Anti-semitic attacks are on the rise, not only in Berlin. Two young men who didn’t want to believe that wearing a kippa might be dangerous found out the hard way: Not long after donning the skullcaps, they were attacked.
"Here are brewing economically and politically dark times," Einstein wrote to his sister in 1922, describing his fears for Jews in Germany before the Nazis took power. The letter fetched thousands at an Israeli auction.
Eighty years after Kristallnacht, Jewish life has become common again in Berlin. More than 30,000 Jews now live in the city, despite anti-Semitism and police protection. Christoph Strack reports on the cautious normalcy.
Janina Levy has been awarded a prize after stepping in to stop an anti-Semitic attack on a boy wearing a kippa in Berlin. "There is always something you can do" against bigotry and injustice, she told DW.
Janina Levy intervened in an anti-Semitic attack on two men wearing skullcaps that caused outrage across Germany. Levy's bravery has been recognized with a coveted award for civil courage.
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