Victor Lewinski is a doctor and amateur photographer. He's taken pictures of some of the 650 Jews, mostly from Eastern Europe, who have immigrated to the northeastern German city of Rostock.
The recent spate of mosque attacks and a rise in hate crime has immigrants in Germany sounding the alarm. Community leaders are calling for more support and understanding from state authorities, including the police.
John Ausonius has received a second life sentence for the murder of a Jewish woman in Frankfurt. Ausonius' attacks on immigrants in the 90s are thought to have inspired other far-right "lone wolves," like Anders Breivik.
The burning of the Israeli flag at the Brandenburg Gate earlier in December alarmed the Jewish community in Berlin. DW spoke to three Jewish artists about how they reflect on the recent events.
Israel's Genesis Award comes with $1 million to be donated to philanthropies of the laureate's choosing. It honors the actress' commitment to social causes and her connection to her Jewish roots.
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