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  • There are good reasons why Europe’s Jews are so worried

    February 11, 2016 | 1:28 pm

    The Weimar Republic, Germany's flawed experiment in democracy in the 1920s, has become today's paradigm for the failure of state and society. By the end of Weimar, the government seemed to have lost control - vigilantes from the political extremes claimed they were keeping the...

  • Amid memories, cemetery documentary imparts lesson of Jewish survival

    By Tom Tugend

    January 4, 2012 | 12:43 pm

    The Weissensee Jewish Cemetery is 130 years old and has survived the kaiser’s imperial Germany, the Weimar Republic, and, astonishingly, the Nazi regime.

    It is the largest active Jewish cemetery in Europe and adds daily to the 115,600 graves on its 100-acre grounds in northeast...

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