In the German capital around a thousand people have taken part in an anti-Israel march marking so-called Quds Day. The event was initiated by Iran several decades ago - to demonstrate support for Palestinians and protest Israeli rule of Jerusalem.
Gaza medics have said four people have been killed and some 600 wounded during rallies along the border fence. The demonstrations coincided with Al-Quds Day, an anti-Israeli day of protests held across the Middle East.
Diane L. Wolf, senior visiting scholar at the Center for Research on Antisemitism in Berlin, reflects on her time in Germany, her Jewish family's expulsion in the 1930s and how the country has dealt with its past.
As the polls open in Bavaria, voters are caught between tradition and change. For some the vote is a referendum on Angela Merkel's government, but for others it's a chance to protest the CSU.
A boycott campaign to champion Palestinian rights is polarizing public opinion in the West, and Germany is no exception. It has sparked a debate about where criticism of Israel ends and anti-Semitism begins.
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