Wieland Hoban / 26 Mar 2021

Jewish in Germany

The JID Interview, Part I

Israelis in Germany. Say what? Few stories about European immigration have been as loaded, and complex as those about Jews moving from the Middle East to Germany. (...)

Migrant and solidarity mural. Tel Aviv, May Day 2018.
Joel Schalit / 23 Sep 2019

My Life With Netanyahu

The View From Berlin

"He's going to save Israel from the Europeans." So said my late aunt, handing me a photocopy of something written by its new ambassador to the UN. "Netanyahu speaks the truth."(...)
Joel Schalit / 15 May 2019

The Weight of Auschwitz

Poland Battles With Its Past

“You must come to Auschwitz. I go there once a year, with a group of third-generation Holocaust survivors.” Blond-haired and blue-eyed, in his late thirties, I found it hard to place him there.(...)