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70 Years after the Holocaust: Berlin's Jewish Olympics

August 1, 2015

Report by Tania Krämer & Peter Wozny

Berlin - Makkabi Spiele 2015 Eröffnung
Image: Reuters/F. Bensch

Jewish athletes: Welcome to Berlin

Seven decades after the Holocaust, more than 2,000 Jewish athletes are gathering in Berlin for the first European Maccabi Games held in Germany. At a site built by the Nazi regime for the 1936 Olympics, it´s a highly significant sporting event.