parents, coin, football | Jewish General

parentsThe Supreme Court in Israel ruled that a non-biological parent who has been granted parental status by court order cannot have that status revoked if the couple separates. The court found that the status was equivalent to that of biological parenthood. “This is a fundamental act designed to protect the rights of both parents as […]

Plotkes | Jewish General

Noah Kirel will represent Israel at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. This was announced by the Israeli broadcaster Kan on Monday. The model-singer is considered one of the hottest pop stars in Israel and apparently meets the taste of many fans with her music. “We are happy and grateful that Noa was selected and proud […]

Alija with a mop | Jewish General

You assume the worst. The whole thing begins as if you were in the middle of a text from one of the last young magazines chasing after the hipster zeitgeist in vain. Flaky. relaxed. Lots and lots of good-humoured friends show up. There is a lot of dancing and cooking together in a miniature kitchen. […]

“Here we play for time”

Meron Mendel, head of the Anne Frank educational institution, has given up his commitment to documenta fifteen in Kassel as an external expert. “There’s a lot of good things at the documenta, but when I’m dealing with the current anti-Semitism scandal, I miss the serious will to work through the events and enter into an […]

Kyiv distances itself from statements made by Ambassador Melnyk

The Ukrainian foreign ministry has distanced itself from statements made by the ambassador in Berlin, Andriy Melnyk, about former nationalist leader Stepan Bandera (1909-1959). “The opinion of the Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany, Andriy Melnyk, which he expressed in an interview with a German journalist, is his personal and does not reflect the position of the […]

Police and Jewish communities cooperate

In the fight against anti-Semitism, Jewish communities and the police in Saxony want to work more closely together. To this end, the chairwoman of the Saxon State Association of Jewish Communities, Nora Goldenbogen, and state police chief Jörg Kubiessa signed an agreement on Thursday in Dresden. A central point of the cooperation is the support […]

The Bundestag’s culture committee deals with anti-Semitism scandals

The culture committee of the Bundestag will deal with the anti-Semitism scandals at the Kassel documenta in its next meeting next week. The chairman of the committee, the SPD deputy Katrin Budde, told the Jewish General when asked. The meeting on July 6 will be open to the public, with one hour allotted for the […]

Jews in the Pillory | Jewish General

A website that initially seemed harmless went online three weeks ago. It shows a map of the US state of Massachusetts – crossed by lines of different colors that connect a number of points on the map. The play of colors, which looks like a statistical survey, was put online by the equally harmless-sounding »Mapping […]

Don’t forget us! | Jewish General

Four months after Russia’s war of aggression began, Ukraine is as far from peace as it was in February. However, in the West’s public interest, the issue is slowly fading into the background and other issues are beginning to come to the fore. It looks like the world is getting used to the fact that […]

“An insult to the Jewish world”

The board of the Orthodox Rabbinical Conference Germany (ORD) stated that the 15th Documenta failed to take a clear line against anti-Semitism and anti-Israel positions. External content At this point you will find external content that enriches the article. We need your consent before you can view and interact with social media content. Allow social […]