Jewish Life in Modern Germany
Germany's multicultural capital is becoming a thriving center for Jewish life. With thousands of young Israelis choosing to settle in Berlin, Jewish culture is once again flourishing in the city's majestic synagogues and vibrant community gatherings, enriching its art scene and turning it into a popular destination for the Jewish traveler.
Scattered throughout Europe, planted in the streets and sidewalks of cities whose past is not forgotten, commemorative brass plaques, called the Stolpersteine, eternalize the lives that were lost in the great tragedy of the 20th century.
From the Jewish Museum in Berlin to Europe's oldest Jewish cemetery in Worms, take a look at Germany's at Germany's historic Jewish attractions.
Jewish education in Berlin is flourishing, and for the first time in history, the German government is funding the training of Jewish rabbis and cantors at the Abraham Geiger College in Potsdam.
Jewish life and culture has returned to Berlin: Over the last decade, the city has become one of the most desirable destinations among Israelis who choose to live abroad, with an estimated 10,000 to 15,000 Israelis living there today.
Israelis in Berlin
Take a look at some of Berlin's hot spots: from the famous Beth Cafe to the beautiful New Synagogue, Berlin is a city rich with culture and history for the Jewish traveler.