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Israeli Justice Minister Shaked: 'We Will Not Commit Suicide'

Israeli Justice Minister Shaked: 'We Will Not Commit Suicide'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 30, 2016

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked is a hardliner in an Israeli government that already veers sharply to the right. She views the conflict with the Palestinians as being unsolvable and emphasizes "Jewish values" as much as law and democracy. Interview Conducted By Nicola Abé and Ronen Bergman more... Comment ]

Anschlag auf Synagoge in Wuppertal: Gericht erhöht Bewährungsstrafen für zwei Täter

Anschlag auf Synagoge in Wuppertal: Gericht erhöht Bewährungsstrafen für zwei Täter

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 18, 2016

Das Landgericht Wuppertal hat die Bewährungsstrafen gegen zwei Palästinenser nach ihrem Brandanschlag auf eine Synagoge in Wuppertal erhöht. Die Tat sei kein Dummer-Jungen-Streich, sagte der Richter. mehr...

Anschlag auf Synagoge in Wuppertal: Sechs Brandsätze in der Nacht

Anschlag auf Synagoge in Wuppertal: Sechs Brandsätze in der Nacht

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 18, 2016

Drei Palästinenser warfen Molotowcocktails auf eine Synagoge in Wuppertal. Sie wurden verurteilt, aber das Gericht erkannte keine antisemitischen Motive - zum Entsetzen der jüdischen Gemeinschaft. Nun wird der Fall erneut verhandelt. Von Bruno Schrep mehr...

Israeli-German Relations: Polemics Have No Place in True Friendships

Israeli-German Relations: Polemics Have No Place in True Friendships

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 11, 2015

With dubious Holocaust comparisons, the German Israel lobby is making life difficult for supporters of the Jewish state in Germany. Polemics should have no place in the relationship. An Essay by Christoph Schult more... Comment ]

Munich Olympic Terrorist Attacks: German Ex-Interior Minister Disputes Torture Claims

Munich Olympic Terrorist Attacks: German Ex-Interior Minister Disputes Torture Claims

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 04, 2015

Were the victims of the terrorist attacks on the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich tortured? Their relatives claim they were, but the evidence suggests otherwise. Then-German Interior Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher disputes the reports. By Einat Keinan and Klaus Wiegrefe more... Comment ]

Israeli Defense Minister: 'We Can in No Way Tolerate an Iran with Nuclear Weapons'

Israeli Defense Minister: 'We Can in No Way Tolerate an Iran with Nuclear Weapons'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 07, 2015

In an interview, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon explains why he considers the nuclear deal with Iran to be an historical error. He also addresses recent crimes committed by extremist Israelis. Interview Conducted By Ronen Bergman and Holger Stark more... Comment ]

The Worm Turns: Virus Hunter Kaspersky Becomes the Hunted

The Worm Turns: Virus Hunter Kaspersky Becomes the Hunted

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 10, 2015

The Russian IT security firm Kaspersky Lab has discovered a new, powerful cyber weapon, apparently a successor to the notorious Duqu software. But this time the virus hunter itself is a target. Now experts are scrambling to identify who's behind it. By Matthias Gebauer and Marcel Rosenbach more... Comment ]

Germany's Dilemma: Critics Want Tougher Berlin Stance Against Israel

Germany's Dilemma: Critics Want Tougher Berlin Stance Against Israel

SPIEGEL ONLINE - May 06, 2015

Relations between Germany and Israel are at a crossroads. Is it possible for the German government to continue to steadfastly support the country even as Jerusalem continues to refuse to allow the Palestinians to establish their own state? By Nicola Abé, Christiane Hoffmann, Horand Knaup, René Pfister and Christoph Schult more... Comment ]

Interview with Isaac Herzog: 'Israelis Are Fed Up with Politics of Fear'

Interview with Isaac Herzog: 'Israelis Are Fed Up with Politics of Fear'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - February 16, 2015

In an interview, Israeli prime minister candidate Isaac Herzog says the country's people are "fed up" with Benjamin Netanyahu's "politics of fear." If elected, he says he wants to "reignite" the peace process and is prepared to negotiate with the Palestinians. Interview Conducted by Nicola Abé and Juliane von Mittelstaedt more... Comment ]

Rising Anti-Semitism: Increasing Numbers of French Jews Moving to Israel

Rising Anti-Semitism: Increasing Numbers of French Jews Moving to Israel

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 26, 2015

Following the recent terror attacks in France, more French Jews than ever before are planning on emigrating to Israel. Life there is expensive and far from perfect, but anti-Semitism in Europe, say many, is becoming intolerable. By Nicola Abé and Julia Amalia Heyer in Tel Aviv and Paris more... Comment ]