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Nazi past of top German business families is ‘hiding in plain sight,’ says author

The next time you bite into a Krispy Kreme donut or hop into a Volkswagen, your money could be helping obscure the Nazi past of some of Germany’s leading corporate…

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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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Banner being removed at German art show after charges of antisemitism

BERLIN — An Indonesian art collective’s banner that was widely criticized as containing antisemitic elements was covered up at a major art show in Germany and was to be taken…

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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 cultural institute revokes invitation to controversial Palestinian writer

The German state-run Goethe Institute uninvited a Palestinian poet and writer from speaking at a conference later this month due to his past comments on Israel, whereupon other participants pulled…

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German president calls on major art show to address antisemitism allegations

BERLIN — Germany’s president has appealed to the organizers of this year’s documenta fifteen art show to do more to tackle the antisemitism allegations surrounding the event. The show, which…

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Major German art show to open despite accusations of support for BDS

KASSEL, Germany (AFP ) — Break-ins and vandalism, accusations of racism and antisemitism and a giant compost heap: Documenta, one of the world’s biggest art fairs, opens this week under…

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Are organizers of a major German art festival gaslighting critics about BDS support?

The German town of Kassel is bustling with international visitors as it readies for the June 18 opening of Documenta, one of the world’s most prestigious contemporary art shows. Founded…

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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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‘Stop white genocide’: Neo-Nazi rally outside German synagogue on attack anniversary

JTA — Men flying banners with far-right symbols gathered outside a synagogue in Germany on the anniversary of its attempted torching, allegedly by a Turkish citizen. Gathering June 5 in…

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