Berlin Blog

My Inspiring Encounter with L.A. Holocaust Survivor Joshua Kaufman

Just that day Yehoshua was denied the opportunity to testify at a Nazi war criminal trial against a former Nazi SS guard. The judge’s refusal, citing lack of necessity for the testimony, was an emotional and physical slap. Yehoshua had hurt his knee a few weeks earlier but decided he must travel to Germany to seek justice. He had prepared his words, how he had lugged dead bodies out of Auschwitz gas chambers, pulling them apart as they stuck together during their murder.

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How to Learn German in Six Months

And now for my favorite: if you were a Disney junkie like me, then go to YouTube and find the German-dubbed Disney songs! You’ll be able to figure out the words by association and internalize their use, as well as memorize some useful phrases like “Sei ein Mann” (“Be A Man – Mulan) and “Einmal in Traum” (“Once Upon a Dream” – Sleeping Beauty). To get you inspired, here I am, leading the way with one of Disney’s best!

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WARNING GERMANY!

A new refugee is storming your shores.
She is known to be extremely dangerous. Some people call her a radical. In some countries, she has a price on her head. She is a woman with a vengeance, a defender of her people. She’s sometimes armed – with biting humor, a sharp tongue, and irony.

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About the Berlin Blog

“An Israeli refugee in Berlin” is a blog in the Jewish Journal of Los Angeles, chronicling the life of Orit Arfa in Berlin in the Summer of 2016, as she delves into city life, German-Israeli relations, the refugee crisis, and the Tel Aviv-Berlin connection.

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What ordinary Palestinians are saying about the election [German Version]

The JNS feature on Palestinian reactions to the Israeli elections has been translated to German by Chaya Tal.

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