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Living in fear: How anti-Semitic is Germany?

Jews in Germany are increasingly alarmed by the rise in anti-Semitic attacks. Many wonder where this hatred comes from and whether it is exacerbated by Muslim immigrants. Our guests: Kristin Helberg (Journalist), Alan Posener (Welt) and Wenzel Michalski (Human Rights Watch).

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Our guests:

Kristin Helberg is a freelance journalist who recently wrote a book about Syrian refugees in Germany. She says: “Germany needs a more inclusive memorial culture.”

Alan Posener is a commentator for the daily newspaper “Die Welt”. He says: “Jews everywhere are held responsible for every real or imagined injustice perpetrated by Israel.”    


Wenzel Michalski is the Director of Human Rights Watch and personaly involved in the topic. He says: “Anti-Semitism is escalating and increasingly normalised, the German state is acting too slowly. “