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Israel

Interviews, coverage and background stories on Germany and its relations to Israel.

The miracle of change

Israel is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Jewish state. To mark the occasion, seven committed people take a look at interaction between Germany and Israel.

“A good future for Israel“

Israel is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its independence. German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas deliver their congratulations and take the opportunity to look back on German-Israeli relations.

Outstanding storyteller

Writer Ron Segal has found a moving narrative form for remembering the Holocaust. And based on it the animated film “Adam” has now gone into production.

How knowledge transfer saves lives

German and Israeli doctors are helping set up a cardiology clinic in Tanzania. And they don’t only treat children with heart problems; there is another task that is almost even more important.

The Arab Schindler

Mod Helmy was a brave man. A Muslim himself, he saved the lives of several Jews in Nazi Germany. Israeli Igal Avidan traces his extraordinary story.

No place for anti-Semitism

The incidents caused dismay: Anti-Semitic slogans were chanted during demonstrations by Arab groups. The German Federal Minister of the Interior calls for a Federal Anti-Semitism Officer to be appointed.

Multicultural siblings

Two schools in Essen and Tel Aviv want to learn from each other: What must teaching be like in order for integration to be successful?

Lest we forget

Coming together at the scene of horror: Young people from all over the world meet in Dachau, where the Nazis murdered tens of thousands of people.

Strengthening civil society

The Hanns Seidel Foundation works both in Israel and in the Palestinian Territories. One of its focuses in 2017 is the social accord between Jews and Arabs.
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