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Hanukkah and Christmas lights intertwine in former Nazi hotbed

The bearers of these Hanukkah candles aren’t Jewish. In fact, many of them are descendants of avowed Nazis. They are members of TOS Ministries, a church in Tübingen that for the past 10 years has made it a religious mission to redeem the town, the souls of its residents and the Christian faith by connecting Christianity to its Jewish roots, researching personal family history as it relates to the Holocaust and standing up for Israel.

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In Marseille, Jews Fear Rising Tide of Terrorism

“Before I had the Star of David around my neck without any problem. I did my doctorate with the star around my neck. When I was in high school, I had a backpack from Jerusalem, and it said ‘Jerusalem’ in big letters and I had no problem. Now I can’t do that. I’d be really afraid.”

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The many faces of Dresden

These days, most people don’t associate the capital of the German state of Saxony with its historic beauty. The infamous Anglo-American firebombing of February 1945 turned the Old City into rubble, killing an estimated 40,000.

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Summer in Berlin, from West to East

For those seeking a summer weekend in temperatures that are unpredictably mild, or who want to delve into this creative, multicultural city for more than just Germany’s dark past and tortured history, here’s a mini-weekend guide taking you across the city, from west to east:

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Akko, mixed Jewish-Arab city, is ‘unpolished diamond’

More and more, creative entrepreneurs are realizing how this mixed Jewish-Arab city offers a model of coexistence, at a time when Muslim-Jewish tensions are heightened in response to the stabbings and other terror attacks against Jews in the streets of Israel.

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Navigating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through Airbnb

What happens when an American Jew from Tel Aviv tries to book an AirBnb room in Palestinian cities?

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