Tag: Germany

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    “You had people watching synagogues burn. You had people looting businesses that had been plundered. You had people joining in on the violence.” More

    November 7, 2014 | Comments

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    “You had people watching synagogues burn. You had people looting business that had been plundered. You had people joining in on the violence.” More

    November 8, 2013 | Comments

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    Kristallnacht, says this historian who directs the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Committee on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust, was a pogrom, an escalation of violence against the Jewish population at a time when America was heavily isolationist: “There were a variety of factors that made people turn away from actively helping the Jews just as they really needed the help the most.” More

    November 8, 2013 | Comments

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    Germany has twice as many mosques as the United States, but it still has a long way to go to provide equal opportunities for Muslim immigrants and their children. More

    August 6, 2010 | Comments

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    “As these revelations are coming out in Europe much as they did in the United States,” says Vatican expert David Gibson, “you’re going to have great calls for accountability of bishops who covered up for abusers or moved them around to other parishes.” More

    March 19, 2010 | Comments

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    “If any event ever merited the description of miracle,” says the Rev. Christian Fuhrer, it was the 1989 revolution that reunited East and West Germany, “a revolution that grew out of the church.” More

    November 6, 2009 | Comments

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    Germany has twice as many mosques as the United States, but it still has a long way to go to provide equal opportunities for Muslim immigrants and their children. More

    October 30, 2009 | Comments

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    In Germany, several of the concrete slabs at Berlin’s memorial to the Holocaust were defaced by vandals. In spite of anti-semitic incidents and other difficulties, the number of Jews moving to Germany has been going up dramatically. Also growing are the accompanying efforts to help them recover a sense of Jewish identity. More

    November 25, 2005 | Comments