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  • Kosher butcher in Germany admits selling non-kosher meat for years

    October 20, 2014 | 1:36 pm

    A kosher butcher in Frankfurt, Germany, admitted in court that he sold doctored tons of non-kosher meat for years as glatt kosher.

    A verdict is expected next month in Frankfurt District Court in the case against the owners of the now-bankrupt Aviv kosher butcher store.


  • Anne Frank’s legacy is brought to life

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 11, 2013 | 1:21 pm

    Push past a set of double doors hidden in a corner on the second floor of the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance and suddenly the world of 1932 Frankfurt, Germany, comes clamoring to life. Street sounds clog a narrow passageway leading past a 3-D blueprint of the city,...

  • Report splits claims group

    July 10, 2013 | 12:57 pm

    The release of a highly anticipated ombudsman’s report about how the Claims Conference missed an opportunity in 2001 to detect a massive fraud scheme is raising serious questions about governance of the organization and pitting the organization’s chief executive against the...

  • Frankfurt ripped for honoring scholar who backs Israel boycott

    September 6, 2012 | 11:54 am

    Protests are mounting against plans by the city of Frankfurt to honor Jewish-American scholar Judith Butler, a staunch critic of Israel.

    The Central Council of Jews in Germany and the political activist group Scholars for Peace in the Middle East are among groups that have...

  • Rosh Hashanah in Frankfurt, Germany

    By Murray Klein

    September 28, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    On Friday, Sept. 7, 1945, 1800 hours, at the corner of Freiherr von Stein Strasse and Eppsteiner Strasse in Frankfurt-on-the-Main, a ceremony took place.

    It was Rosh Hashanah evening, the ushering in of the Jewish New Year. World War II had ended in Europe four months before, and...