Some 25 Jews and Muslims rode tandem bicycles through the German capital in a protest against growing anti-Semitism and attacks on Muslims in the country.
Imams and rabbis from across Europe are attending a summit in Italy organized by the Muslim Jewish Leadership Council. Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and right-wing populism are all topics they'd like to address better.
The Halle synagogue attack underscores what is downplayed: the threat against Jews is here and always has been. DW’s Kyra Levine, a US-born Jew living in Berlin, says Germany must lead the fight against anti-Semitism.
Jews and Muslims teamed up on tandem bikes to protest growing anti-Semitic and Islamophobic violence. It comes amid ongoing concerns over migration and the rise of Germany's nationalist AfD party.
For the first time since World War II, three Orthodox rabbis have been anointed in Berlin. The Nazis shut down the city's Jewish seminary in 1938, and more than seven decades would pass before it was reopened.
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