Commerations have been held all across Germany to mark the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht. Hundreds of people were killed on November 9 and 10, 1938. Many synagogues, homes and businesses were vandalized.
A film by Israeli multimedia artist Yael Bartana will replace the current loop video at the Berlin Memorial to Homosexuals Persecuted Under Nazism.
Diplomat Chiune Sugihara gave visas to thousands of Jewish refugees after Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union invaded Poland in 1939. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was "really very proud of him."
Should students in Germany be required to visit to a concentration camp memorial site? DW's Marcel Fürstenau says that anyone who believes such a trip will prevent anti-Semitism needs to do more reflecting.
Most parties in Germany's parliament want an anti-Semitism commissioner. The position can't fix the worsening attitudes toward Jews in the country, but it nevertheless sends an important signal, says DW's Jens Thurau.
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