Firecracker explodes near Israeli journalist in Berlin while reporting in Hebrew

Israeli reporter Antonia Yamin reporting from Berlin just before a firecracker exploded. (Screenshot/Twitter)
Israeli reporter Antonia Yamin reporting from Berlin just before a firecracker exploded. (Screenshot/Twitter)

Israeli reporter Antonia Yamin reporting from Berlin just before a firecracker exploded. (Screenshot/Twitter)

BERLIN (JTA) – A firecracker exploded near an Israeli TV journalist reporting in Hebrew in Berlin after she was harassed by several young men.

The incident, which police are investigating as a possible case of anti-Semitism, is the latest of several anti-Semitic, anti-Israel attacks in the German capital in the past year. [Read more…]

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German man, 95, charged as accessory to murder of more than 36,000 at Nazi camp

(JTA) – A German man, 95, has been charged with being an accessory to more than 36,000 murders when he allegedly served as a guard at the Nazi Mauthausen concentration camp.

Berlin prosecutors confirmed on Friday that the man, identified as Hans Werner H. due to privacy regulations, is accused of serving as an SS guard in the camp in 1944 and 1945, The Associated Press reported. The camp was located in northern Austria. [Read more…]

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