tourists come to see the Berlin Wall and other places of the once-divided city. The infamous GDR police prison near Alexanderplatz will become another main attraction in the foreseeable future.
Shortly after Trump said the US would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Jewish Museum Berlin opened an exhibition investigating the history of the city where religion and politics are inextricably interwoven.
The chancellor's spokesman has announced plans for Angela Merkel to meet with the relatives of those killed in last year's Christmas market attack. In a critical letter, the relatives accused her of "political inaction."
Those who wish to live in Germany must accept its values. That includes the country's tough stance on anti-Semitism, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl.
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