Germany is profoundly aware of the historic responsibility it bears towards the Jewish community and towards the State of Israel as a result of the crimes of the Nazi regime. Germany is also deeply grateful for the flourishing of Jewish Life in a country where it once seemed unthinkable.
From the Jewish Museum in Berlin to Europe's oldest Jewish cemetery in Worms, take a look at Germany's historic Jewish attractions.
Scattered throughout Europe, planted in city streets and sidewalks, commemorative brass plaques eternalize the lives that were lost in the Holocaust. Called the Stolpersteine (in English: “stumbling stones”), the plaques commemorate the victims of the Nazi regime.
Jewish education in Berlin is reemerging, and for the first time in history, the German government is funding the training of Jewish rabbis and cantors at Abraham Geiger College.
Jewish life is back in Berlin – but much different than in the metropolitan Golden Twenties. Over the last decade, Berlin has become one of the most desirable destinations among Israelis who choose to live abroad.