Many young French Jewish people are moving to Israel because of growing anti-Semitism in France. This entails them having to do military service in the Israeli army. But many identify strongly with the Jewish state, 70 years after its founding.
A Jewish man whose parents put him on a Kindertransport to London to save him from the Nazis recreated his journey on a bike after nearly 80 years. In his 80s, Paul Alexander cycled from Berlin with his son and grandson.
The Munich-based German national daily newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung has fired a cartoonist amid accusations of anti-Semitism. It said a cartoon of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was "a mistake."
Some people in France hope the outrage over the killing of 85-year-old Mireille Knoll may turn the tide against an upsurge in anti-Semitism in the country. Others are not so sure. Elizabeth Bryant reports from Paris.
The controversy at the German Echo music awards and the recent assault in Berlin are alarming signs of growing anti-Semitism in Germany. Different Jewish musicians tell DW how they interpret the events.
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