Germany Thu, 16 Nov 2023 23:12:04 +0100Jewish Life in Germany: A Sudden, Ominous Sense of Insecurity
Eighty-five years have passed since the Nazis launched their first comprehensive pogroms against Jewish life in Germany. This year, the Hamas massacre in Israel – and the lack of support many Jews across the country feel they have received – has ...Fri, 27 Oct 2023 18:25:08 +0200Anti-Semitism in Berlin: "For the First Time, I Understand What it Means to be Jewish"
Jews in Berlin are being spit on and swastikas are being scratched into their doorbells. Rabbis are covering up their kippa. Some in Berlin are beginning to wonder: Is it time to leave Germany?Fri, 27 Oct 2023 17:58:25 +0200"Absolutely Appalling": A New Wave of Anti-Semitism Sweeps Across Germany
Hamas' terror and Israel's counterattacks have unleashed levels of anti-Semitism not seen in years in Germany. Jews are living in fear and now wonder if they should leave the country. The political response so far appears to be doing little to change...Fri, 20 Oct 2023 20:36:25 +0200Interview with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz: "We Have to Deport People More Often and Faster"
In an interview, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz underlines his support for Israel, discusses recent anti-Semitism events in Germany and outlines a tougher approach to migrants who overstay their welcome.Fri, 13 Oct 2023 18:28:16 +0200The Mood on the Berlin Streets: "I Actually Don't Like Hamas, But..."
In Berlin's Neukölln district, open displays of anti-Semitism are hardly unusual. Following the Hamas slaughter of innocent Israelis, many voices in the neighborhood are siding with the Palestinians.
Germany European News Tue, 21 Nov 2023 12:06:00 +0100Anti-Semitism in France: French Jews Concerned about the Future
A division has run through France since the Hamas massacre of October 7. The number of anti-Semitic attacks on Jews has risen dramatically. But their top representative, Yonathan Arfi, refuses to hide.Mon, 16 Oct 2023 12:14:53 +0200The Return of Liberal Poland?: Opposition Parties Secure Votes for New Government
Polish opposition leader Donald Tusk appears set to become the country's next leader. With his likely election, it appears possible that a major bastion of right-wing populism in Europe has fallen.Sun, 8 Oct 2023 14:40:18 +0200Sophie in’t Veld on the "Predator Files": "It's a Deal from Hell"
With few controls in place and a lack of transparency, Dutch politician Sophie in’t Veld warns in an interview that the surveillance industry in Europe operates largely without limits. She firmly believes democracy is facing a serious peril.Fri, 6 Oct 2023 18:08:01 +0200Balkans: Why the Serbian Minority in Kosovo Feels Threatened
A clash last week between Kosovo police and Serbian fighters resulted in four deaths and growing fears of renewed conflict. Can the worst still be avoided?Fri, 6 Oct 2023 15:40:46 +0200European Council President Charles Michel: Ukraine Could Join EU By 2030
The president of the powerful European Council would like to see Ukraine become an EU member state as soon as possible. In an interview, Charles Michel says that although it won't be easy, Brussels can't afford to lose any more time.