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.
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.
The inaugural "Jews in the AfD" group is set to meet in Offenbach on Sunday, ostensibly calling out anti-Semitism – and the irony cannot be ignored. Guest columnist Armin Langer recommends Jews pursue other associations.
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