When Sarah Stricker first came to Israel, it was love at first sight. Now her dream city Tel Aviv is the place she calls home. Her stories revolve around the differences and similarities between Germans and Israelis.
Mirjam Pressler, an award-winning German author of 30 mostly children's books, has died aged 78. She portrayed tough, not prissy childhoods. Her 300 translations included an acclaimed version of Anne Frank's diary.
Renowned writer Amos Oz, Israel's most-translated author, a passionate peace advocate and a supporter of the two-state solution, has died in Tel Aviv. Dignitaries and admirers are expected at his funeral on December 31.
The German government has been asked in an anonymous letter to reconsider its support for NGOs such as "Brot für die Welt" (Bread for the World) and to cut funding to the Jewish Museum Berlin. What is going on?
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