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 […]

Central Council of Jews advocates change of military police motto

The Central Council of Jews in Germany has come out in favor of changing the motto of the military police, »suum cuique«. In its German version, “Everyone’s His Own,” the slogan was attached to the entrance gate of the Buchenwald concentration camp. External content At this point you will find external content that enriches the […]

With a Nazi uniform and goose-stepping through New York

In February 1939 in New York, the fascist American German Bund and its self-proclaimed “Führer” Fritz Julius Kuhn celebrated the high point of the American National Socialist movement. 22,000 supporters had gathered in Madison Square Garden at an event modeled on the Nuremberg party rallies. Violent protests from opponents accompanied the meeting, and 1,700 police […]

Writer and concentration camp survivor dies at the age of 108

The Italian-Slovenian writer and concentration camp survivor Boris Pahor has died at the age of 108. This was confirmed by Slovenian President Borut Pahor on Monday in a video address published on his website. “He was an eyewitness, a witness, a reminder,” said the President. »The conscience of Slovenia, Europe and the world. A man […]

European Rabbinical Conference opened in Munich

Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Söder opened the General Assembly of the Conference of European Rabbis (CER) together with Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt on Monday afternoon. 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 […]

Dracula lives | Jewish General

May 26th is World Dracula Day. You can do it in many ways. Featuring a book from Stephenie Meyer’s bestselling series Until (s) … until sunset? Or with a sleepless twin pack: Friedrich Wilhelm Murnaus Nosferatu – A symphony of horror from 1922, followed by Werner Herzog’s congenial adaptation with Klaus Kinski? Or do you […]

Lay BaOmer with almost no campfire

This year’s Lag BaOmer festival in Israel will largely be held without a bonfire. At least that’s what the authorities want. Fire and Rescue Commissioner Eyal Caspi signed an executive order banning most fires across the country. The main reason is the increased risk of forest fires. AIR POLLUTION The Jewish holiday begins on Wednesday […]