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Curators of major German art show apologize for including antisemitic work

BERLIN — The curators of a major art show in Germany have apologized for including a work featuring antisemitic elements that prompted an outcry at the event’s opening this week.…

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Israel, Jews voice ‘disgust’ over antisemitic imagery at German art festival

BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — Jewish leaders and Israel’s embassy to Germany on Monday voiced “disgust” over antisemitic images on display at Documenta, one of the world’s biggest art fairs. Documenta…

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Top German court rules church can keep antisemitic bas relief

BERLIN — Germany’s highest court on Tuesday rejected a case calling for a local church associated with Protestant firebrand Martin Luther to remove an ancient antisemitic carving from its wall.…

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Germany sees 29% increase in antisemitic crimes in 2021

BERLIN (JTA) — The German government’s annual report on developments in extremism notes a nearly 29% increase in antisemitic crimes in 2021 over the previous year. The report, released Tuesday…

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German court mulls bid to remove antisemitic ‘Jew pig’ church sculpture

A German federal court on Monday weighed a Jewish man’s bid to force the removal of a 700-year-old antisemitic statue from a church where Martin Luther once preached, and said…

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US antisemitism envoy: Buffalo shooting reflects ‘pervasive antisemitic ideology’

New York Jewish Week via JTA — US President Joe Biden’s antisemitism monitor, Ambassador Deborah Lipstadt, said the recent Buffalo mass shooting was a demonstration of a pervasive antisemitic ideology…

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