Berlin has a large and thriving Jewish community. But many Jews in the German capital are concerned about the recent rise in anti-Semitism, including the recent synagogue attack in Halle.
Anti-Semitism still plagues Europe and the rest of the world, 75 years after the end of the Holocaust. This week, leaders from 40 different countries will meet in Jerusalem to discuss the problem.
Seventy-five years after Auschwitz was liberated, Jews in Europe are facing new challenges. The continent must become safe again, says guest author Pinchas Goldschmidt, president of the Conference of European Rabbis.
New York is seeing a rise in anti-Semitic crime. In December, a man stabbed people at a Hanukkah celebration. For members of Jewish communities from Monsey to Brooklyn, fear has become a part of everyday life.
Speaking at Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, German President Steinmeier said his country should be judged by its commitment to fighting anti-Semitism. The evils of the Nazi era continue to exist today, he added.
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