Many young French Jewish people are moving to Israel because of growing anti-Semitism in France. This entails them having to do military service in the Israeli army. But many identify strongly with the Jewish state, 70 years after its founding.
Janina Levy intervened in an anti-Semitic attack on two men wearing kippas that caused outrage across Germany. Levy's bravery has been recognized with a coveted award for civil courage.
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.
Ethiopian Jews have taken to the streets many times, demanding equality before the law in Israel. In 2015 protests took place against discrimination. But do the activists think anything has changed between now and then?
An Israeli MP accused an Arab celebrity of "seducing a Jewish soul" while the interior minister warned of assimilation. The racism from the Israeli right provoked a sharp rebuke from liberal circles.
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