Orthodox Jew and Rabbi Shlomo Bistritzky has re-established Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of light, as a public tradition in Hamburg. The celebrations there include the lighting of a huge 8-armed menorah.
Six participants from various Arab nations and the UK have pulled out of this year's Pop-Kultur festival due to a small amount of Israeli funding. Is this a legitimate means of protest or an example of anti-Semitism?
The Moscow Jewish Film Festival began its third edition this week, showcasing a proud Jewish film tradition - and sense of humor - in times of religious hate and intolerance. DW's Juri Rescheto reports from Moscow.
Richard Wagner's opera "The Mastersingers" was used by the Nazis for propaganda. Australian stage director Barrie Kosky is the first non-German and first person of Jewish heritage to stage the troubled work in Bayreuth.
The festival of lights is celebrated in a joyful atmosphere by Jewish communities in Israel and all over the world. Click through the gallery for the traditions behind Hanukkah.
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